International Degree Equivalencies
Algeria Australia Bangladesh
Brazil China Colombia
Croatia Czech Republic Egypt
France Germany* Ghana
Hungary India Indonesia
Iran Iraq Israel
Italy* Japan Jordan
Kenya Korea, South (Republic of) Libya
Malaysia Mexico Montenegro
Morocco Netherlands New Zealand
Nigeria Pakistan Philippines
Poland Romania Russian Federation
Saudi Arabia Serbia Singapore
Slovakia South Africa Taiwan
Thailand Turkey Ukraine
United Arab Emirates United Kingdom Venezuela
 Vietnam Zaire (Dem. Rep. of Congo) Zimbabwe
  • If the country you require is not listed, please contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies for further assistance.
  • Please note that the grading scales provided here are general grading scales and may vary slightly between institutions within countries. Some institutions will provide grading scales on the transcripts. If the grading scale is listed on the ORIGINAL LANGUAGE TRANSCRIPT, please use the one provided on the transcript.

Reference Material:
British Council's International Guide to Qualifications in Education, 4th Ed. (1996)
NAFSA: Handbook on the Placement of Foreign Graduate Students (1990)
NAFSA: A Guide to Educational Systems Around the World (1999)
U.B.C. Graduate Admissions Requirement
UNESCO International Association of Universities

In some cases, the World Education Series (WES) were used for individual countries. These countries have been marked with an (*).