Education and diploma European Baccalaureate

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The diploma

European Schools and a number of accredited schools provide multilingual, multicultural education programmes for students aged 4 to 19. The programmes prepare students for the European Baccalaureate and admission to higher education.

European Baccalaureate Certificate

  • Dutch comparison: VWO diploma (NLQF* 4+/EQF** 4).
  • Duration of education: 2 years (third cycle).
  • Type of education: upper general secondary education.
  • Purpose of diploma: admission to higher education.

* NLQF = Dutch Qualifications Framework
** EQF = European Qualifications Framework

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Subject-based immersion study visit to Birmingham

1 December 2019 10 a.m. - 6 December 2019 6 p.m.
On this study visit you will experience subject-based immersion in an English school. You will also attend the prestigious SSAT National Conference in Birmingham.