Admissions Requirements per Diploma

Please select the type of secondary school diploma which is applicable to you and based on which you would like to request admission to the Bachelor International Business Administration of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). To find your diploma, please either use the search box or the region selector. 

 

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Poland: Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci Liceum Ogolnoksztalcacego (General lyceum)

 

Diploma name

 
  • Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci Liceum Ogolnoksztalcacego (General Lyceum) + Maturity Certificate (Matura).


General requirements

 


Selection points

 
  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4/6 (dobry) or higher


Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year (national exam) will be used to calculate your GPA.

 
 

 
 

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 

 

Last update:
Monday, 5 October 2020

Portugal: Diploma do Ensino Secundário/Diploma Nivel Secundario de Educacao

 

Diploma name

 
  • Diploma do Ensino Secundário/Diploma Nivel Secundario de Educacao


General requirements

 


Selection points

 
  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 16/20 or higher

 

Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year (national exam) will be used to calculate your GPA.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year (national exam) will be used to calculate your GPA.

 
 

 
 

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 

 

Last update:
Monday, 5 October 2020

Romania: Diploma de Bacalaureat

 

Diploma name

 
  • Diploma de Bacalaureat (Filiera Teoretică (theoretical track))


General requirements

 
  • Mathematics minimum grade of 9.0 AND IBA mathematics exam (exemption for applicants with profile Mathematics/Computer Science or Natural Science with a minimum grade of 9)
  • English language test
  • Applicants who do not meet these requirements will be placed in the lower tiers of the ranking


Selection points

 
  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 9.0 or higher


Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year (national exam) will be used to calculate your GPA.

 
 

 
 

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 

 

Last update:
Monday, 5 October 2020

Russia: Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii

 

Diploma name

 
  • Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii (Аттестат о Среднем (Полном) Общем Образовании)


General requirements

 


Selection points

 
  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4 or higher


Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year (national exam) will be used to calculate your GPA. 

 
 

 
 

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 

 

Last update:
Monday, 5 October 2020

Scotland: Qualifications Certificate

 

Diploma name

 
  • Scottish Qualifications Certificate


General requirements

 
  • 2 Advanced Highers (including Mathematics at Advanced Higher) (A B) AND
  • 4 Highers (A A B B) AND
  • Minimum grade of B for English.
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirement for mathematics may choose to take the IBA mathematics exam
  • English language test (optional)
  • Applicants who do not meet these requirements will be placed in the lower tiers of the ranking


Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year (national exam) will be used to calculate your GPA.

 
 

 
 

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 

 

Last update:
Monday, 5 October 2020

Singapore: Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-levels

 

Diploma name

 
  • Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-levels


General requirements

 
  • Three H2 GCE A-levels in general/academic subjects (including mathematics) with grades AAB AND
  • Mathematics Minimum grade B. Applicants who do not meet the mathematics requirement may choose to take the IBA mathematics exam
  • Minimum grade of B for English (I)GCSE (First language) or O-level. English language test (optional)
  • Applicants who do not meet these requirements will be placed in the lower tiers of the ranking


Selection points

 
  • Granted for a grade B or higher


Additional Information

-Predicted grades will not be used. 

Submit an official list signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades is not accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year (national exam) will be used to calculate your GPA.

 
 

 
 

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 
Last update:
Monday, 5 October 2020

Slovakia: Vysvedčenie o maturitnej skúške (Gymnazium)

 

Diploma name

 
  • Vysvedčenie o maturitnej skúške (Gymnazium)


General requirements

 


Selection points

 
  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3 (Dobrý) or higher


Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year (national exam) will be used to calculate your GPA.

 
 

 
 

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 

 

Last update:
Monday, 5 October 2020

Slovenia: Splošna Matura (General Matriculation Certificate)

 

Diploma name

 
  •  Splošna Matura - General Matriculation Certificate


General requirements

 


Selection points

 
  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3 (dobro) or higher


Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year (national exam) will be used to calculate your GPA.

 
 

 
 

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 

 

Last update:
Monday, 5 October 2020

South Africa: National Senior Certificate

 

Diploma name

 
  • National Senior Certificate


General requirements

 
  • minimum 7 subjects (at least 70%) and must meet the minimum requirements for admission to a bachelor degree
  • Mathematics minimum grade of 70% AND IBA mathematics exam 
  • English minimum grade of 70% English (Home Language) OR English language test for First Additional Language exam.
  • Applicants who do not meet these requirements will be placed in the lower tiers of the ranking


Selection points

 
  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 70% or higher


Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades.

