Diploma Comparable to NLQF EQF
Diploma o položenom završnom ispitu (Diploma of completed final exam) a HAVO diploma for the general education part, an MBO diploma level 3 for the vocational education part 3 + 4 3 + 4
Diploma o stečenom srednem obrazovanju (Diploma of completed secondary education) a VWO diploma 4+ 4
Diploma/Uverenje o položenom maturskom ispitu (Diploma/Certificate of completed maturity exam) a VWO diploma 4+ 4
Diploma of a basic professional study an HBO bachelor's degree 6 6
Diploma of a basic academic study an HBO bachelor's degree or a WO bachelor's degree 6 6
Diploma of a master academic study an HBO master's degree or a WO master's degree 7 7
Diploma o stečenom akademskom nazivu specijaliste (Diploma of academic title of specialist) a WO master's degree 7 7
  • 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.
  • Do you want to work in the Netherlands? Go to Working in the Netherlands with a foreign diploma.
  • Do you want to study in the Netherlands? Go to our website Study in NL.
  • 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.
  • There are no fixed names for diplomas in Serbia. There can be many different names for the same diploma. In this table we use the diploma names that we see most often. Do you have another question about the Serbian education system? Please contact us.