If you have obtained or will obtain a diploma or degree certificate from a Dutch educational institution, please follow the steps below to apply for this programme.
The deadlines for completing your application for a start in September are:
Applicants holding a Dutch vwo diploma or hbo propedeuse are eligible to apply to the programme. If you have an international degree, check the application steps for students with international prior education.
Before you can apply to the UvA, you will need to submit an enrolment application in Studielink. Studielink is the national online system for students who would like to persue a degree programme at a Dutch university.
A DigiD (Digital Identification) is an online ID (username and password) that provides access to government administration websites.
After submitting your enrolment application in Studielink, you will receive an email with your UvanetID. Follow the instructions in the email to activate your ID as you will need it to complete your UvA application.
Please note that, after submitting your enrolment application in Studielink, it will take approximately 48 hours before you receive your UvAnetID. So make sure you register in Studielink well in advance so you do not miss the application deadline (see step 1).
UvA Matching is an introduction to the Bachelor’s programme you are applying for. It is designed to help you assess whether you have chosen the right programme. You will receive an email with information on how to register for UvA Matching.
In the week before the start of the programme, you will need to attend the compulsory Introduction Day. On this day you will receive all relevant programme information to make a good start and we will register you for the courses of the first semester of the Bachelor’s programme in Communication Science. We will send you detailed information about the Introduction Day in July.
A student ID card is a personal card which serves as proof of identity for examinations or borrowing library books. You will receive instructions on how to request your student ID card.