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What is the value of my Dutch diploma abroad?

Are you going abroad for work or study? Do you want to know the value of your Dutch diploma abroad?
The value of a Dutch diploma is assessed in the land of destination. There, the Dutch diploma will be compared with the educational system of the hosting country.

Diploma description
For many Dutch diplomas, diploma descriptions are available. With these descriptions, you can clarify the value of your diploma abroad. Foreign employers and educational institutes are then better able to assess the value of your diploma.

In the list included below, you can see for which diploma descriptions can be issued, and which organisation you can contact.

General secondary education (vmbo, havo and vwo): DUO
Senior secondary vocational education and training (mbo): SBB
Higher education (hbo or university): EP-Nuffic


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