All applicants must start the application procedure through the Studielink.nl portal. You will then receive an e-mail inviting you to complete your application in the VU student portal, where you will also be asked to submit all documentation needed for the admission procedure.
International applicants will be asked to submit:
• Transcript(s) of records (e.g. High School grade list)
• Copy of diploma (if already obtained)
• Copy of valid passport
• Curriculum Vitae (your personal details, previous education and any relevant work experience in approximately one A4 page)
Deadline: International students who require housing facilities, as well as all non-EEA students, must apply before 1 April. EEA students who do not require housing facilities must apply before 1 May. You will be informed about your admission within four weeks after the completion of your application (including all required documents).
The (non-refundable) application fee for non-EEA candidates is €100. Please read the application fee procedure carefully.
Apply for Mathematics components as part of a program elsewhere
If you are studying at another university but wish to include one of VU Amsterdam’s Mathematics subjects in your program, you must register separately. You can do so at the Student Desk in the Main Building. You will need the following documents:
• A completed application form (which you can obtain from the Student Desk or download from VUnet)
• A letter of permission from your own university or faculty
• Proof that you have paid tuition fees at your own university.
Please confirm your application at least four weeks prior to the start of the program by sending an e-mail to the Program Secretariat.
The Faculty of Exact Sciences offers contract education facilities whereby it is possible to take certain program components without registering as a student. Admissions are dependent on a intake interview with the study advisor must be approved by the Examination board.
Ready to apply?
Great! Please keep the deadlines (as stated above) in mind, and start applying through the Studielink.nl portal!
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