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Secondary education documents

Students complete Flemish secondary education with:

  • a certificate (after 6 years of BSO); or
  • the Diploma van Secundair Onderwijs with a transcript (after 7 years BSO or after 6 years ASO/KSO/TSO).

Higher education documents

To demonstrate that they have completed higher education, students must be in possession of a higher education diploma with a list of subjects and a diploma supplement.

Diploma supplement

The diploma supplement, which has been obligatory for universities since 1991 and for hogescholen since 1994, is issued automatically to graduates.

More information about the Diploma Supplement (DS) is available on the Europass website including examples of diploma supplements.