ZAB (Central Office for Foreign Education)

A central institution for the assessment of non-German educational certificates in Germany.

Short for: "Zentralstelle für ausländisches Bildungswesen" (Central Office for Foreign Education)

The ZAB compares German and non-German educational systems. For each country worldwide, it determines which educational certificates entitle to which kind of study in Germany.

In its database anabin, the ZAB publishes information on their evaluation of educational certificates from more than 180 countries.

Information based on this evaluation can also be found for many countries using our database "Check: university admission".