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Numerus fixus

This Bachelor's programme has a numerus fixus. This means that you need to apply for the selection procedure by 15 January at the latest. The programme has 600 places available. Check the steps on application and admission.

Why study Psychology at the UvA?


There are 7 specialisations of which you can choose 2

Small-scale tutorials 

Explore issues in depth with your fellow students

No 1 Psychology programme in Europe 

World University Rankings | Times Higher Education (2020)

City campus

Located in the vibrant heart of Amsterdam
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Is Psychology right for you?

If the points below apply to you, then this programme could be a good fit:

  • You are fascinated by people and their behaviour.
  • You are interested in what drives people, in their skills, emotions, development and the way in which they interact.
  • One of the most important instruments available to the psychologist is research. By using scientific methods to do research, a psychologist can gain insight into human behaviours. You can be critical when necessary. 
  • You have a pre-university diploma equivalent to a Dutch VWO diploma.
  • You must have pre-university-level Mathematics because of the amount of research and statistics in the programme.
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Facts & Figures
Degree programme
BSc Psychology
180 EC ECTS, 36 months
Language of instruction
Starts in
CROHO code
Roeterseiland campus