Country specific requirements

Africa*

West African Senior School Certificate (WAEC)
This secondary school diploma is not considered to be equivalent to the Dutch pre-university diploma.

National Senior Certificate (NSC)
This secondary school diploma is not considered to be equivalent to the Dutch pre-university diploma.

Independent Examination Board (lEB).
This secondary education is not considered to be equivalent to the Dutch pre-university.

* To be considered for a BSc programme, you must have finished one year at a Science University (in the country of origin) in a subject closely related to your BSc programme of choice. You must have passed all core subjects.

Australia

NSW: Higher School Certificate

  • Nothern Territory: Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training
  • Queensland/South Australia/Tasmania/Victoria/Western Australia: Certificate of Education
Austria

Accepted diplomas:
Reifezeugnis of a Allgemeinbildende Höhere Schule

Belgium

Accepted diplomas:
Certificat d’Enseignement Secondaire Supérieure
ASO

Bulgaria

Accepted diplomas:
Diploma za Zavarsheno Sredno Obrazovanie (DZSO)

Bachelor of Science (BSc) PorgrammeRequired subjects (up to and incl. the 4th halfyear)
Aerospace Engineering (English stream)Mathematics + Physics
Applied Earth Sciences (English stream)Mathematics + Physics + Chemistry
Computer Science & Engineering (English stream)Mathematics
Nanobiology (English stream)Mathematics + Physics + Chemistry + Biology
Canada
  • • Ontario School Diploma (OSSD) with 6 university courses (U or M courses)
  • • Diplome d' Études Collégiales (DEC) with the designation préuniversitaire (2 jaar)
  • • Other diploma's: on request
Caribbean
  • Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) The CAPE is required with three double units in general/academic subjects and an overall grade of l-V.
China

If the student passed the Gaokao entrance exam and has obtained admission to 1. a First Class University from the Double First Class initiative  2. A former ‘Project 211’ University, the student’s level is considered to be equivalent to the pre-university Dutch VWO diploma.

Croatia

Svjedodzba o maturi / Svjedodzba o drzavnoj maturi / Potvrda o polozenim ispitimaBTzFvne mature (Matura Certificate / State Matura Certificate)

Cyprus

Apolytirio Lykefou with an overall average mark of at least 15.

Czech Republic

Accepted diploma:
Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce (Secondary School Leaving certificate)

Denmark

Accepted diplomas:
Studentereksamenbevis (STX)/Bevis for Højere Forberedelseseksamen (HF)

Estonia

Accepted diplomas:
Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus

Finland

Accepted diplomas:
Studenteksamen/Ylioppilastutkintotodistus

France

Accepted diplomas:
Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement du Second Degré
Baccalaureate Serie S (with additional conditions)

Germany

Accepted diplomas:
Zeugnis der Fachgebundenen Hochschulreife
Abitur (with additional conditions)

Greece

Accepted diplomas:
Apolytirio (Genikou) Lykeiou with an overall average mark of 10 or higher

Hungary

Accepted diplomas:
Gimnaziumi Érettségi Bizonyítvány

Additional condition:
Mathematics and Physics advanced level
Chemistry and Biology intermediate level

Iceland

Stüdentspróf (academic) (Matriculation Certificate)

India

Accepted diplomas:
SSCE of the CBSE/CISCE (with additional conditions)

Ireland

Accepted diplomas:
Leaving Certificate (at least 6 exam subjects at Higher Level. Required key subjects needs to have a final result of H1-H4) 

Indonesia*

This secondary school diploma is not considered to be equivalent to the Dutch pre-university diploma.

* To be considered for a BSc programme, you must have finished one year at a Science University (in the country of origin) in a subject closely related to your BSc programme of choice. You must have passed all core subjects.

Israel

Accepted diplomas: 
Te ’udat Bagrût

Italy

Accepted diplomas: 
Diploma di Maturità/Superamento dell’esame di Stato Conclusivo

Latvia

Accepted diplomas: 
Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību

Liechtenstein

Accepted diplomas: 
Maturazeugnis

Lithuania

Accepted diplomas: 
Brandos Atestatas

Luxembourg

Accepted diplomas: 
Diplôme de Fin d’Etudes Secondaire, Enseignement Classique ou Moderne

Malta

Accepted diplomas: 
Advanced Matriculation (AM)

New-Zealand

Accepted diplomas: 
National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 with New Zealand University Entrance

Nigeria*

This secondary school diploma is not considered to be equivalent to the Dutch pre-university diploma.

* To be considered for a BSc programme, you must have finished one year at a Science University (in the country of origin) in a subject closely related to your BSc programme of choice. You must have passed all core subjects.

Norway

Accepted diploma:
Vitnemål for videregående opplæring (Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School) with in the top-left section of the document the phrase og har oppnådd generell studiekompetanse.

Poland

Accepted diploma:
Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci (Certificate of Maturity)

Portugal

Diploma do Ensino Secundario in cursos cientfficos humanisticos stream and an average mark of at least 14. When applying, please make sure that your transcript indicates the stream.

Romania

Accepted diplomas:
Diploma de Bacalaureat

Bachelor of Science (BSc) PorgrammeRequired subjects (up to and incl. the 4th halfyear)
Aerospace Engineering (English stream)Mathematics + Physics
Applied Earth Sciences (English stream)Mathematics + Physics + Chemistry
Computer Science & Engineering (English stream)Mathematics
Nanobiology (English stream)Mathematics + Physics + Chemistry + Biology
Russia*

This secondary school diploma is not considered to be equivalent to the Dutch pre-university diploma.

* To be considered for a BSc programme, you must have finished one year at a Science University (in the country of origin) in a subject closely related to your BSc programme of choice. You must have passed all core subjects.

Scotland

Accepted diplomas:
Scottish Certificate of Education (SCE) with 3 Advanced Higher Grades (mandatory Mathematics and Physics)

Serbia

Accepted diplomas
Диплома о стеченом средњем образовању / Diploma o stečenom srednjem obrazovanju (Diploma of Completed Secondary Education)

Slovakia

Accepted diplomas:
Vysvedčenie o Maturitnej Skúške of a Gymnázium

Slovenia

Accepted diplomas:
Matura
Secondary School-Leaving Diploma
Technical Matura

Spain

Accepted diplomas:
Titulo de Bachiller

Surinam

Accepted diplomas: 
Vwo (with additional conditions)

Sweden

Accepted diplomas:
Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskolan

Switzerland

Accepted diplomas:
Maturitatsausweis or Certificat de Maturité

Marocco*

This secondary school diploma is not considered to be equivalent to the Dutch pre-university diploma.

* To be considered for a BSc programme, you must have finished one year at a Science University (in the country of origin) in a subject closely related to your BSc programme of choice. You must have passed all core subjects.

Turkey*

This secondary school diploma is not considered to be equivalent to the Dutch pre-university diploma.

* To be considered for a BSc programme, you must have finished one year at a Science University (in the country of origin) in a subject closely related to your BSc programme of choice. You must have passed all core subjects.

Ukraine

Accepted diploma
Aтестат про повну загальну середню освіту (Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education)

United Kingdom

Accepted diplomas:
GCE/A-certificates (with additional conditions)

United States

Accepted diplomas:
American High School with USA Collegeboard Advanced Placement tests (with additional conditions). 

* To be considered for a BSc programme, you must have finished one year at a Science University (in the country of origin) in a subject closely related to your BSc programme of choice. You must have passed all core subjects.