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English language requirements

TOEFL Test

The minimum scores required on the TOEFL Test are:

  • Internet-based test (iBT): 92 with a minimum subscore of 22 on each subject (listening/reading/writing/speaking)

    Exceptions:
  • Artificial Intelligence, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Information Studies and Software Engineering: 100 with a minimum of 24 on each subject. 

Please note that we accept ‘MyBest Scores’.

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, and a subscore of at least 6.0 on all subject (listening/reading/writing/speaking). 

    Exceptions:
  • Artificial Intelligence,  Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Software Engineering and Information Studies: minimum score 7.0, and also 7.0 on each subject
     

Cambridge English Qualifications

  • A minimum score of:
    170, B2 First

    Exceptions: 
  • Artificial Intelligence, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Information Studies and Software Engineering: a minimum score of: 183, C1 Advanced, 

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.