Have you graduated? The results of your final year (national exam) will be used to calculate your GPA. 

 
 

 
 

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 

 

Last update:
Monday, 5 October 2020

South-Korea: High School Certificate

 

Diploma name

 
  • High School Certificate (science high school)


General requirements

 
  • High School Certificate AND at least one year of university education (at a recognised institution) AND minimum average grade of 80 (wu) 
  • College entrance exam (soo-neung) minimum level 3 on the individual tests of mathematics and English AND
  • IBA mathematics exam AND
  • English language test
  • Applicants who do not meet these requirements will be placed in the lower tiers of the ranking


Selection points

 
  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 80 (wu) or higher


Additional Information

Submit an official list signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades is not accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Have you graduated? The results of your final year (national exam) will be used to calculate your GPA. Additionally, grades of your current or previous higher education studies can be used for the assessment

 
 

 
 

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 
Last update:
Monday, 5 October 2020

Spain: Titulo de Bachiller

 

Diploma name

 
  • Titulo de Bachiller ( ciencias y tecnologia/ humanidades y ciencias sociales / artes) AND
  • passing the PAU/EBAU/EvAU exams (minimum score 6.0)


General requirements

 
  • Mathematics minimum grade of 8 (notable) for mathematics AND
  • IBA mathematics exam (exemption Matemáticas II) AND
  • English language test AND
  • passing the PAU/EBAU/EvAU exams with a minimum score of 6
  • Applicants who do not meet these requirements will be placed in the lower tiers of the ranking


Selection points

 
  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 8 (or notable) or higher


Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year (national exam) will be used to calculate your GPA.

 
 

 
 

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 

 

Last update:
Monday, 5 October 2020

Suriname: VWO Diploma

 

Diploma name

 
  • VWO Diploma


General requirements

 
  • minimum average grade of (unrounded) 7.0 AND
  • minimum grade of (unrounded) 7.0 for mathematics Q AND
  • minimum grade of  (unrounded) 7.0 for English
  • Applicants who do not meet the mathematics requirement may choose to take the IBA mathematics exam
  • English language test (optional)
  • Applicants who do not meet these requirements will be placed in the lower tiers of the ranking


Selection points

 
  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 7.0 or higher


Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year (national exam) will be used to calculate your GPA.

 
 

 
 

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 

 

Last update:
Monday, 5 October 2020

Sweden: Högskoleförberedande Examen från Gymnasieskolan

 

Diploma name

 
  • Högskoleförberedande Examen från Gymnasieskolan


General requirements

 
  • Mathematics minimum grade of C or VG for mathematics (mathematics course C or Mathematics 3B/3C) 
  • Applicants who do not meet the mathematics requirement may choose to take the IBA mathematics exam
  • English minimum grade of VG or C for English (taken up until the final school year) OR English language test (optional)
  • Applicants who do not meet these requirements will be placed in the lower tiers of the ranking


Selection points

 
  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of C or VG or higher


Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year (national exam) will be used to calculate your GPA.

 
 

 
 

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 

 

Last update:
Monday, 5 October 2020

Switzerland: Maturity Certificate / Maturitätszeugnis / Maturitätsausweis / Certificat de Maturité

 

Diploma name

 
  • Maturity Certificate / Maturitätszeugnis / Maturitätsausweis / Certificat de Maturité


General requirements

 
  • Mathematics minimum grade of 4.5
  • Applicants who do not meet the mathematics requirement may choose to take the IBA mathematics exam
  • English minimum grade of 4.5 for English (only German-speaking part). 
  • English language test (French/Italian speaking part) 
  • Applicants who do not meet these requirements will be placed in the lower tiers of the ranking


Selection points

 
  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.5 or higher


Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year (national exam) will be used to calculate your GPA.

 
 

 
 

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 
Last update:
Thursday, 19 November 2020

Taiwan: Senior High School/Senior High School Certificate of Graduation

 

Diploma name

 
  • Senior High School Certificate of Graduation 


General requirements

 


Selection points

 
  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 70 or higher


Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year (national exam) will be used to calculate your GPA.

 
 

 
 

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 

 

Last update:
Tuesday, 6 October 2020