Education in Eastern EU Member States

Whether you are a member of our services or not, if you deal with candidates coming from eastern EU member countries such as Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, Croatia, Slovakia or the Baltic States; this course is essential.


This training session is designed to provide detailed information on the changing format of the education systems of countries like Bulgaria, Poland, Romania, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in the last 10 years.

The session provides detailed background information on the education systems as well as a number of case studies looking at the documentation presented and the recognition of awards from these countries.

It will also discuss the format of changes in these countries in the context of reforms to the European Higher Education Area.

Target Audience

Recommended for university and college staff, professional bodies, recruiters, work permit and visa agencies, careers, guidance, refugee and asylum seekers' advisers.


The key objectives of the training are to:

  • Gain an appreciation of the political and cultural context of education in these new EU member states
  • Achieve an understanding of the structure of the education systems of these new EU member states, including secondary, vocational/occupational and higher education and how this compares with the UK's education system
  • Develop the ability to identify and classify qualifications available at different levels of these education systems

Support Materials

Delegates will receive a tailored workbook to support the fully interactive session, which will be used in conjunction with our software.

Book On This Course

To book on this course please sign in or complete a Training Booking Form.

The cost to attend our half-day training workshops is £275 + VAT per person.

If you are a member then you may have complimentary training places that can be used for these workshops so that you can attend for free. Your Power User at your institution or your account manager can give you more information, or email [email protected].