I acquired my university entrance qualification in Iran. What requirements do my certificates have to meet?

 

Documents to Upload on RWTHonline as Part of Your Online Application

School certificate

  • A certificate of secondary education obtained after 12 years of schooling, issued from June 2019, or
  • A certificate of secondary education obtained after 11 years of schooling, issued up to and including 2018, or
  • A certificate of secondary education obtained after 12 years of schooling, issued until about 1999 and, if available

Additional documents

  • Proof of completion of the pre-university course, and/or
  • Proof of passing the interuniversity entrance examination, and/or
  • Proof of a successful academic year at a recognized university
  • Kardani diploma from a state university or an Islamic Azad University and/or
  • Bachelor's or licentiate degree from an Islamic Azad University and/or
 

Requirements for Recognition as a University Entrance Qualification, in Short HZB

A subject-related HZB applies if the following conditions are fulfilled and the corresponding certificates are submitted:

 

Certificates of secondary education and required supporting documents

A certificate of secondary education obtained after 12 years of schooling, issued from June 2019

No additional documents are required.

A certificate of secondary education obtained after 11 years of schooling, issued up to and including 2018

Plus either

  • A Kardani diploma from a state university or an Islamic Azad University, and
  • Proof of completion of the pre-university course, issued before 2011, and
  • Proof of passing the interuniversity entrance examination

Or

  • A Kardani diploma from a state university or an Islamic Azad University, and
  • Proof of completion of the pre-university course, issued from 2011

Or

  • Proof of completion of the pre-university course, issued from 2011, and
  • Proof of a successful academic year

Or

  • Proof of completion of the pre-university course, issued before 2011, and
  • Proof of passing the interuniversity entrance examination, and
  • Proof of a successful academic year
    (With this combination, the school leaving grade is not relevant)

Or

  • Proof of completion of the pre-university course, issued before 2011, and
  • A Bachelor's or licentiate degree from an Islamic Azad University, obtained up to and including 2013.
    Completion of a course of study lasting at least four years, provided that it was actually completed at a recognized university in accordance with the prescribed study standard and, as a rule, on a full-time basis.

Please note: In all cases, the secondary education certificate must show an overall grade of at least 15 in all cases.

A certificate of secondary education obtained after 12 years of schooling, issued until about 1999

Plus either

  • A Kardani diploma from a state university or an Islamic Azad University, and
  • Proof of passing the interuniversity entrance examination

Or

  • Proof of passing the interuniversity entrance examination, and
  • Proof of a successful academic year

Or

  • Bachelor or licentiate degree from an Islamic Azad University, obtained up to and including 2013. Completion of a course of study lasting at least four years, provided that the certificate was actually issued by a recognized university in accordance with the prescribed study standard and, as a rule, on a full-time basis.