Diploma Comparable to
Diploma (Class 14) an MBO diploma level 4
12th Grade graduation certificate a HAVO diploma
Bachelor of Arts an HBO bachelor's degree or 2 years of WO
Bachelor of Engineering a WO bachelor's degree
Bachelor of Science an HBO bachelor's degree or 2 years of WO
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine a WO bachelor's degree
Medical Doctor 2 years of a 3-year master's programme in medicine
Master's degree an HBO master's degree or a 1-year WO master's degree
  • You can find information about the Dutch diplomas on our web pages about the education system in the Netherlands.
  • You can find more information about how we compare diplomas via Credential evaluation.
  • SBB evaluates foreign diplomas and training at VMBO and MBO level. The evaluation may vary if the SBB evaluates the diploma for admission to VET schools or for work in the Netherlands.