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Political Science

Application process

Political Science - applicants with Dutch prior education

Follow the steps below to apply for the Bachelor's programme in Political Science.

For information in Dutch please check the Studielink section on our Dutch site.

All students who would like to apply to a programme at the University of Amsterdam will need to start their application process by submitting an enrolment application in Studielink. Studielink is the national online system for students who would like to pursue a degree programme at a Dutch university.

1. Check your DigiD (before starting in Studielink)

A DigiD (Digital Identification) is an online ID (username and password) that provides access to government administration websites.

  • Students who do not live in the Netherlands can use Studielink without a DigiD.
  • Students who currently live in the Netherlands will need their DigiD to use Studielink. We strongly recommend you to apply for your DigiD at least three weeks before registering in Studielink.

2. Read the step-by-step guide to Studielink

Before starting your enrolment application in Studielink, read the Step-by-step guide for submitting your enrolment application in Studielink.

3. Submit enrolment application in Studielink

Go to Studielink

Activate your UvAnetID

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.