Together, SBB and Nuffic are appointed by the ministry of Education, Culture and Science and the ministry of Social Affairs and Employment for international credential evaluation.
Information centre for credential evaluation
The Information centre for credential evaluation (IcDW) is the joint digital office of SBB and Nuffic, and has been located at SBB since 2003. The IcDW takes care of administrative processing of credential evaluation applications.
Samenwerkingsorganisatie Beroepsonderwijs Bedrijfsleven (SBB) is the expertise centre for foreign diplomas on the level of Preparatory vocational secondary education and training (VMBO) and Senior secondary vocational education and training (MBO).
Nuffic compares foreign diplomas on the level of Senior secondary general education (HAVO), Pre-university secondary education (VWO), Higher professional education (HBO) and University education (WO) within the Dutch educational system.