Requirements per country

Please note that if no specific minimum score is indicated for Math, Physics or Chemistry, then a minimum score is not required.


Abitur (Germany)

American high school with Advanced Placement Tests

ASO (Belgium)

Baccalaureat Serie S (France)

European Baccalaureate

GCE/A-certificates (United Kingdom)

All India SSCE of the CBSE

International baccalaureate

VWO (Surinam)

Other countries A-H

Other countries I-P

Other countries Q-Z

PLEASE NOTE: It is not possible for TU/e to give an indication of eligibility without first receiving a full application package.

Examples of secondary school diploma's that are not considered equivalent to the Dutch pre-university diploma

  • Baccalaureat de l’Enseignement Secondaire (Marocco)*
  • Gaozhong (China)**
  • Lise Diplomasi (Turkey)*
  • NECO Certificate (Nigeria)*
  • SMA diploma (Indonesia)*
  • West African Senior School Certificate (WAEC)*
  • National Senior Certificate (NSC)*
  • General Secondary Education Certificate (Baccalaureate) (Syria)*
  • Bachiller Técnico/Bachiller (Mexico)*

*To meet our entry requirements, you are required to have finished one year at a recognized Science University (including the required Science subjects for the specific Bachelor of Science program of your choice), with an overall GPA score of at least 75%.Please note that no rights can be derived from this information and the final eligibility/admissibility to the program will always be determined by the Admission Office.

** If the student passed the Gaokao entrance exam and has obtained admission to a ‘Project 211’ university, the student’s level is considered to be equivalent to the pre-university Dutch VWO diploma.