This document registers any period of time that its holder spent in another European country for education and vocational training purposes (European learning pathway): an internship in an enterprise; a three month study period included in an exchange programme or a voluntary placement in a NGO.
The European pathway is monitored by two organisations, one based in the country of origin and the other in the host country. Both organisation determine the objective, content and duration of the European learning pathway and also appoint a tutor in the host country.
For more information please contact the NEC of your own country.
This document is issued in the name of higher education diploma holders together with their certificate or diploma.
It contributes to a better understanding of the higher education academic qualifications, mainly when abroad.
The EDS does not replace the higher education official certificate or diploma nor makes part of a qualifications recognition system.
This document should be requested to the higher education institution.
This document is intended for people holding an official vocational education and training certification or equivalent. It contains information that complements that in the official certification, enabling its understanding, more specifically by eventual employers from other countries.
The ECS is issued by the same organisations that provided the formal vocational education and training certification. This document does not replace the official certification nor makes part of a qualifications recognition system.
This document should be requested to the training institution.