Diploma SeQF EQF Comparable to NLQF EQF
Högskoleförberedande examen från Gymnasieskolan with vocational subjects - - a HAVO diploma for the general education part and a MBO diploma level 2 or 3 for the vocational part 4 and 2 or 3 4 and 2 or 3
Högskoleförberedande examen från Gymnasieskolan (general education programme) 4 4 a HAVO diploma or a VWO diploma 4 or 4+ 4
Yrkeshögskoleexamen 5 - 1 year of HBO 5 5
Kvalificerad yrkeshögskoleexamen 6 - an associate degree or 2 years of HBO 6 6
Högskoleexamen with 120 ECTS (högskolepoäng) 5 5 an associate degree or 2 years of HBO 6 6
Kandidatexamen (bachelor’s degree) 6 6 an HBO bachelor's degree or a WO bachelor's degree 6 6
Yrkesexamen (professional degree) 6 or 7 6 or 7 usually an HBO master's degree or a WO master's degree, sometimes an HBO bachelor's degree or WO bachelor's degree 6 or 7 6 or 7
Magisterexamen (master’s degree) 7 7 an HBO master's degree or a WO master's degree 7 7
Masterexamen (master’s degree) 7 7 an HBO master's degree or a WO master's degree 7 7