Syria currently does not have an official national qualification framework, and in the absence of such framework, the below credential comparison table is being presented as a guide of how Syrian qualifications would be referenced to the EQF, and to their European comparable programmes of studies, based on current practices by recognition centres.
|Credential||Entry requirement||Length of study||Comparable level (EQF)|
|General Secondary Certificate||Completion of Grade 9||3 years||Comparable to Level 4|
|Professional Secondary Certificate||Completion of Grade 9||3 years||Comparable to Level 4|
|Associate Degree||Secondary Certificate||2 years||Comparable to Level 5|
|Bachelor’s degree/ Licence||General Secondary Certificate/Associate Degree||4 years||Comparable to Level 6|
|Master’s Degree||Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma of higher Studies||2 years||Comparable to Level 7|
|Doctoral Degree||Master’s Degree||3 years (minimum)||Comparable to Level 8|