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Education Frequently asked questions Student life Honours College Prospective Honours College student

Application and selection procedure

  • How can I apply?

    You can apply via the Nestor organization Honours College Selection. If you received the letter, you will have access. If not, you can fill in the Application procedure request form on the website. We will then see to it that you get access.

    Do you still have a question?
    Please, contact the Honours College via honours rug.nl.
  • May I apply for a place in the Honours College, or must I wait for an invitation?

    The top 10% of students from a degree programme are submitted to the Honours College by their Faculty. They will receive a letter with an invitation to apply. The dates the letters will be sent can be found on our website.

    Even if you do not receive a letter, you may still apply. In that case, use the 'Application procedure request' form. you will receive access to the Nestor organization where you can find the application form.

    Do you still have a question?
    Please, contact the Honours College via honours rug.nl.
  • I'm highly motivated to join the Honours College but do not meet the standards.

    In that case, you will not receive a letter inviting you to apply but you are free to do so. Use the Application procedure request form.

    Do you still have a question?
    Please, contact the Honours College via honours rug.nl.
  • I'm highly motivated and expect to meet the standards, yet I haven't received an invitation.

    In that case, do apply for a place in the Honours College. Use the Application procedure request form to do so.

    Do you still have a question?
    Please, contact the Honours College via honours rug.nl
  • I've applied, but I haven't heard anything yet?

    This could take a few weeks, as we have to process all the applications. You will of course hear from us.

    Do you still have a question?
    Please, contact the Honours College via honours rug.nl.
  • I am a non-Dutch student, I do not speak Dutch, but I am very interested in the Honours College programme. Can I apply?

    You may certainly apply. Should your Faculty give the deepening programme in Duch, we will find a solution for you. The broadening programmes are in English.

    Do you still have a question?
    Please, contact the Honours College via honours rug.nl.
  • I got a 5 for my secondary school English exam although the rest of my marks were high - will that be a problem?

    In itself, this isn't a problem, although you will have to consider whether your English will be good enough to be able to successfully complete the broadening modules.

    Do you still have a question?
    Please, contact the Honours College via honours rug.nl.
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