How the Carolina Bori platform works for the recognition of foreign master’s and doctoral degrees

To recognize a postgraduate diploma, in accordance with CNE / CES Resolution No. 03/2016, it is necessary to present the following documents:

I – Register containing personal data and, when applicable, information about the institutional link that it maintains in Brazil;

II – Copy of the diploma duly registered by the institution responsible for the diploma, in accordance with the legislation in force in the country of origin and;

III – Exemplary of the thesis or dissertation with record of approval of the examining board, with a copy in digital file in a compatible format, accompanied by the following documents:

Minutes or official document of the home institution, containing the date of the defense, if applicable, the title of the work, its approval and concepts granted; and
Names of the participants of the examining board, if applicable, and of the advisor (a) accompanied by the respective summarized curricula;
If the program of origin does not provide for public defense of the thesis, the student must attach a document issued and authenticated by the institution of origin, describing the procedures for evaluating the quality of the thesis or dissertation adopted by the institution (including blind evaluation issued by an external referee).

IV – Copy of the school transcript, describing the subjects or activities taken, with the respective periods and total hours, indicating the frequency and the result of the evaluations in each subject;

V – Brief description of the research activities carried out, internships and printed or electronic copy of the scientific works resulting from the dissertation or thesis, published and / or presented in congresses or academic-scientific meetings, indicating the authorship (s), the name of the journal and the date of publication and / or name and location of the scientific events where the works were presented;

VI – Results of the external evaluation of the institution’s post-graduate course or program, if any and has been carried out by public institutions or duly accredited in the country of origin, and other existing information about the program’s reputation indicated in documents, reports or reports .

The documents referred to in items II, III to, IV must be registered by a foreign institution responsible for the diploma, in accordance with the legislation in force in the country of origin, apostille in the case of their origin being from a country that is a signatory to the Hague Convention ( CNJ Resolution 228, of June 22, 2016) or authenticated by a competent consular authority, in the case of non-signatory countries. In the case of Unilogos University, it, as a signatory institution in view of the United States being a member country.

The educational institution receiving the request for revalidation or recognition of foreign diplomas may, when deemed necessary, request the applicant to translate the aforementioned documentation, except for cases of lingua franca used in the academic training and knowledge production environment university: English, French and Spanish.

To recognize the diploma, the interested party must choose an educational institution that has the desired course and submit the required documentation so that the diploma, in the face of the granting of the request, is declared equivalent to those granted in Brazil.