The following information, regarding minimum equivalent qualifications and academic standing, and required credential, is intended as a guideline only and is to be used as a reference for admission purposes only

Admission to Master's Program

Minimum Equivalent Qualifications
For admission to a master’s program, the qualifications listed are normally recognized as equivalent to a Simon Fraser University 4-year bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall grade of B. Most SFU graduate programs will assess a Bologna compliant degree as equivalent to a four-year degree. Please note: departments may have higher requirements and the assessment of any individual may be subject to additional criteria, including English language scores

Minimum Overall Academic Standing

Required Credential or Degree
Diplom; Magister Artium; Staatsexamen/Staatsprufung from a University or University–level institution requiring at least 8 semesters with an overall "GUT" standing

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
Gut, 2/5

Required Credential or Degree
Master; Doktor/Promotion; Zweite Staatsexamen/Zweite Staatsprüfung 


Applicants must arrange for the submission of all examination records, Seminarscheine, and diplom certificates. (Vordiplom and Diplom from Fachhochschule not acceptable.)

To be official, original language documents and English translations must arrive together in official envelopes which have been sealed and endorsed by the issuing institution.