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HBO Bachelor’s degree and propaedeutic certificate

  • Is a HBO propaedeutic or a HBO Bachelors degree certificate sufficient for admission to a university Bachelor's degree programme?

    This depends on whether you have earned a HBO propaedeutic certificate or a HBO Bachelors degree certificate.

    • HBO propaedeutic certificate
      You are not automatically admitted to a Bachelor's degree programme. The Bachelor's degree programme may impose additional requirements.

      More information can be found on the HBO-propedeuse page of our website (only in Dutch) or contact the study advisor of the degree programme in question.
       
    • HBO Bachelor's degree
      A HBO Bachelor's degree gives acces to any Bachelor's degree programme. However, some programmes have specific admission requirements. Sometimes it is possible to get dispensation for particular subjects.

      More information about the requirements can be found on the VWO-diploma page of our website (only in Dutch).

      Contact the study advisor of the programme for more information about dispensation.

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  • Does it matter which HBO propaedeutic phase I have completed if I wish to enrol in a university degree programme?

    Yes, you are not automatically admitted to a Bachelor's degree programme. The Bachelor's degree programme may impose additional requirements.

    More information can be found on the HBO-propedeuse page of our website (only in Dutch) or contact the study advisor of the degree programme in question.

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  • Can I enrol in a higher year?

    This depends on your HBO degree and the degree programme you wish to follow at the University of Groningen.

    More information can be found on the Pre-master programmes page of our website.


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  • Does a HBO Bachelor’s degree give access to a Master’s degree programme?

    No, HBO graduates cannot automatically register for a Master's degree programme. Before you can begin your Master's degree, you must follow a pre-master programme.

    More information can be found on the Pre-master programmes page of our website.

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  • Am I entitled to additional financial support?

    No, you are not entitled to additional financial support.

    More information can be found on the DUO-website.

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  • Can I quit if the programme is not to my liking?

    Yes, you can submit a request for deregistration via Studielink.

    More information can be found on the Deregistration page of our website.


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