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Application documents per faculty

  • Faculty of Arts

    Important:
    • If your (diploma) documents are not in English, Dutch, French or German, please also provide translations.
    • If you have already started a programme of higher education, please also provide the documents/information below for this programme.
    • Motivation letters and reference letters are not considered in the University of Groningen's admissions procedure. Providing a CV is optional.

    Please upload scans of the following documents in our Online Application System (OAS)

    Passport

    Scan of your valid passport (or ID card for EEA students)
    Diploma Secondary education
    Diploma of completed upper secondary education
    or
    if not yet completed: Statement of enrolment from your school confirming your enrolment, the qualification(s) to be obtained and your expected date of graduation

    Higher education (if applicable)
    Diploma/Degree certificate of your completed higher education
    or
    if not yet completed: Statement of enrolment from your educational institution confirming your enrolment, the name of the programme, the qualification to which the programme leads and the nominal duration* in years and credits/units

    *nominal duration: the set amount of years required to complete the full programme and obtain the qualification, as well as the total amount of credits that students need to obtain to complete the full programme and obtain the qualification
    Transcript Scan(s) of your academic record (i.e. final grade list/report card)
    and/or
    if not yet completed: school-issued list of your courses still to be completed (if applicable, including level/credits/units) 
    Proof of English proficiency (English-taught programmes) Click here for an overview of the language requirements per faculty
    Accepted exemptions can be found here.
    Proof of Dutch proficiency (Dutch-taught programmes)
    Each individual application can be evaluated only once; it is therefore important to make sure that the documents you provide meet the requirements of the University of Groningen application procedure. You can provide these documents only once. Providing incomplete or incorrect documents can have consequences for your application for admission. If you have any doubts regarding the requirements applicable to your application documents, please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences

    Important:
    • If your (diploma) documents are not in English, Dutch, French or German, please also provide translations.
    • If you have already started a programme of higher education, please also provide the documents/information below for this programme.
    • Motivation letters and reference letters are not considered in the University of Groningen's admissions procedure. Providing a CV is optional.

    Please upload scans of the following documents in our Online Application System (OAS)

    Passport Scan of your valid passport (or ID card for EEA students)
    Diploma Secondary education
    Diploma of completed upper secondary education
    and/or
    if not yet completed: Statement of enrolment from your school confirming your enrolment, the qualification(s) to be obtained and your expected date of graduation

    Higher education (if applicable)
    Diploma/Degree certificate of your completed higher education
    or
    if not yet completed: Statement of enrolment from your educational institution confirming your enrolment, the name of the programme, the qualification to which the programme leads and the nominal duration* in years and credits/units

    *nominal duration: the set amount of years required to complete the full programme and obtain the qualification, as well as the total amount of credits that students need to obtain to complete the full programme and obtain the qualification.
    Transcript  Scan(s) of your academic record (i.e. final grade list/report card)
    or
    if not yet completed: school-issued list of your courses still to be completed (if applicable, including level/credits/units)
    Proof of English proficiency (English-taught programmes) Click here for an overview of the language requirements per faculty
    Accepted exemptions can be found here.
    Proof of Dutch proficiency (Dutch-taught programmes)
    Each individual application can be evaluated only once; it is therefore important to make sure that the documents you provide meet the requirements of the University of Groningen application procedure. You can provide these documents only once. Providing incomplete or incorrect documents can have consequences for your application for admission. If you have any doubts regarding the requirements applicable to your application documents, please do not hesitate to contact us.
  • Faculty of Economics and Business

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering

  • Faculty of Medical Sciences

  • Faculty of Law

    Important:
    • If your (diploma) documents are not in English, Dutch, French or German, please also provide translations.
    • If you have already started a programme of higher education, please also provide the documents/information below for this programme.

