Evaluation Criteria

As a numerux fixus programme, IBA applicants are given selection points, which are used for ranking and selecting the top 750 applicants. The selection points are based on your grades and your motivation;
  • Grades 75%: Your average grade counts the most for the final ranking. The lower your grades, the fewer selection points you'll receive. If you do not meet the minimum grade average listed for your diploma, we advise you to apply elsewhere. Use the search tool below to find the criteria for your diploma.
  • Motivation 25%: You will answer 3 motivation questions when applying
You must also meet the minimum English and Mathematics requirements listed for your diploma type.

Please note that all admissions related information for the 2025-2026 academic year will be updated before the application season opens on 1 October.

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Diploma name

  • Czech Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce obtained at a Gymnázium 

General requirements

  • Only accepted general/academic subjects obtained at a Gymnázium 

Mathematics requirement

  • Advanced mathematics (Math Seminar/Math Analysis) is taken up until the final year and as part of your final exams, with a minimum grade of 2.

  • If you do not meet the requirements listed above, you must take a mathematics exam

English language requirement 

Selection points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a minimum Grade Average of 2 (chvalitebny)  or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the average of the grades achieved during your final year and your national exam grades. 

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required. 

  • The RSM diploma statement must clearly indicate which mathematics level you are taking in the final year and if you take advanced math as an exam subject.
  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

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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, 18 December 2023

Diploma name

  • Studentereksamenbevis (STX) 

  • Bevis for Højere Forberedelseseksamen (HF) 

Mathematics requirement

  • Minimum grade of 7 (level A or B) 

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take a mathematics exam

English language requirement

  • A minimum grade of 7 (level A or B) and English must be included as a final exam subject 

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take an English language test 

Selection points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a minimum Grade Average of 7 or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be based on the grades listed in your final certificate.

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required.  
  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

Find out how to apply

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:
Wednesday, 20 September 2023

Diploma name

  • Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus and Riigieksamitunnistus 

General requirements

  • Riigieksamitunnistus with minimum score of 70% 

Mathematics requirement

English language requirement

Selection points 

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 4 or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades achieved during your final year and the national exams. 

Additional requirements

  • You must include the diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required. 

  • Graduated applicants must provide their Gümnaasiumi Lõputunnistus, Hinneteleht and Riigieksamitunnistus 
  • In the application you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations.  

Find out how to apply

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, 21 September 2023

Diploma name

  • European Baccalaureate 

Mathematics requirement

  • Minimum grade of 7.0 (5hrs) OR Minimum grade of 8.0 (3hrs). 
    If there has been a change in the number of mathematics hours during your final year, it should be clearly indicated on your diploma statement. Additionally, it should also be specified which mathematics exam (3 hours or 5 hours) you intend to take.  

  • If you do not meet the grade requirement, you must take a mathematics exam 

English language requirement

  • Minimum grade of 7.0 (Language 1 or 2) 

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take an English language test

Selection points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 8.0/ 80% or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants

  • Your Grade Average will be based on your final grade as listed on your diploma

Additional requirements 

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required. 

  • If there has been a change in the number of mathematics hours during your final year, it should be clearly indicated on your diploma statement. Additionally, it should also be specified which mathematics exam (3 hours or 5 hours) you intend to take. 
  • In the application you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

Find out how to apply

 

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:
Wednesday, 20 September 2023

Diploma name

  • Ylioppilastutkintotodistus/Studentexamenbevis

Mathematics requirement

  • You must be taking the Mathematics Extended Course (pitkä oppimäärä) and completed the courses so far with a minimum average grade of 7. 

  • If you have already completed the final exams, you must have obtained a Cum Laude Approbatur (C) for the Mathematics Extended final exam (pitkän matematiikan ylioppilaskoe).  

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take a mathematics exam. 

English language requirement

  • You must have completed your English courses with a minimum average grade of 7 or your final exam (ylioppilaskoe) with a minimum grade of Cum Laude Approbatur (C). 

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take an English language test

Selection Points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 7 or higher / Cum Laude Approbatur (C). If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on all grades obtained so far during your high school (kurssiarvosanojen keskiarvo) 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades achieved during the final exams (ylioppilaskokeiden keskiarvo). 

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required.  

