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Applying 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.


Due to the coronavirus, there have been some changes to the application deadline for Master’s programmes. More information will be available on each programme page soon.

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. Submit enrolment application 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. Complete 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. 

See list of Master's programmes taught in English

See list of Master's programmes taught in Dutch

The UvA also offers several European language Master's programmes, which 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.

Read more information for refugees