    Please upload scans of the following documents in our Online Application System (OAS):

    Passport

    Scan of your valid passport (or ID card for EEA students)
    Diploma Secondary education
    Diploma of completed upper secondary education
    or
    if not yet completed: Statement of enrolment from your school confirming your enrolment, the qualification(s) to be obtained and your expected date of graduation

    Higher education (if applicable)
    Diploma/Degree certificate of your completed higher education
    or
    if not yet completed: Statement of enrolment from your educational institution confirming your enrolment, the name of the programme, the qualification to which the programme leads and the nominal duration* in years and credits/units

    *nominal duration: the set amount of years required to complete the full programme and obtain the qualification, as well as the total amount of credits that students need to obtain to complete the full programme and obtain the qualification
    Transcript Scan(s) of your academic record (i.e. final grade list/report card)
    and/or
    if not yet completed: school-issued list of your courses still to be completed (if applicable, including level/credits/units) 
    GPA A minimum GPA (Grade Point Average) of 7/10 (Dutch grading scale) or equivalent. For applicants that apply on the basis of a non-EU/EEA qualification, this minimum GPA is mandatory. Grade Point Average is the average of all the marks of your pre-university education. To note, a score of 6 is a passing grade in the Netherlands.
    Proficiency in English Sufficient proof of English proficiency in line with the minimum requirements for this programme. 
    Click here for an 
    overview of the language requirements per faculty (select Faculty of Law).
    Each individual application can be evaluated only once; it is therefore important to make sure that the documents you provide meet the requirements of the University of Groningen application procedure. You can provide these documents only once. Providing incomplete or incorrect documents can have consequences for your application for admission. If you have any doubts regarding the requirements applicable to your application documents, please do not hesitate to contact us.
  • Faculty of Philosophy

    Important:
    • If your (diploma) documents are not in English, Dutch, French or German, please also provide translations.
    • If you have already started a programme of higher education, please also provide the documents/information below for this programme.
    • Motivation letters and reference letters are not considered in the University of Groningen's admissions procedure. Providing a CV is optional.

    Please upload scans of the following documents in our Online Application System (OAS)

    Passport Scan of your valid passport (or ID card for EEA students)
    Diploma Secondary education
    Diploma of completed upper secondary education
    and/or
    if not yet completed: Statement of enrolment from your school confirming your enrolment, the qualification(s) to be obtained and your expected date of graduation

    Higher education (if applicable)
    Diploma/Degree certificate of your completed higher education
    or
    if not yet completed: Statement of enrolment from your educational institution confirming your enrolment, the name of the programme, the qualification to which the programme leads and the nominal duration* in years and credits/units

    *nominal duration: the set amount of years required to complete the full programme and obtain the qualification, as well as the total amount of credits that students need to obtain to complete the full programme and obtain the qualification.
    Transcript  Scan(s) of your academic record (i.e. final grade list/report card)
    or
    if not yet completed: school-issued list of your courses still to be completed (if applicable, including level/credits/units)
    Proof of English proficiency (English-taught programmes) Click here for an overview of the language requirements per faculty
    Accepted exemptions can be found here.
    Proof of Dutch proficiency (Dutch-taught programmes)
    Each individual application can be evaluated only once; it is therefore important to make sure that the documents you provide meet the requirements of the University of Groningen application procedure. You can provide these documents only once. Providing incomplete or incorrect documents can have consequences for your application for admission. If you have any doubts regarding the requirements applicable to your application documents, please do not hesitate to contact us.
  • Faculty of Spatial Sciences

    Important:
    • If your (diploma) documents are not in English, Dutch, French or German, please also provide translations.
    • If you have already started a programme of higher education, please also provide the documents/information below for this programme.
    • Motivation letters and reference letters are not considered in the University of Groningen's admissions procedure. Providing a CV is optional.

    Please upload scans of the following documents in our Online Application System (OAS)

    Passport Scan of your valid passport (or ID card for EEA students)
    Diploma Secondary education
    Diploma of completed upper secondary education
    and/or
    if not yet completed: Statement of enrolment from your school confirming your enrolment, the qualification(s) to be obtained and your expected date of graduation

    Higher education (if applicable)
    Diploma/Degree certificate of your completed higher education
    or
    if not yet completed: Statement of enrolment from your educational institution confirming your enrolment, the name of the programme, the qualification to which the programme leads and the nominal duration* in years and credits/units

