Required Documents for admission in Dutch universities

The requirements for admission into Dutch universities vary from one university to another, and from one program to another, but there are general requirements for most universities:

Undergraduate

  1. Resume (translated to English)
  2. Photographs
  3. Motivational letter to clarify the reasons for joining the program (translated to English)
  4. Passport copy
  5. Secondary school certificate (accredited and translated to English)
  6. Transcript (accredited and translated to English)
  7. English or Dutch language proficiency test

Dutch Students

Postgraduate

  1. Resume (translated to English)
  2. Photograph
  3. Motivational letter to clarify the reasons for joining the program (translated to English)
  4. Passport copy
  5. Bachelor certificate (accredited and translated to English)
  6. Transcript (accredited and translated to English)
  7. English or Dutch language proficiency test
  8. Two letters of recommendation, one of them must be from an academic (translated to English)

Notes

  1. The university MAY require the student to complete six months or a preparatory year at the university before beginning the requested program of study
  2. The accepted tests for English language proficiency are the internationally recognized tests such as TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge.
  3. The accepted test for Dutch language proficiency is NT2.