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, either use the search box or the region selector. 

Please note that you are not automatically granted admission if your diploma is on the list. Diplomas not listed on our website will be evaluated on an individual basis. Admissibility can only be determined after you have submitted a complete application

Applicants who follow more than one education system and do a combined curricula and/or obtain more than one diploma are evaluated according to the requirements of one diploma. 

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Diploma name

  • Diplomë e Maturës Shtetërore


General Requirements

Selection points

  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 8 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, 10 May 2022

Diploma name

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


General requirements

  • Mathematics minimum grade of (unrounded) 7.0 for mathematics A or (unrounded) 6.0 for mathematics B
  • Applicants who do not meet the mathematics requirement may choose to take the IBA mathematics exam
  • English minimum (unrounded) grade of 7.0 or IB English International Baccalaureate (IB) English A Higher Level certificate minimum grade 4 or IB English A Standard Level Certificate minimum grade 5. Applicants who do not meet the English language requirement may choose to take the 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 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:
Tuesday, 10 May 2022

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 IBA mathematics exam
  • New South Wales Higher School Certificate: a minimum of Distinction for grade average AND IBA mathematics exam
  • Queensland Certificate of Education: a minimum of B (high achievement) for grade average AND IBA mathematics exam
  • South Australia and Northern Territory Certificate of Education:  a minimum of B for grade average AND IBA mathematics exam
  • Tasmanian Certificate of Education: minimum of CA (Commendable achievement) for grade average AND IBA mathematics exam
  • 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 IBA mathematics exam
  • IBA mathematics exam required for all diplomas AND
  • English language test (if the language of instruction of the entire programme was not in English) AND
  • Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR): minimum of 85. For Queensland: Overall Position (OP 1-8) instead of ATAR AND
  • Tertiary Entrance Score (TES): minimum of 80
  • 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:
Tuesday, 10 May 2022

Diploma name

  • Reifezeugnis / Reifeprüfungszeugnis 
  • Reife- und Diplomprüfungszeugnis 


General requirements

  • Mathematics minimum grade of 2 (gut) AND IBA mathematics exam (for applicants with the Reife- und Diplomprüfungszeugnis)
  • English minimum grade of 2 (gut) (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  2 (gut) 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.

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, 10 May 2022

 

Diploma name

  • Orta Tahsil Haqqinda Attestat

General Requirements

Selection points

  • Granted for a grade point average (GPA) of 4 (yaxsi) 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, 10 May 2022

Diploma name

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

General requirements

Selection points

  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 8 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, 10 May 2022

Diploma name

  • Diploma Secundair Onderwijs, stream Algemeen Secundair Onderwijs (ASO) 
  • Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur (Général)
  • Abschlusszeugnis der Oberstufe des Sekundarunt
     

General requirements

  • Mathematics minimum grade of 70% / for CESS mathematics/science min 6 hours mathematics with minimum grade B
  • IBA mathematics exam for ASO with profile Humane Wetenschappen, Grieks/Moderne Talen, Latijn/Moderne Talen and for CESS less than 6 hours math/science
  • Applicants who are exempt but who do not meet the mathematics grade requirement may choose to take the IBA mathematics exam.
  • English minimum grade of 70% AND English language test (mandatory for diplomas from Wallonia, optional for diplomas from Flanders)
  • 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% / Band 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.
  • *When students submit a grade list using a broad range of possible (letter)grades per subject, RSM will calculate a GPA using the average grade in the range. Since we do not know exactly where the student's actual grade lays within such a range, we will take the middle grade.

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, 10 May 2022

Diploma name

  • Certificado de Conclusão de 2° Grau/ Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio AND
  • an ENEM score of minimum 600

General requirements

Selection points

  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of  7.0 (or 80) (or MS/B)  

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, 10 May 2022

Diploma name

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

General requirements

Selection points

  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 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:
Tuesday, 10 May 2022

Diploma name

  • Canadian High School Diploma* / Diplôme d'Etudes Collégiales (DEC) pré-universitaire / Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with at least 6 Grade 12 University Preparation (U) Courses (M courses are not accepted) 

Grade requirements 

Selection points

  • Granted for a grade point average (GPA) of B/75% or higher

Additional Information

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

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, 10 May 2022

Diploma name

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

General requirements

  • Gaozhong: minimum average grade of 80/100 or 120/150 AND
  • GaoKao: minimum score 550 (exceptions: 484 for applicants from Shanghai province; 660 for applicants from Hainan province) AND preferably at least one year of university education (at a recognised institution) 
  • Mathematics minimum grade of 80/100 or 120/150 AND IBA mathematics exam
  • 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 80/100 or higher


Additional Information

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

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:
Tuesday, 10 May 2022

Diploma name

Svjedodžba o državnoj maturi 

General Requirements

Selection points

Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4


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.

Last update:
Tuesday, 10 May 2022

Diploma name

  • VWO diploma (all tracks)

General requirements

  • minimum average grade of (unrounded) 7.0 
  • 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 
  • Applicants who do not meet the mathematics requirement may choose to take the IBA mathematics examMathematics C is not accepted. 
  • 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 an unrounded Grade Point Average (GPA) of 7.0


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, 10 May 2022

Diploma name

  • Apolytirion Lykeio (from a public school) (Greek-Cypriot) 

General requirements

Selection points

  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 18/20 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.

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, 10 May 2022

Diploma name

  • Czech Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce obtained at a Gymnázium 

General requirements

Selection points

  • Granted for a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2 (chvalitebný) 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, 10 May 2022