    *nominal duration: the set amount of years required to complete the full programme and obtain the qualification, as well as the total amount of credits that students need to obtain to complete the full programme and obtain the qualification.
    Transcript  Scan(s) of your academic record (i.e. final grade list/report card)
    or
    if not yet completed: school-issued list of your courses still to be completed (if applicable, including level/credits/units)
    Proof of English proficiency (English-taught programmes) Click here for an overview of the language requirements per faculty
    Accepted exemptions can be found here.
    Course descriptions You will have to upload (official) curriculum outlines/descriptions of the courses you have completed/will complete in Mathematics.
    You can use the requirements on this page as a guideline.
    Each individual application can be evaluated only once; it is therefore important to make sure that the documents you provide meet the requirements of the University of Groningen application procedure. You can provide these documents only once. Providing incomplete or incorrect documents can have consequences for your application for admission. If you have any doubts regarding the requirements applicable to your application documents, please do not hesitate to contact us.
  • Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies

    Copy of your valid passport or ID card  Copy the page(s) in your passport mentioning your personal data and previous visa for the Netherlands.
    Make sure the copy is legible.
    ID cards are accepted for EEA students only. Driving licences are not accepted.
    (Certified) copy of your diplomas and transcript(s)

    If you have not yet completed your educational programme:
    * temporary transcripts (grade list/report card) showing the grades you have received to date, and
    * a list of courses that are not on the temporary transcript but that you will have to take in order to complete your programme

    Copy of an English language test result (English taught programmes) All faculties will accept IELTS tests, Cambridge tests, and TOEFL tests. Acceptable minimum scores may vary per faculty/programme.
    Copy of your NT2 result (Dutch taught programmes)  

    NB: If the documents are not in English or Dutch, please also provide a translation in English or Dutch.

    Each individual application can be evaluated only once; it is therefore important to make sure that the documents you provide meet the requirements of the University of Groningen application procedure. You can provide these documents only once. Providing incomplete or incorrect documents can have consequences for your application for admission. If you have any doubts regarding the requirements applicable to your application documents, please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • University College Groningen

    Documents

    A secondary education diploma or a statement of enrolment, confirming the approximate graduation date, as well as the full native name of the qualification to be obtained*

    Transcripts:*
    • Transcript/grades list/report card of your penultimate year of studies for your secondary (and/or higher) education
    • Most recent temporary transcript/grades list/report card of your current study year for your secondary (and/or higher) education should you have not graduated yet
    • Courses yet to be completed (if not listed on your temporary transcript/grades list/report card) should you have not graduated yet
    Proof of English proficiency
    CV
    Motivation video (follow the instructions you will receive from the faculty by email)

    note: letters of motivation are not considered in the application procedure for admission to the Bachelor in Liberal Arts & Sciences.
    Copy of valid passport or ID (ID for EEA students only)
    NB: If the documents are not in English, Dutch, French or German, please also provide a translation in English, Dutch, French or German.

    *If you have already started your higher education please also provide your higher education diploma (or a statement of enrollment confirming the graduation date should you have not graduated yet) and your (most recent/final) transcripts

    Each individual application can be evaluated only once; it is therefore important to make sure that the documents you provide meet the requirements of the University of Groningen application procedure. You can provide these documents only once. Providing incomplete or incorrect documents can have consequences for your application for admission. If you have any doubts regarding the requirements applicable to your application documents, please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • University College Fryslân

  • When is a copy considered to be officially certified?

    A copy is considered to be officially certified if one of the following authorities confirms the correspondence of the photocopy to the original.

    Authority  Extra information
    Admissions Office of the University of Groningen Bring the original documents as well as the copies
    Your home university of school   
    An official authority responsible for certifications E.g. the Dutch Embassy or Consulate in your country of domicile 
    A public notary office Bring the original documents
    Authorities in the home state of the applicant that have the right to provide documents with so-called "Apostille of The Hague" Under the term of the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents, 5 October 1991
     


  • I don't have the certified copies yet. What must I do?

    To enable us to start processing your application you can initially upload uncertified copies of your diploma and transcripts. Based on these documents we can come to a conditional admissions decision. However, before you can be officially and unconditionally admitted, you will have to provide us with certified copies of your original diploma and transcripts.