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Afdeling Onderwijsvergelijking
International Recognition Department

Kortenaerkade 11, Postbus 29 777
2502 LT Den Haag, The Netherlands

Phone: +31 70 426 0260
Fax: +31 70 426 0395
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Contact person: Ms. Lucie de Bruin

National education bodies

Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschappen
Ministry of Education, Culture and Science
Link(s): English, Dutch

System of education

The Education System in the Netherlands [PDF]

Link(s): English
Dutch education system
Link(s): English, English

University education

List of research universities

Quality Assurance in Higher Education

Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders

Link(s): Dutch, English

Post-secondary non-university education

List of universities of professional education, offering programmes in applied arts and sciences

Link(s): Dutch, English

Recognised higher education institutions

Complete overview of all the institutions for higher education in Holland

Link(s): English

Policies and procedures for the recognition of qualifications

Everything you wanted to know about the European directives and procedures regarding recognition of professional qualifications.

Link(s): Dutch, English

What is credential or diploma evaluation?

Recognition of Qualifications held by Refugees

Information for refugees
Link(s): English

Qualifications Framework


Dutch national qualifications framework

Link(s): English

Self Evaluation Report

No link is available at this time

Diploma Supplement (DS) Information

Responsible organisation

Afdeling Onderwijsvergelijking
Afdeling Onderwijsvergelijking

PO Box 716, 9700 AS Groningen, Netherlands

Phone: 31 50 3635900 / 5176
Fax: 31 50 3634900
Link: Dutch, English

Additional information:
An increasing number of higher education institutions are producing or are in the process of producing Diploma Supplements for their students; generally these correspond to the recommended UNESCO and Council of Europe template.

Information on DS (legislation, template, chart, etc)

Chart of national higher education structure

PDF Document (see last page)

Link(s): English