Diplomas from Lithuania

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

Working in the Netherlands

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

Diploma NQF LTQF Comparable to NLQF EQF
Pagrindinio Išsilavinnivo Pažymejimas 2 2 a VMBO-T diploma 2 2
Kvalificacijos Pažymejimas/Profesinio Mokymo Diplomas 3 or 4 3 or 4 an MBO diploma level 2, 3 or 4 2, 3 or 4 2, 3 or 4
Brandos Atestatas 4 4 a VWO diploma 4+ 4
Profesinis Bakalauras Diplomas/Aukštojo Mokslo Diplomas 6 6 an HBO bachelor’s degree 6 6
Bakalauro Diplomas 6 6 an HBO bachelor's degree or a WO bachelor’s degree 6 6
Magistro Diplomas 7 7 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.
  • Do you have another question about the Lithuanian education system? Please contact us.