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Artificial Intelligence

English language requirements


The minimum scores required on the TOEFL Test are:

  • Internet-based test (iBT): 92 with a minimum of 20 on each subject
  • Artificial Intelligence, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Information Studies: 98, with a minimum of 22 for reading and listining and 24 for writing and speaking
  • Software Engineering: 100 with a minimum of 24 on each subject

The TOEFL-code for the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam is: 9011. 

 IELTS Test (only Academic IELTS is accepted)

  • Minimum score 6.5, at least 6.0 on sub-scores (listening/reading/writing/speaking). 
  • Artificial Intelligence,  Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Information Studies: minimum score 7.0, sub-scores on writing and speaking at least 7.0, sub-scores on listening and reading at least 6.5 
  • Software Engineering: minimum of at least 7.0 on each sub-score (listening/reading/writing/speaking)

Cambridge Examination Score

On both CAE/Advanced or a CPE/Proficiency an A, B, C (C1 or C2) suffice.

Nuffic Certificate for Chinese students

Chinese applicants are required to take an IELTS test or the TOEFL (Internet-based test only). These are the only two tests accepted by the Nuffic, which provides certificates to all Chinese students who wish to study in the Netherlands.

Read more on the Nuffic website