Diploma Comparable to
Junior High School Diploma (since 2016) a VMBO-T diploma
High School Diploma (katibayan/katunayan) (up to and including 2015) a VMBO-T diploma
Grade 12/Senior High School Diploma - Academic track (since 2018) a HAVO diploma
Grade 12/Senior High School Diploma in Arts and Design, Sports or Technical-Vocational-Livelihood (since 2018) Please contact us for a credential evaluation
Associate an MBO diploma level 3 or 4
Bachelor's degree 2 years of HBO or an associate degree
Bachelor's degree from a Centre of Excellence an HBO bachelor's degree
Doctor of Dental Science 2 years of WO
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 2 years of WO
Doctor of Medicine a WO bachelor's degree
Juris Doctor a WO bachelor's degree
Master's degree Please contact us for a credential evaluation
  • 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.
  • 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.