The European Baccalaureate diploma (or EB) is the diploma that certifies the completion of secondary studies in a European School or in a School Accredited by the Board of Governors. This diploma is awarded to students who pass the final year exam at the end of the seventh year of secondary education.
European Baccalaureate Recognition
The European Baccalaureate diploma is officially recognized as an entry qualification for higher education in all the countries of the European Union, as well as in a number of others. Therefore, European Baccalaureate diploma holders can seek admission to any university or institution of tertiary education in the European Union including the same right as nationals with equivalent qualifications.
European schools in Brussels
There are currently 14 European Schools in seven countries (Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain and Luxembourg).
Four European schools in Brussels :
- European School Uccle 1
- European School Woluwe 2
- European School Ixelles 3
- European School Laeken 4
- New European school in Waterloo : European School Argenteuil Waterloo
What is the difference with the International Baccalaureate diploma ?
The International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) is an internationally accepted qualification for entry into higher education and is recognised by many universities worldwide (75 countries at over 2,000 universities). The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme is taught in schools that have successfully complete the IB’s authorization process from the International Baccalaureate Organization (nonprofit educational foundation founded in 1968)