Applying for a degree programme
How to apply for a Master's programme
Every programme at the University of Amsterdam has its own entry requirements, application procedure and deadlines. Find out how to apply for a programme by following the step-by step guide in the application and admission section of each programme.
1. Choose a programme
Use the links below to choose a programme and view the application information for that programme.
2. Check the entry requirements
Check the specific entry requirements and deadlines for the programme of your choice.
3. Register in Studielink
All students who would like to apply to a programme at the University of Amsterdam will need to start their application process in Studielink, which is the central application organisation for Dutch universities.
4. Submit your application
After registering in Studielink, you will receive emails with your UvA student number and instructions for the next step of the application process.
5. Pay the tuition fee (after admission)
After you have been admitted to a degree programme, you will be asked to pay your tuition fees. In order to be enrolled for your programme you must meet the requirements for each step in the application process.
Please note: if you are applying for a programme that starts in February 2017 the application procedure may differ slightly. Check the programme of your choice for specific application and admission information.
European language programmes
The UvA offers a number of Master’s programmes taught in a language other than Dutch and English. These European language programmes can be found in the list of English-taught Master’s programmes.
Information for refugees
Refugees wishing to follow a Master's programme at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) can find more information about the admission process via the link below.