The European qualification framework for the European Higher Education Area has been drawn up in order to enable inter-comparison of the national frameworks. The national qualification frameworks (NQFs) set out the degrees and diplomas that may be earned within the higher education system of the respective countries. The Dutch higher education qualification framework has been declared compatible with the over-arching European qualification framework (see Frameworks/documents).
Just like the European framework, the higher education qualifications in the Netherlands cover three levels:
The certifications of the Dutch qualifications framework have been published on the Bologna internet site.
The main documents are presented on the right side of this page.
Contact: Mark Frederiks, international policy advisor