The “Diploma in Technological Studies”, named in French “Diplôme universitaire de technologie” (DUT),
is a two-year post-secondary national university diploma. It is usually prepared in a university institute of technology (IUT). The access to its training course is conditional on obtaining a “Baccalauréat” diploma or on having a level judged equivalent. This professionalising and general training intends both to lead to an immediate professional integration and to enable to continue more advanced studies.
Ce diplôme du premier cycle se situe ainsi au niveau III de la
This first cycle degree is therefore classified at the level III in the French classification of education levels and at level 5 in the international standard one (ISCED 2011).