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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Albanian Diplomë e Maturës Shtetërore

 

Diploma name

 
  • Diplomë e Maturës Shtetërore

General Requirements

 

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Admission Questions? Please use our contact form. We will respond as soon as possible.

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice.

 

 

Last update:
Thursday, 11 July 2019

American (USA) High School Diploma; American (outside USA) High School Diploma

 

Diploma name

 
  • American High School Diploma

General requirements

 
  • minimum average grade 3.0/B+ (High School) AND
  • minimum of 4 Advanced Placement (AP) exams with a minimum score of 4. Only AP exams administered by the College Board are accepted (a maximum of 1 language AP will be accepted, no AP exams in the category "Arts" will be accepted) AND
  • minimum grade of B+ for pre-calculus or Calculus AND
  • minimum grade of B+ for English AND
  • RSM IBA mathematics entrance exam (Exemption for students who have taken the Collegeboard exam AP Calculus AB or BC, minimum score of 4). 
    SAT and ACT are not accepted. 
  • English language test (optional)

The College Board institute code for RSM is  6767.

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.

 
 

 
 

Admission Questions? Please use our contact form. We will respond as soon as possible.

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice.

 
Last update:
Monday, 1 July 2019

Aruban VWO Diploma

 

Diploma name

 
  • VWO (profiel: natuurwetenschappen/Mens & maatschappij-wetenschappen en
    Humaniora)

General requirements

 
  • minimum average grade of (unrounded) 7.0 AND
  • minimum grade of (unrounded) 7.0 for mathematics AND
  • minimum grade of (unrounded) 7.0 for English AND
  • preferably a business-related ‘profielwerkstuk’)
  • English language test (optional)
     

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.

 
 

 
 

Admission Questions? Please use our contact form. We will respond as soon as possible.

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice.

 

 

Last update:
Monday, 3 September 2018

Australian Higher School Certificate / Certificate of Education

 

Diploma name

 
  • Higher School Certificate / Certificate of Education

General requirements

 
  • Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Year 12 Certificate: a minimum of B (High Standard of Achievement) for grade average AND mathematics
  • New South Wales Higher School Certificate: a minimum of Distinction for grade average AND mathematics
  • Queensland Certificate of Education: a minimum of B (high achievement) for grade average AND mathematics
  • South Australia and Northern Territory Certificate of Education:  a minimum of B for grade average AND mathematics
  • Tasmanian Certificate of Education: minimum of CA (Commendable achievement) for grade average AND mathematics
  • Victorian Certificate of Education: a minimum of B for grade average AND mathematics
  • Western Australian Certificate of Education: a minimum of B (High Achievement) for grade average AND mathematics
  • RSM IBA mathematics exam AND
  • English language test (optional)
     
  • Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR): minimum of 85. For Queensland: Overall Position (OP) instead of ATAR AND
  • Tertiary Entrance Score (TES): minimum of 80

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.

 

 
 

 
 

Admission Questions? Please use our contact form. We will respond as soon as possible.

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice.

 
Last update:
Monday, 3 September 2018

Austrian Reifezeugnis / Reifeprüfungszeugnis

 

Diploma name

 
  • Reifezeugnis / Reifeprüfungszeugnis 
  • Reife- und Diplomprüfungszeugnis 

General requirements

 


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Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice.

 
Last update:
Monday, 3 September 2018

Azerbaijan Orta Tahsil Haqqinda Attestat

 

 

Diploma name

 
  • Orta Tahsil Haqqinda Attestat

General Requirements

 

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Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice.

 

 

Last update:
Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Belarussian Atestat AB Agul'nai Syarednyai Adukatsyi

 

Diploma name

 
  • Atestat ab agul’nai syarednyai adukatsyi (Certificate of General Secondary Education) 

General requirements

 

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.

 
 

 
 

Admission Questions? Please use our contact form. We will respond as soon as possible.

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice.

 

 

Last update:
Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Belgian Diploma van Secundair Onderwijs / Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur

 

Diploma name

 
  • Diploma Secundair Onderwijs, stream Algemeen Secundair Onderwijs (ASO) - mathematics and/or science
  • Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur (Général): stream mathematics and/or science 
  • Abschlusszeugnis der Oberstufe des Sekundarunt
  • Diploma Secundair Onderwiijs, stream TSO/BSO/KSO (depending on the level and contents of the subjects) 
  • Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur, enseignement Technique (depending on level and contents of the subjects)

General requirements

 
  • minimum average grade of 7/10 AND
  • minimum grade of 7/10 for mathematics AND
  • minimum grade of 7/10 for English AND
  • RSM IBA mathematics entrance exam (exemption 'wiskunde'  (6 hr)/ 'wetenschappen' AND
  • English language test (mandatory for diplomas from Wallonia, optional for diplomas from Flanderen)

If you have taken the right level of mathematics, but your grade does not meet the minimum requirement you will be put in the bottom tier of the ranking.  

