Education and diplomas Slovenia

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Common diplomas of Slovenia

View the Dutch comparison of the most common diplomas from Slovenia, the duration of schooling, the type of education and the purpose of these diplomas.

Poklicna Matura (vocational Matura)

  • Dutch comparison: HAVO diploma for its general education part (NLQF* 4/EQF** 4).
  • Duration of schooling: 3 to 4 years.
  • Type of education: secondary vocational education.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to short cycle programmes in higher professional education - Diplom professional qualification of inzenir or tehnolog (visje strokovne skole - 2 years).

Splošna Matura (general Matura)

  • Dutch comparison: VWO diploma (NQF 4+/EQF 4).
  • Duration of schooling: 4 years.
  • Type of education: upper secondary general education.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to higher education.

Diplom with professional qualification of inzenir or tehnolog (visje strokovne skole - 2 years)

  • Dutch comparison: 2 years HBO or AD (NLQF 5/EQF 5).
  • Duration of schooling: 2 years.
  • Type of education: short cycle higher professional education.
  • Purpose of diploma: professional qualification.

Diploma prve stopnje (first cycle diploma)

  • Dutch comparison: HBO or WO bachelor’s degree (NLQF 6/EQF 6).
  • Duration of schooling: 3 to 4 years.
  • Type of education: professional or research oriented.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to further study of the second cycle in higher education - Diploma druge stopnje (second cycle diploma) - Magister/Master.

Diploma druge stopnje (second cycle diploma) - Magister/Master

  • Dutch comparison: HBO or WO master’s degree (NLQF 7/EQF 7).
  • Duration of schooling: 1 to 2 years.
  • Type of education: professional or research oriented.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to doctorate programmes.

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

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Nuffic publishes 6 new descriptions of foreign education systems

24 January 2019
Nuffic has published 6 new descriptions of foreign education systems in recent weeks: Costa Rica, Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Tunisia and Venezuela.