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Add education information to your ORCID record

Welcome to ORCID > Building your ORCID record and connecting your iD > Add education information to your ORCID record.

Watch our short video about how to add education information to your ORCID record.

Add information about where you studied and the degrees you have been awarded. Trusted parties can also add/update this information.

Under “Institution”, start typing the name of the institution where you studied. As you type, our system will automatically suggest possibilities from a pre-populated list. Whenever possible you should select an option from this list as it enables your ORCID iD to be connected to the correct organization identifier for your institution; it is also used when searching ORCID by organization. You may select an option from the list and then change how the institution’s name will appear in your record if it is not correctly listed. If your institution is not listed, please enter the information manually.


Once you’ve selected your institution, information about it will automatically populate other fields. While some institutions will include department level listings, please choose the highest level of the organization and provide departmental information in the department field.

Add start date (required) and end date (if applicable), and click "Add to list". The education affiliation is now added to your ORCID record.

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