Issuing the Diploma Supplement 

What is it

A document describing the knowledge and skills acquired by holders of higher education degrees. 

It provides additional information to that included in the official degrees / diplomas and/or transcript, making it more easily understood, especially by employers or institutions outside the issuing country.

Who is it for

The Europass Diploma Supplement is issued to graduates of higher education institutions along with their degree or diploma.

What it is not

The Europass Diploma Supplement is not:

  • a substitute for the original diploma or degree;
  • an automatic system that guarantees recognition.

Where can it be obtained

The Europass Diploma Supplement is issued by the higher education institution awarding the original diploma or degree.

View instructions on issuing the Diploma Supplement. 

View examples of the Diploma Supplement.