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Business Administration

Step 3. Submit your Online application

How to apply for the programme - BSc Business Administration

The application for the September 2019 intake is open until 15 January 2019 In Studielink. You can complete your application in Embark until 31 January 2019. After registering in Studielink, you will receive an email with your 8-digit UvA student number (UvA-net ID) and an email with instructions for the next step of the online application process. The online application system is called Embark.

Online application procedure in Embark

Follow the instructions sent to you by email after registering in Studielink. You will be directed to start your online application in the Embark system.

Start your application in Embark by creating a new account. Please note: this is not connected to Studielink or your Student ID, you need to create a seperate account in Embark. Should you have technical issues with the Embark system, you can get in touch via

Online application form (Embark)

Completing your online application

A complete application form consists of:

  • Proof of identity (Passport, EU ID card etc)
  • UvA-net ID/studentnumber (after registration in Studielink / you can submit the application with an inactive UvA-net ID)
  • CV
  • Motivation letter for a Scholarship (if applicable)
  • Diploma + transcript (grades) when you already finished secondary school. Or final secondary school gradelist of 2017/18 and a gradelist of 2018/19 with grades obtained so far when you did not finish secondary school yet.
  • If your diploma and/or transcripts are not in English, Dutch or German (Abitur), we need an official translation as well as the original document.
  • English language test score (if applicable)
  • Select your preferred Selection test date, keeping in mind you will receive access to online study materials in the week preceding the online selection test
  • Provide contact details of your supervisor (name + email) for the selection test in February or March

Application deadline

The deadline to finish your application is 31 January 2019 if you have registered in Studielink too.


If you have questions regarding admission and/or application process, please contact the Admissions Office.