Diplomas from Israel

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

Working in the Netherlands

Do you want to know if you can work in the Netherlands with a certain Israeli diploma? Go to Working in the Netherlands with a foreign diploma.

Studying in the Netherlands

Do you want to know if you can study in the Netherlands with your Israeli diploma? Go to Studying in the Netherlands with a foreign diploma.

Diploma Comparable to
Technai / טכנאי (Professional Certificate) an MBO diplomma level 2 or 3
Te’udat Bagrut / תעודה בגרות (Matriculation Certificate) a HAVO diploma or a VWO diploma
Handassai / הנדסאי (Practical Engineer) an associate degree or 2 years of HBO
Bachelor's degree / תואר ראשון an HBO bachelor's degree or a WO bachelor's degree
Master's degree / מוסמך an HBO master's degree or a WO master's degree
  • 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.
  • Do you have another question about the Israeli education system? Please contact us.