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Exemptions: how to enter without GMAT / GRE

Some European Bachelor graduates and students who obtained their bachelor degree from an Exchange Partner of the Faculty of Economics and Business are exempt from the GMAT/GRE requirement. This means these applicants do not need a GMAT or GRE. All other students still have to submit a GMAT or GRE test result.

Please make sure to add the ground of your exemption in our Online Application System under Additional requirements when you apply, also see 'Step 2) How to Apply'.

Graduates from Exchange Partners FEB

Students with a relevant degree from our partner universities are exempt from GRE and GMAT. For an overview of the partner universities of the Faculty of Economics and Business visit the Exchange partners FEB list.


Graduates with the following European Bachelor degrees

Applicants with a relevant European Scientific Bachelor degree comparable according to the Bologna agreement with a Dutch BSc in Economics / Business are exempt from GRE and GMAT. Watch the overview below to see with which degree in the field of economics and/or business you can be exempted from FEB’s GMAT/GRE requirement and gain direct access to our Master programmes.
Applicants with a European vocational or professional Bachelor have direct access to our Pre-MSc programme without a GMAT/GRE test result.

EEA country: Undergraduate degrees from research universities:
Austria Bachelor degree
Diplomstudium / Magister
Fachhochschuldiplom / Diplom (FH)
Belgium Licentiaat and other two cycle diplomas
Bulgaria Бакалавър (Bachelor degree), when studied after 2002
Диплома за Заваршено Висше Образование (Diploma of Completed Higher Education)
Cyprus Bachelor degree / Ptychio, when studied at the following institution(s):
- Ανοικτό Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου (Open University of Cyprus)
- Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου (University of Cyprus)
- Τεχνολογικό Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου (Cyprus University of Technology (CUT))
Czech Republic Bakalář (Bachelor degree)
Denmark Bachelor degree
Candidatus Philosophiae
Estonia Bakalaurusekraad (Bachelor degree)
Finland Ammattikorkeakoulututkinto, AMK / Yrkeshögskoleexamen, YHS (Polytechnic degree)
France Licence, when studied after 2008
Germany Bachelor
Erstes Staatsexamen / Magister Artium / Diplom
Greece ΠΤΥΧΙΟ (Ptychio: Diploma/Degree (AEI)), when awarded by Εκπαιδευτικά Ιδρύματα– Anótera Ekpedeftiká Idrímata or AEIs (university level higher education institutions).
Hungary Alapfokozat (Bachelor degree)
Iceland Baccalaurreatus (Bachelor degree)
Ireland Higher Diploma
Honours Bachelor degree
Italy Laurea
Latvia Bakalaura Diploms (Bachelor degree), when studied after 2002
Liechtenstein Bachelor degree
Lithuania Bakalauro Diplomas (Bachelor degree), when studied after 2000
Luxembourg Bachelor
Malta Bachelor (Honours) degree
Norway Bachelorgrad (Bachelor degree)
Candidatus Magisterii (cand. mag.)
Siviløkonom (siv. øk.) (Economics degree)
Poland Licencjat / Inzynier (Bachelor degree)
Portugal Diploma de Estudos Superiores Especializados - DESE
Romania Diploma de Licenta (Bachelor degree)
Slovakia Bakalár (Bachelor degree), when studied after 2004
Slovenia Diploma o pridobljeni univerzitetni izobrazbi (University Degree)
Univerzitetni diplomant (Academically oriented first-cycle degree)
Spain Título/Grado de Licenciado
Sweden Bachelor degree / Kandidatexamen
Switzerland Diplôme
Diplôme d'État
United Kingdom Bachelor (Honours) degree

Last modified:17 October 2017 3.00 p.m.