Application and admission

After the Office of International Student Affairs (BIS) at the UvA receives the nomination from the partner university, we will instruct you to download our application form and gather additional documentation.

Deadlines

Nomination period and deadline for partner universities

The home international office should email the Nomination form and the scanned transcripts of the students they wish to nominate for the Global Exchange Programme. The designated student exchange adviser will then contact the nominated students with application instructions. Late nominations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Application deadline for students

Students should email all requested application materials (as instructed in 'Apply now') to their designated student exchange adviser.

Nomination period and deadline (for host university)             

First semester and full year students:

  • 1 February - 1 April

Second semester students:

  • 15 August - 15 September

Application period and deadline

First semester and full year students:

  • 15 March - 15 April

Second semester students:

  • 1 September - 1 October

Notification of acceptance

The acceptance letter will be sent directly to the student's email address and home university coordinator approximately four to six weeks after the UvA application deadline.

First semester and full year students

  • Nomination - 1 April
  • Application - 15 April
  • Acceptance - 15 May to 1 June

Second semester applicants

  • Nomination - 15 September
  • Application - 1 October
  • Acceptance - 1 to 15 November 

Instructions on how to apply

Please read this before you apply.

Step 1: Nomination home university

Your home university must have nominated you for exchange to the University of Amsterdam. Your application file will not be reviewed if we do not receive nomination details from your home university.

Step 2: Submit the application form including the required documents.

You can apply through the button below (after reading the five steps). The application period is now closed.

Step 3: Verification transcript by home university

In addition to your application file, please also ask your home university‚Äôs exchange coordinator to email us a scanned copy of your official transcript (for verification). Please enclose a transcript in this application as well!

Step 4: Wait for the application outcome

In case we have any questions about your application, we will contact you or the exchange coordinator of your home university.

Step 5: Notification of acceptance

The acceptance letter will be sent directly to the student's email address and home university coordinator approximately four to six weeks after the UvA application deadline. Further instructions about the application procedure will be emailed to you afterwards.

Published by  Studenten Services

10 October 2017