Diploma Comparable to
Attestation du Baccalauréat at least a HAVO diploma
Baccalauréat d’Enseignement Technologique et Professionnel a HAVO diploma with vocational subjects
Diplôme de Technicien an MBO diploma level 3 or 4
Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (BTS) 2 years of HBO or an associate degree
Diplôme de Technicien Spécialisé 2 years of HBO or an associate degree
Diplôme Universitaire de Technologie (DUT) at least 2 years of HBO
Diplôme d’Ingénieur d’Application an HBO bachelor's degree
Licence d’Études Fondamentales 2 years of WO
Licence Professionnelle 3 years of HBO
Diplôme d’Ingénieur d’État 1 year of a 2-year WO master’s degree
Master Spécialisé an HBO master’s degree
Master a 1-year WO master’s degree
  • You can find information about the Dutch diplomas on our web pages about the education system in the Netherlands.
  • You can find more information about how we compare diplomas via Credential evaluation.
  • The SBB evaluates foreign diplomas and training at VMBO and MBO level. The evaluation may vary if the SBB evaluates the diploma for admission to VET schools or for work in the Netherlands.