Diplomas and Certificates

Higher education graduates are awarded qualifications of the appropriate educational-proficiency levels and they are granted diplomas of the state format. The Diploma is the State-recognized document which serves as both an educational certificate and a professional licence, confirming the attainment of the appropriate higher educational level and qualification of a certain educational-proficiency level (an academic degree in a field of study and speciality). The Law on Higher Education (2002) establishes the following types of documents that confirm higher education qualifications:
Dyplom Molodshoho Spetsialista (Diploma/ qualification of Junior Specialist)
Dyplom Bakalavra (Diploma/ qualification of Bachelor)
Dyplom Spetsialista (Diploma/ qualification of Specialist)
Dyplom Mahistra (Diploma/ qualification of Master)