Diploma DQR EQF Comparable to NLQF EQF
Abschluss-zeugnis der Klasse 10 der Hauptschule 3 3 a VMBO-T diploma 2 2
Mittlere Reife 3 3 a VMBO-T diploma 2 2
Mittlerer Schulabschluss 3 3 a VMBO-T diploma 2 2
Realabschluss 3 3 a VMBO-T diploma 2 2
Sekundarabschluss I 3 3 a VMBO-T diploma 2 2
Fachhochschulreife 4 4 a HAVO diploma 4 4
Zeugnis der allgemeinen Hochschulreife 4 4 a VWO diploma 4+ 4
Zeugnis der fachgebundenen Hochschulreife 4 4 a VWO diploma 4+ 4
Diplom-Vorprüfungszeugnis - - 1½ to 2 years of HBO 5 5
Zwischenprüfungszeugnis - - 2 years of WO - -
Bachelors degree from a Fachhochschule 6 6 an HBO bachelor's degree 6 6
Diplom from a Fachhochschule 6 6 an HBO bachelor's degree 6 6
Bachelor's degree from a research-oriented institution 6 6 a WO bachelor's degree 6 6
Diplom from a research-oriented institution 7 7 a WO master's degree 7 7
Magister 7 7 a WO master's degree 7 7
Master's degree from a Fachhochschule 7 7 an HBO master's degree 7 7
Master's degree from a research-oriented institution 7 7 a WO master's degree 7 7
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