Diplomas from Luxembourg

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

Working in the Netherlands

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Studying in the Netherlands

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Diploma Comparable to NLQF EQF
Diplôme de fin d'études secondaires classiques (before 2017: Diplôme de fin d’études secondaires) a vwo diploma 4+ 4
Diplôme de fin d’études secondaires générales (before 2017: Diplôme de fin d’études techniques) a vwo diploma and an MBO diploma level 3 or 4 4+ and 3-4 4+ and 3-4
Certificat de capacité professionnelle (CCP) an MBO diploma level 2 2 2
Diplôme d'aptitude professionelle (DAP) an MBO diploma level 3 3 3
Diplôme de technicien (DT) an MBO diploma level 4 4 4
Brevet de technicien supérieur (BTS) an associate degree or 2 years of HBO 5 5
Brevet de maîtrise an associate degree or 2 years of HBO 5 5
Bachelor's degree an HBO bachelor's degree or a WO bachelor's degree 6 6
Master's degree 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.
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