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University terminolgy

Alpha, beta, gamma

As used at the Ghent University:

However, elsewhere on the web, completely different meanings are given to alpha, beta and gamma sciences.

Academic career

middelbare schoolhigh school
universiteituniversity / college
bachelor / kandidaatundergraduate / bachelor (field of specialisation is called 'major')
eerste jaarsstudent (schacht) (NL: propaedeuse)freshman
tweede jaarsstudentsophomore
master / licentiaatgraduate / master, at a graduate school (American) / postgraduate school (British)
doctorPhD, at a (post)graduate school

Beware: meanings may vary from country to country.

Academisch Engels

Common errors made by Dutch speakers against English language spelling and grammar.

See also: List of commonly misused English language phrases (Wikipedia)

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