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Submit your online application

After registering in Studielink, you will receive an email with your 8-digit UvAnetID. With this student number, you can take the next step of the application process, in the online application system Embark.

Online application procedure in Embark

You start your application in Embark by creating a new account. Please note: this is not connected to Studielink or your UvAnetID; you need to create a separate account in Embark. Your full application needs to be submitted before the deadline. Should you have technical issues with the Embark system, you can get in touch via email.

Students from UvA Economics and Business (doorstromers)

Applicants from UvA Economics and Business don't need to apply to the programme through the online application system Embark. They can follow a different procedure for enrolling in a Master’s programme.

Complete your online application

A complete application form consists of:

  • English language test score, your overall score and subscores (if applicable)
  • GMAT or GRE result, your overall score and subscores (if applicable)
  • Bachelor’s diploma (if already obtained)
  • Official translation of your Bachelor’s diploma (if not in English or Dutch)
  • Bachelor’s transcripts (or most recent transcripts)
  • Official translation of your Bachelor’s transcripts (if not in English or Dutch)
  • CV, (for a format example refer to Europass CV)
  • UvAnetID/student number (your UvA student number, also known as your UvA-net ID, is sent to you after you register in Studielink)
  • Depending on the programme you choose, you might also need to add: motivation letter (max. 300 words or video), academic referee, course descriptions, sample of academic writing

After uploading all documents, press the submit button in the application form before the deadline, only then the admissions office is able to assess your application. The evaluation of your complete file takes approximately 3 weeks. 


If you have questions regarding admission and/or application process, please contact the Admissions Office.