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What does ENIC and NARIC mean?


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What does ENIC and NARIC mean?

ENIC network =
           = European Network of National Information Centres on Recognition and Mobility

The ENIC network of the Council of Europe and UNESCO includes the national information centres for academic recognition and mobility. ENIC centres exist in 42 countries of the UNESCO Europe region, including besides the geographical Europe also Australia, Canada, Israel, USA and some non-European countries successors of the former USSR, see ENIC-NARIC website. Establishing of national ENIC centres is stipulated in the Lisbon recognition convention.

The tasks and activities of ENIC and NARIC centres are described in Joint ENIC-NARIC Charter (adoted 2004)

The ENIC and NARIC networks are active players in the Bologna process, see  Strasbourg Statement jointly adopted by both networks


NARIC network =
EU network of national academic recognition information centres

The NARIC network is the EU network of national academic recognition information centres. It includes NARIC centres of the EU member states and associated countries. Normally each NARIC centre is at the same time an ENIC centre, but NARICs also have their specific EU-related functions regarding recognition of qualifications and study credit points within the SOCRATES programme and most of them also serve as contact points providing information regarding the professional recognition under EU directives, see NARIC home page.

ENIC and NARIC networks  actively respond to the new developments. In recent years recognition networks have established several working parties, which have addressed specific recognition issues and prepared supplementary documents to Lisbon convention.


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