Diplomas from Slovakia

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

Working in the Netherlands

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Studying in the Netherlands

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Diploma Comparable to NLQF EQF
Vysvedčenie o záverečnej skúške from a stredné odborné učilište an MBO diploma level 1 or 2 1 or 2 1 or 2
Vysvedčenie o maturitnej skúške from a stredné odborné učilište a HAVO diploma for the general education part 4 4
Vysvedčenie o maturitnej skúške from a konzervatórium a HAVO diploma for the general education part 4 4
Vysvedčenie o maturitnej skúške from a stredná odborná škola a VWO diploma for the general education part 4+ 4
Vysvedčenie o maturitnej skúške from a gymnázium a VWO diploma 4+ 4
Absolventský diplom from a konzervatórium or a vyššia odborná škola ( : 2-3 years) 2 years of HBO at most 5 5
Diplom with the Bakalár degree an HBO bachelor's degree or a WO bachelor's degree 6 6
Diplom with the Magister/Inžinier 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.
  • Do you have another question about the Slovak education system? Please contact us.