ith the exception of students having obtained a European Baccalaureate issued by the High Council of European Schools or an International Baccalaureate awarded by the International Baccalaureate Office of Geneva, all students having obtained a secondary school diploma abroad must, in order to have access to 1st cycle university studies, obtain an equivalence between their diploma and the C.E.S.S. (certificate of upper secondary education).

This recognition must be requested from the Equivalence Service of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation until July 15, 2023 at the latest.

This does not exempt you from respecting the regulatory deadlines for submitting your file to the Registration and Admission Office.

Direction générale de l’Enseignement non obligatoire et de la Recherche scientifique
Service de la Reconnaissance académique et professionnelle des diplômes étrangers
Rue A. Lavallée 1,
1080 Brussels

Tel. +32 2 690 86 86

Mail : equi.oblig@cfwb.be

The procedure and the documents to provide may vary depending on the nationality of the diploma. Please visit the site of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation in order to learn about the precise terms and conditions.

You will there find the steps to take in case of non-satisfactory equivalents.

Registration and Admission Office

Place du 20-Août, 7 - 4000 Liège | Building A1

the Registration and Admission Office
can be contacted

By phone : +32 (0)4 366 46 00

From Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm and from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm

For a first contact: https://my.uliege.be/firstcontact

For any question on the online form: inscription-online@uliege.be

or via our thematic plateform:


On site, at our reception desk

Via our reception desk, on working days:
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, Thursday from 1:30 to 4:30 pm


ULiège students, future Belgian students and international students :
+32 (0)4 366 46 00

Future students at Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech :
+32(0)81 62 24 76 | +32(0)81 62 23 45

updated on 7/19/23

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