Diplomas from Thailand

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

Working in the Netherlands

Do you want to know if you can work in the Netherlands with a certain Thai diploma? Go to Working in the Netherlands with a foreign diploma.

Studying in the Netherlands

Do you want to know if you can study in the Netherlands with your Thai diploma? Go to Studying in the Netherlands with a foreign diploma.

Diploma Comparable to
Certificate in Vocational Education an MBO diploma level 2 or 3
Certificate of Secondary Education/Matayom 6 a HAVO diploma
Associate Degree 2 years of HBO or an associate degree
Diploma in Technical Education an associate degree or 2 years of HBO
Diploma in Vocational Education an associate degree or 2 years of HBO
Bachelor's degree an HBO bachelor's degree or 2 years of WO
Master's degree an HBO master's degree or a WO master's degree
  • 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 Thai education system? Please contact us.