Nuffic publishes 6 new descriptions of foreign education systems
With this wealth of information about these 6 countries the counter now stands at 91 education systems.
Which diploma does a foreign student need to continue studying at a Dutch research university or a university of applied sciences? Does a foreign bachelor's degree automatically provide access to a master's degree programme in the Netherlands? How does Nuffic assess secondary school diplomas from other countries?
Nuffic has been publishing descriptions of foreign education systems for years to answer questions such as these.
Anyone can download these detailed descriptions of education systems and diplomas from 91 different countries for free as a pdf. Every year we determine if there is a need for education systems that aren’t yet included. In the course of 2019 we will therefore add these new countries:
- Sri Lanka
The detailed information focuses primarily on access to Dutch higher education. In addition, we offer a brief overview of the most common diplomas and how they compare to Dutch diplomas. This way you can quickly see online how these foreign diplomas are usually assessed in the Netherlands.
Because education systems change often, the team International recognition updates the existing descriptions on a regular basis. Nuffic’s country experts evaluate more than a hundred diplomas every day and have an extensive, international network. This means we are well informed about educational reforms.
Popular education systems
Every year, the descriptions of foreign education systems are downloaded more than 100,000 times. The countries that were most in demand in 2018 are:
- The Netherlands
- United Kingdom
- United States
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