Applying for a degree programme

Every programme at the University of Amsterdam has its own entry requirements, application procedure and deadlines. You can find the general steps below.

Application Steps

  1. Choose an English-taught programme or a Dutch-taught programme (to see the specific application procedure)
  2. Check the entry requirements and application deadlines
  3. Submit enrolment application in Studielink (before the application deadline)
  4. Submit your application form
  5. Register for and participate in UvA Matching for international students* or the selection procedure**
  6. Pay the tuition fee (after admission)

*Non-selective English-taught Bachelor’s programmes 

(UvA Matching for international students)

UvA Matching is an (online) introduction to the Bachelor’s programme for which you are applying.  It is a mandatory part of the application procedure for all non-selective Bachelor’s programmes.

**Selective English-taught Bachelor's programmes

The UvA offers three selective Bachelor’s programmes taught in English. A limited number of places are available for these programmes and places are offered based on a selection procedure.

Published by  University of Amsterdam

4 September 2017