In the Study in Flanders database, the study programmes are clustered into 4 categories:
A degree is a title within a university or university college that is usually awarded in recognition of the recipient having either satisfactorily completed a prescribed course of study or having conducted a scholarly endeavour deemed worthy of his or her admission to the degree. The most common degrees awarded are: Bachelor, Master and doctoral degree. See also page: Degrees.
An Exchange programme generally could be defined as a programme where students choose to study abroad in partner institutions.
Postgraduate education is part of higher education and involves learning and studying for degrees or other qualifications for which a Master degree generally is required.
Continuing education is an all-encompassing term within a broad spectrum of post higher education learning activities and programmes (e.g. summer schools).