  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

Find out how to apply

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 are sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

Last update:
Thursday, 21 September 2023

Diploma name

  • Diplôme du Baccalauréat Général  

  • Diplôme du Baccalauréat Français International (BFI) 
  • Baccalauréat Général Option International (OIB) if you graduated before 2024

Mathematics requirement

For applicants in the final year of secondary school: 

  • Mathematics Specialité minimum grade 13 OR
  • Mathematics Complémentaires with a minimum grade of 14
  • (for curriculum until 2019), you must have obtained a minimum grade of 14 in Mathematics série ES or 13.5 in Mathematics série S 
  • You must have taken mathematics in both the Première and the Terminale.
  • The RSM diploma statement must clearly indicate which mathematics course you are taking in the final year (Terminale).
  • If you do not meet the minimum grade or level requirements listed above, you must take a mathematics exam.

For applicants who have graduated: 

  • Only your math grade achieved in the final exam (Relevé des notes) will be considered. The required grades are:
  • Mathematics Specialité minimum grade 13 OR 
  • Mathematics Complémentaires with a minimum grade of 14, obtained in the Terminale 
  • If you do not meet the minimum grade or level requirements listed above, you must take a mathematics exam

English language requirement

  • Diplôme du Baccalauréat Français International (BFI) (formerly Anglo-American/ Anglo-European language section of the OIB): with a minimum grade of 14 and a statement from your school as proof of English language competence 

  • If you do not meet requirements listed above, you must take an English language test.

Selection points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 15 or higher.

  • If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking.

For applicants in the final year of high school:

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants:  

  • Your Grade Average (Moyenne Finale) which is mentioned on your Relevé des notes

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required.  

  • The RSM diploma statement must clearly indicate which mathematics course you are taking in the final year (Terminale). If the mathematics course is not indicated, RSM will assume that the applicant does not have the required course/level and a mathematics exam is required. 
  • Always provide the original bulletins with the French grading system. RSM will not use converted grades (e.g. letter grading) for the evaluation.
  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

Find out how to apply

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, 21 September 2023

Diploma name

  • Sashualo Ganatlebis Atestati

Mathematics requirement

English language requirement 

Selection points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 8 or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the results achieved in both your final year of study and the national exams.  

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required.  

  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

Find out how to apply

 

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:
Friday, 22 September 2023

Diploma name

  • Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife/Abitur

Mathematics requirement

  • Mathematics minimum grade of 10

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take a mathematics exam.
  • If you have already graduated, your Math grade will be calculated based on the Math results achieved in both your final year of study (Year 12) and the final exams.
  • If you have already graduated but did not take mathematics as part of your final exams, your Mathematics grade will be based on the average mathematics grade obtained in the final year (Year 12). 

English language requirement

  • English minimum grade of 10 (taken up until the final school year) 

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take an English language test
  • If you have already graduated, your English grade will be calculated based on the English results achieved in both your final year of study (Year 12) and the final exams.
  • If you have already graduated but did not take English as part of your final exams, your English grade will be based on the average English grade obtained in the final year (Year 12). 

Selection Points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a grade average (Durchschnittsnote) of 2.0 or higher (whereby 1.0 is the highest)

  • If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking.

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year).

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the results of your Durchschnittsnote.

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required. 
  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations.

Find out how to apply

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, 21 December 2023

Diploma name

  • Apolytirio Genikou Lykeiou

Mathematics requirement

  • Specialisation/ Orientation in Mathematics taken up until the final year and as part of the final exams, and with a minimum grade of 18 

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take a mathematics exam

English language requirement

Selection points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 18 or higher.

  • If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be based on your final grade average as listed on your diploma.  

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required.  

  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

Find out how to apply

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, 21 September 2023

Diploma name

  • Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)

General requirements

  • 6 subjects (Chinese language, English language, Mathematics, Liberal Studies, plus a minimum of two approved subjects*)

  • Accepted subjects: Category A (Senior Secondary Subjects) Chinese Literature, Literature in English, Chinese History, Economics, Ethics and Religious Studies, Geography, History, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Combined Science, Integrated Science, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Health Management and Social Care, Information and Communication Technology.

Grade requirements

  • a minimum of level 4 in all four core subjects (Chinese, English, Liberal Studies and Mathematics) and all other subjects

Mathematics requirement

English language requirement

Selection points

  • You will be granted selection points for a Grade Average of 4 or higher.

  • If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the results achieved in your final year of study and/ or the national exams.  

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required.  

