In order to be eligible for admission to a VU Amsterdam degree programme, an applicant will need to fulfill certain admission requirements. It is advised to check the programme admission requirements before starting an application. Each programme has its own webpage with an "Admissions" section, listing the admission requirements that apply:
As part of your application you will have to upload required documents in the application portal in your VU dashboard.
- Application documents overview - Bachelor - on this page international diploma applicants can find further information about the requested application documents, including specific document formats such as the Bachelor Application File.
- Application documents overview - Master - International Degree Holders - Required documents.
Study programmes may have a different set of required documents that you need to upload. Check the programme page to find out which template you need to prepare under "Admissions" - Application with an international degree.
- Application fee payment options and possible exemptions
Please be so kind to first visit our International Support Services page for all services offered by our International Office, and the application overview page for information about applying to VU Amsterdam.
For questions about the status of your application or rejected documents please send us an e-mail (using the faculty e-mail address of the International Student Advisor list) or contact our International Support Assistant by phone by calling +31 (0)20 59 84510 for Bachelor or +31 (0)20 59 84511 for Master questions (Mon, Wed and Fri: 14:00 – 16:00h Amsterdam time).
For questions about admission you can reach out to your faculty International Student Advisor(s), also called ISAs. The ISA will be your main point of contact and can help with questions about the programme, admission requirements or the application procedure.
Find your International Student Advisor:
When experiencing technical issues please contact the IT Servicedesk: our service desk can be reached via firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling +31 (0)20 59 80000 (Mon – Fri 07:30 - 17:00h)