Session 04.11

Spotting fraud in credentials from Africa and the Middle East

  • Wednesday 12 Sept
    15:30-16:30
  • Room F, Level 1, Palexpo
  • Level: intermediate
  • Related Expert Communities Admission and Recognition

This session will provide tips and tricks for spotting irregularities in and verifying the authenticity of foreign credentials from Africa and the Middle East, with a special focus on credentials from the DRC and Syria. With regard to irregularities, we’ll speak about looking at the biographical data, building an internal reference database and checking for logical error. In terms of verification, we’ll cover databases, making contact with issuing authorities and forensic checks.

Topic

  • Admissions & accreditation

Chair

  • Ulrika Axell, 
    Swedish Council for Higher Education, Sweden

Speakers

  • Kim Vanelderen, 
    NARIC-Vlaanderen, Belgium
  • Samir Gabro, 
    Swedish Council for Higher Education, Sweden

Presentation

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