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RECOMMENDATION

Expect an average of 8 

GRADING SYSTEM

1-10 Scale:

9-10 A
8 B
7 C
6 D
1-5 F

A Diploma Supplement is available for students after they receive a degree. The Diploma Supplement will usually show ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) grades, and grades in the particular country’s grading scale.

ECTS grades:

A

Top 10% of the cohort

B

Next 25%

C

Next 30%

D

Next 25%

E

Next 10%

ECTS credits (European Credit Transfer System) – US schools cut these back by half.

DEGREES

New system:

Diploma Višeg Obrazovanja/Higher national diploma, 2-3 years.
Diploma visokog obrazovania/First level university diploma,4 years – comparable to US bachelor’s.
Magister, 2 years – comparable to US master’s.
Doctor nauka - comparable to US PhD.

Old system:

Level VI, 2-3 years.
Diploma, Level VII, 4-5 years - comparable to US bachelor’s.
Specialist diploma, Level VII, 1-2 years of graduate study.
Magister/Master, Level VII, 2 years - comparable to US master’s.
Doktor, Level VIII - comparable to US PhD.