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Overview of Hungarian diplomas

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Gimnáziumi Érettségi Bizonyítvány

  • Comparable to: a VWO diploma (NLQF 4+/EQF 4).
  • Duration of schooling: 4 to 8 years.
  • Type of education: secondary general education.
  • Purpose of diploma: admission to higher education.

Szakközépiskolai Érettségi Képesítö Bizonyítvány

  • Comparable to: a VWO diploma for the general education component (NLQF 4+/EQF 4).
  • Duration of schooling: 6 years.
  • Type of education: secondary general education with vocational.
  • Purpose of diploma: admission to higher education.

Certificate of felsőfokú szakképzés/HVT (Higher Vocational Training programmes)

  • Comparable to: 2 years HBO (NLQF 5/EQF 5).

Egyetemi oklevél alap képzés

  • Comparable to: a WO bachelor’s degree (NLQF 6/EQF 6).
  • Duration of schooling: 3 to 4 years.
  • Type of education: research-oriented.
  • Purpose of diploma: admission to further education of the 2nd cyclus in research based education (Egyetemi mesterképzés).

Főiskolai oklevél (3 years)

  • Comparable to: 3 years HBO (NLQF 6/EQF 6).
  • Duration of schooling: 3 years.
  • Type of education: higher professional education.
  • Purpose of diploma: admission to further study of the 2nd cycle in higher professional education (Főiskolai oklevél mesterképzés).

Főiskolai oklevél alap képzés (4 years)

  • Comparable to: an HBO bachelor’s degree (NLQF 6/EQF 6).
  • Duration of schooling: 4 years.
  • Type of education: higher professional education.
  • Purpose of diploma: admission to further study of the 2nd cycle in higher professional education (Főiskolai oklevél mesterképzés).

Egyetemi mesterképzés

  • Comparable to: a WO master’s degree (NLQF 7/EQF 7).
  • Duration of schooling: 1 to 2 years.
  • Type of education: research-oriented.
  • Purpose of diploma: admission to doctorate programmes.

Egyetemi oklevél osztatlan mesterkepzés

  • Comparable to: a WO master’s degree (NLQF 7/EQF 7).
  • Duration of schooling: 5 to 6 years.
  • Type of education: research-oriented.
  • Purpose of diploma: admission to doctorate programmes.

Főiskolai oklevél mesterképzés

  • Comparable to: a HBO master’s degree (NLQF 7/EQF 7).
  • Duration of schooling: 1 to 2 years.
  • Type of education: higher professional education.