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Overview of Peruvian diplomas

In the overview below you can find the level of Peruvian diplomas. You cannot derive any rights from it.

Working in the Netherlands

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Studying in the Netherlands

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Técnico

  • Comparable to: an MBO diploma level 1, 2 or 3 (NLQF 1-3/EQF 1-3).
  • Duration of schooling: 2 years.
  • Type of education: post-secondary education.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to post-secondary education.

Profesional Técnico a Nombre de la Nación

  • Comparable to: an MBO diploma level 3 or 4 (NLQF 3-4/EQF 3-4).
  • Duration of schooling: 3 years.
  • Type of education: post-secondary education.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to higher education.

Certificado Oficial de Estudios

  • Comparable to: approximately a HAVO diploma (NLQF 4/EQF 4).
  • Duration of schooling: 5 years.
  • Type of education: secondary education
  • Purpose of diploma: access to higher education or to the entrance examinations.

Profesional a Nombre de la Nación

  • Comparable to: an HBO bachelor’s degree (NLQF 6/EQF 6).
  • Duration of schooling: 5 years.
  • Type of education: higher professional education.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to master’s programmes.

Artista Profesional

  • Comparable to: an HBO bachelor’s degree (NLQF 6/EQF 6).
  • Duration of schooling: 5 years.
  • Type of education: higher professional education.

Bachiller/Licenciado/Título Profesional/Ingeniero

  • Comparable to: an HBO or a WO bachelor’s degree (NLQF 6/EQF 6).
  • Duration of schooling: 5 years.
  • Type of education: professional or research-oriented.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to master’s programmes.

Especialista/Diplomado

  • Comparable to: at least an HBO or a WO bachelor’s degree (NLQF 6/EQF 6).
  • Duration of schooling: at least half a year.
  • Type of education: professional or research-oriented.

Maestria

  • Comparable to: an HBO or a WO master’s degree (NLQF 7/EQF 7).
  • Duration of schooling: at least 1 year.
  • Type of education: professional or research oriented.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to doctoral programmes.