15 December 2023
You can apply from 1 October 2023 onwards for academic year 2024-2025. If you apply after 15 December, unfortunately we cannot accept your application anymore.
Step 1: Apply in Studielink
Go to Studielink and create an application for the study programme you wish to apply for. In Studielink you can apply for a maximum of 4 courses in total in the Netherlands.
Do you currently live in the Netherlands? Then you will need to log in with your DigiD.
If you do not yet live in the Netherlands you can choose "Log in without DigiD". When you create your Studielink account via this option you will need a scan or photo of your valid passport or European ID card.
Previous education in Studielink if you do not possess a diploma:
If you are 21+ and are not in possession of any type of diploma (high school or other), you leave the section "previous education" empty. You will then automatically be evaluated by our Student Administration. The Student Administration will process your request for participation in the Colloquium Doctum entrance tests and send you your admission decision.
Step 2: Fill out the Entrance exam form
Complete the Entrance exam form.
Step 3: Complete your VU Dashboard
After you complete your application request in Studielink you will receive your login details – a VUnet-ID username and a password – for our application system on your personal dashboard on VU.nl by e-mail. This may take up to two working days*.
*In case you did not receive your login details, please first check your spam folder. If you are still unable to locate them, then contact the UCIT service desk on email@example.com or +31 (0)20 598 0000.
Step 4: Complete your Entrance examination payment
See 'Costs and payment options'. After submitting the Entrance exam form, you will receive payment instructions by e-mail.
Step 5: Wait for the Admission Decision
The Student Administration will inform you within 4 weeks about the conditions for admission.
15 December 2023
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