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General information

In Hungary, the recognition procedure of diplomas which has been obtained in a foreign country is based on the Act C of 2001 on the recognition of foreign certificates and degrees, which is applicable to any certificate issued under the jurisdiction of a foreign country for the purpose of the recognition, thereof as equivalent to a counterpart certificate obtainable in Hungary.
In case of healthcare qualifications, the recognition procedure can be conducted by two competent authorities based on the following classification.

Competent authority Certificates obtained in the European Union Certificates obtained in a non-member states
Health Registration and Training Center 1. qualifications in general medicine 1. specialist qualifications in medicine
2. specialist qualifications in medicine 2. specialist qualifications in dentistry
3. qualifications in dentistry 3. specialist qualifications in pharmacy
4. specialist qualifications in dentistry 4. other higher level specialist healthcare qualifications
5. qualifications in pharmacy 5. secondary level healthcare qualifications
6. qualifications in nursing -
7. qualifications in midwifery -
8. other healthcare qualifications -
Educational Authority- Hungarian Equivalence and Information Centre - 1. qualifications in general medicine
- 2. qualifications in dentistry
- 3. qualifications in pharmacy
- 4. other higher level healthcare qualifications