Refugees wishing to study at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) follow the same application procedure as all prospective UvA students who come from outside the European Union.
Be sure to state whether you are interested in a Bachelor's or Master's programme, your prior education, if you have already obtained any diplomas (and if so, which ones) and the languages in which you are proficient.
If you meet the admission requirements, you can take part in an acclimatisation programme during the first semester of your studies alongside the regular course load.
Unfortunately we don’t offer any preparatory programmes for students who do not meet entry requirements because their prior education is not equivalent to the Dutch VWO secondary education.
To prepare for studying at a university in Amsterdam, you can take one or more of the following steps: