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.

Application steps

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. 

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.

Published by  University of Amsterdam

30 November 2016