Diplomas from Switzerland

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

Working in the Netherlands

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Studying in the Netherlands

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Diploma Comparable to NLQF EQF
Berufsmaturität/Certificat de Maturité Professionnelle/Fachmaturität/Specialised Maturity Certificate a HAVO diploma for the general education part 4 4
Certificat de Maturité/Maturitätszeugnis/Maturitätsausweis/Maturity Certificate from a Gymnasiale Maturitätsschule/École de Maturité a VWO diploma 4+ 4
Bachelor's degree from a Fachhochschule/Haute École Spécialisée (HES) an HBO bachelor's degree 6 6
Bachelor's degree from an Universität or Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) a WO bachelor's degree 6 6
Master's degree from a Fachhochschule/Haute École Spécialisée (HES) an HBO master's degree 7 7
Diplom/Diplôme from an Universität or Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) a WO master's degree 7 7
Lizentiat/Licence from an Universität or Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) a WO master's degree 7 7
Master's degree from an Universität or Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) a WO master's degree 7 7