Diploma Ethiopian National Qualifications Framework (ENQF) Comparable to
Ethiopian General Secondary Education Certificate
(before 2021)
2 a VMBO-T diploma

(Ethiopian) Secondary School Leaving Examination with at least:

  • 6 subjects with a result of 50 or higher; and
  • a total score (total) of at least 335.

(from 2021 onwards)

Access 3 a HAVO diploma

Ethiopian University Entrance Examination Certificate with at least:

  • 6 subjects with a result of 50 or higher; and
  • a total score (total) of at least 335.

(before 2021)

Access 3 a HAVO diploma
TVET Certificate Level V 5 Please contact us for a credential evaluation.
Bachelor of Arts 6 an HBO bachelor's degree or 2 years of WO
Bachelor of Business 6 an HBO bachelor's degree or 2 years of WO
Bachelor of Science (duration: 3 or 4 years) 6 an HBO bachelor's degree or 2 years of WO
Bachelor of Laws 6 a WO bachelor's degree
Bachelor of Pharmacy 6 a WO bachelor's degree
Bachelor of Science (duration: 5 years) 6 usually a WO bachelor's degree, sometimes an HBO bachelor's degree
Doctor of Medicine 6 1 year of a 3-year WO master's programme in medicine
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 6 1 year of a 3-year WO master's programme in veterinary medicine
Master with at least a 3- or 4-year bachelor's degree as admission requirement 7 an HBO master's degree or a 1-year WO master's degree
Master with a 5-year bachelor's degree as admission requirement 7 an HBO master's degree or a WO master's degree
  • You can find information about the Dutch diplomas on our web pages about the education system in the Netherlands.
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  • SBB compares foreign qualifications and training at VMBO and MBO level. The comparison may vary if the SBB evaluates the diploma for admission to VET schools or for work in the Netherlands.