Recognition of credits

If you have already started university studies in your country and you want to continue it or study something similar in Spain, it may be useful to go through a credits recognition process to access higher courses or get rid of duplicate subjects.

For this purpose, official documents that demonstrate similarities of the subjects studied in your country should be provided to the Spanish university. Generally, a certified translation and a notarized copy of the following documents are required:

Recognition of credits - study in Spain

The Spanish university will examine those documents and determine the subjects to be validated.

The recognition process examines each subject instead of completed courses. The following criteria are taken into consideration:

  • The subject that is in the curriculum
  • Similar name of the subject
  • Same number of ECTS credits
  • Similar study programme