Diplomas from Czechia

In the table below you can find the level of Czech diplomas.

Working in the Netherlands

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Studying in the Netherlands

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Diploma Comparable to NLQF EQF
Výuční list an MBO diploma level 2 or 3 2 or 3 2 or 3
Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce from a střední odborné učiliště an MBO diploma level 3 or 4 3 or 4 3 or 4
Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce from a conservatorium a HAVO diploma for the general education part 4 4
Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce from a střední odborná skola a VWO diploma for the general education part 4+ 4
Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce from a gymnázium a VWO diploma 4+ 4
Diplom absolventa vyšší odborné školy with the title DiS 2 or 3 years of HBO 5 of 6 5 of 6
Diplom with the Bakalář degree an HBO bachelor's degree or a WO bachelor's degree 6 6
Diplom with the Magistr or Master/Inženýr degree an HBO master's degree or a WO master's degree 7 7
  • You can find more information about how we compare diplomas via Credential evaluation.
  • You can only use the MBO comparison if you want to check whether a diploma can give access to Dutch higher education. If you want to check the level of this diploma because you are looking for work, please contact the IDW. The diploma may then be compared to another MBO level.
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