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Professional studies

Professional studies are implemented at polytechnics or schools of professional higher education, last for two or three years and award 120-180 ECTS credits. Exceptionally, following the approval of the National Council for Higher Education, professional studies may last up to four years in cases when it corresponds to internationally accepted standards; upon completion of such a study a student shall earn up to 240 ECTS credits. Upon the completion of professional study with 180 ECTS credits or more, a student shall earn the professional title of baccalaureus with reference to the field of study, pursuant to a special law.

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