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Which diplomas give direct access to a university study?

Diplomas which give direct access to a university degree programme are:
  1. a VWO diploma;
  2. an ‘old-style’ HBS or Gymnasium diploma
  3. a HBO propaedeutic certificate from most HBO colleges in the Netherlands';
  4. a propaedeutic certificate issued by most universities in the Netherlands and the Open University;
  5. a HBO certificate from most HBO colleges in the Netherlands;
  6. Degrees awarded by a regular Dutch university or the Open University.

Please note!
Some Bachelor’s degree programmes have additional entry requirements in the form of specific VWO subjects or profiles (only in Dutch) or contact the study advisor of the degree programme in question.

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