  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

Find out how to apply

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:
Wednesday, 20 September 2023

Diploma name

  • Gimnáziumi Érettségi Bizonyítvány

General requirements

  • only accepted secondary school education with general/academic subjects completed at a General Gimnázium 

Mathematics requirement

  • Mathematics Advanced level (Emelt) (taken up until the final year and as part of the final exams, with a minimum grade of 3 (közepes)

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take a mathematics exam

English language requirement

Selection points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a minimum Grade Average of 4 or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking.

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades achieved during your final year and your exam grades 

Additional requirements

  • Applicants who take mathematics Advanced level as part of their final exams must clearly indicate this in their application and on the RSM diploma statement. If this is not clearly indicated in the application, RSM will assume that you take basic mathematics and a mathematics exam is required. 

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required.  
  • In the application you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations.

Find out how to apply

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:
Wednesday, 20 September 2023

Diploma name

  •  Stúdentspróf 

Mathematics Requirement

English requirement

  • A minimum grade of 7 for English. You must be taking English up until the final school year. 

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take an English language test

Selection points

You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 7 or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades achieved during your final year. 

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required. 

  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

Find out how to apply

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:
Wednesday, 20 September 2023

Diploma name

  • Standard XII diploma (academic stream): All India Secondary School Certificate (Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE))

  • Standard XII diploma (academic stream): Indian School Certificate (Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE))
  • Migration Cum Transfer Certificate Senior Secondary Certificate (National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS))
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (State Boards)

General requirements

  • academic stream with at least 5 independent general/academic subjects

Mathematics requirement

English language requirement

Selection points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 80% or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the exam grades. 

Additional requirements

  • You must provide your Standard X diploma and statement of marks. 

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required.  
  • Mention in the diploma statement from which Board you will receive your diploma: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), or the State Board. 
  • In the application you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

Find out how to apply

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:
Wednesday, 20 September 2023

Diploma name

  • Ijazah Sekolah Menengah Atas (SMA) 

Mathematics requirement 

English language requirement

Selection points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 7.0 or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades achieved during your final year and/or your school exam grades, if applicable. 

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required.

  • Graduates must provide the Sekolah Menengah Atas (SMA), senior high school transcript and a Certificate of Graduation
  • If you have obtained your diploma before 2019 you must, next your SMA and final year transcript, also include the Surat Keterangan Hasil Uljian Nasional (SKHUN)
  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

Find out how to apply

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:
Wednesday, 20 September 2023

Diploma name

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) 

General requirements

  • Only the full IB Diploma is accepted.

  • IB certificates and IB Career-related programme are not accepted.

Mathematics requirement

  • Mathematics Analysis & Approaches SL minimum grade 5 OR Mathematics Analysis & Approaches HL minimum grade 4 OR Mathematics Applications & Interpretation HL minimum grade 5 

  • (IB curriculum until 2019) Math SL minimum grade 5 OR Math HL minimum grade 4
  • If you do not meet any of the above requirements, you must take a mathematics exam

English language requirement

  • The entire IB programme is taught in English. 

  • If the IB programme is not entirely taught in English, then you need to fulfill either English A SL with a minimum score of 5 OR English A HL with a minimum score of 4 OR English B HL with a minimum score of 5  
  • If you do not meet any of the above requirements, you must take an English language test.

Selection points

  • ​You will be granted selection points if you have a total of 33 points based on the 6 exam subjects (excluding TOK and EE) or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking.

For applicants in the final year of high school

  • Your Total IB points will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). Predicted grades are not used for the evaluation. 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Total IB points will be calculated based on the final exam grades (excluding TOK and EE).  

Additional requirements

  • Predicted grades are not used for the evaluation.

  • You must include the diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required. 
  • Ensure that the levels of all subjects are clearly indicated (HL, SL, A or B) including Mathematics and languages on the diploma statement. 
  • Clearly indicate if the entire IB programme is taught in English.
  • If you follow multiple education systems and obtain more than one diploma (for instance, International Baccalaureate (IB) and American High School Diploma or the International Baccalaureate (IB) and your home country’s diploma), your application will be evaluated based on one diploma type. Also note that if you have or obtain both an IB diploma and a diploma from your home country that is not equivalent to the Dutch pre-university (VWO) diploma, your application will be assessed using the requirements for the IB diploma.  
  • In the application you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations.
  • If you have not received your official IB diploma yet, RSM can verify your IB exam results online via the IBO website. This verification process can only be done if you have granted permission to Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM), using the institute code: 034892. 

Find out how to apply

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:
Wednesday, 20 September 2023