 

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.

 
 

 
 

Admission Questions? Please use our contact form. We will respond as soon as possible.

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice.

 

 

Last update:
Thursday, 27 June 2019

Brazilian Certificado de Conclusão do 2° Grau/ Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio

 

Diploma name

 
  • Certificado de Conclusão do 2° Grau/ Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio

General requirements

 

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.

 
 

 
 

Admission Questions? Please use our contact form. We will respond as soon as possible.

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice.

 
Last update:
Monday, 1 July 2019

British A-Levels (General Certificate of Education (GCE))/International Advanced A-levels (IAL)

 

Diploma name

 
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) A-levels(A2)/International Advanced A-levels (IAL)

General requirements

 
  • General Certificate of Secondary Education ((I)GCSE) in 6 different subjects with grades: A*-C including a minimum grade of B for Mathematics AND
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) A-level in 3 academic subjects including Mathematics with grades: AAB AND
  • Minimum grade of B for Mathematics AND
  • Minimum grade of B for English (I)GCSE (First language).
    English language test (optional)

If you have taken the right level of mathematics but your grade does not meet the minimum requirement you will be put in the bottom tier of the ranking. 

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.

 

 
 

 
 

Admission Questions? Please use our contact form. We will respond as soon as possible.

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice.

 

 

Last update:
Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Bulgarian Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie

 

Diploma name

 
  • Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie (academic stream) Диплома за среднo образование

General requirements

 

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.

 
 

 
 

Admission Questions? Please use our contact form. We will respond as soon as possible.

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice.

 

 

Last update:
Monday, 1 July 2019

Canadian High School Diploma / Quebec Diplôme d'Etudes Collégiales (DEC) / Ontario; High School Diploma & OAC

 

Diploma name

 
  • Canadian High School Diploma* / Diplôme d'Etudes Collégiales (DEC) pré-universitaire / Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with  6 University Preparation Courses  (U or M level) in grade 12 or Ontario Academic Courses 

Grade requirements 

 

*High School Diploma should contain a relatively large number of 11th & 12th year academic courses.

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.

 

 
 

 
 

Admission Questions? Please use our contact form. We will respond as soon as possible.

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice.

 
Last update:
Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Chinese Senior Middle School Graduation Certificate / Gaozhong and Gaokao

 

Diploma name

 
  • Gaozhong (Senior middle school graduation certificate) AND
  • GaoKao

General requirements

 
  • Gaozhong: minimum average grade of 80/100 or 120/150 AND
  • minimum grade of 80/100 or 120/150 for mathematics AND
  • GaoKao: minimum score 500 (exceptions: 300 for applicants from the Jiangsu province; 420 for applicants from Shanghai province; 650 for applicants from Hainan province. (Applicants who are exempted from the Gaokao must provide an official statement: baosong)) AND 
  • preferably at least one year of university education (at a recognised institution) 
  • RSM IBA mathematics entrance exam AND
  • English language test

Note: Applicants from China are only eligible for the NUFFIC certificate if they successfully pass the IELTS or TOEFL (only internet-based test).

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.

 
 

 
 

Admission Questions? Please use our contact form. We will respond as soon as possible.

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice.

 
Last update:
Thursday, 27 June 2019

Curacao, St. Maarten & the BES-Islands (Former Dutch Antilles) VWO Diploma

 

Diploma name

 
  • VWO diploma (all tracks)

General requirements

 
  • minimum average grade of (unrounded) 7.0 AND
  • minimum grade of (unrounded) 7.0 for mathematics A or minimum grade of (unrounded) 6.0 for Mathematics B AND
  • minimum grade of (unrounded) 7.0 for English AND
  • preferably a business-related ‘profielwerkstuk’.
  • English language test (optional)

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.

 
 

 
 

Admission Questions? Please use our contact form. We will respond as soon as possible.

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice.

 
Last update:
Thursday, 6 September 2018

Cypriot Apolytirion

 

Diploma name

 
  • Apolytirion (Greek-Cypriot) 

General requirements

 

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.

 
 

 
 

Admission Questions? Please use our contact form. We will respond as soon as possible.

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice.

 
Last update:
Friday, 7 September 2018