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Overview application deadlines per faculty

  • Faculty of Arts

    You can find the application deadlines on the programme pages of the Master's degree programmes.
  • Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences

    Degree programme EU* Non-EU*
    Behavioural and Social Sciences - research master 1 May 1 May
    Educational Sciences
    - Learning in Interaction
    1 June 1 May
    Pedagogical Sciences  
    - Deafblindness 1 June 1 June
    - Ethics of Education: philosophy, history and law
    - Youth 0-21, Society and Policy
    1 December or 1 June 15 October or 1 May

    Psychology

    - All tracks

    1 October or 1 March

    (except for Clinical Psychology and Clinical Forensic Psychology & Victimology which only start in September)
    1 October or 1 March
    * Depending on the starting date of the Master degree programme.

  • Faculty of Economics and Business

    Degree programme EU* ** Non-EU*
    Accountancy and Controlling 1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    Business administration
    - Change management
    - Health
    - Management Accounting and Control
    - Small Business and Entrepreneurship
    - Strategic Innovation Management
    1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    Econometrics, Operations Research and Actuarial Studies 1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    Economic Development and Globalization
    1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    Economics 1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    Finance 1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    Human Resource Management 1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    International Business and Management 1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    International Financial Management 1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    Marketing 1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    Supply Chain Management 1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    Technology and Operations Management 1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    Research Master in Economics and Business 1 May 1 May
    * Depending on the starting date of the Master degree programme.
    ** Students with a diploma from a Dutch institution other than the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen; 1 May and 15 October

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering

    Degree programme EU* Non-EU*
    Applied Mathematics 1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    Applied Physics 1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    Artificial Intelligence 1 May 1 May
    Astronomy 1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    Behavioural and Cognitive Neurosciences - research 1 May 1 May
    Biology 1 May 1 May
    Biomedical Engineering 1 May 1 May
    Biomedical Sciences 1 May 1 May 
    Chemical Engineering 1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    Chemistry 1 May 1 May
    Computing Science 1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    Ecology and Evolution 1 May 1 May
    Educatie en Communicatie in de Wiskunde en Natuurwetenschappen (taught in Dutch) 1 May 1 May
    Energy and Environmental Sciences 1 May 1 May
    Human-Machine Communication 1 May 1 May
    Industrial Engineering and Management 1 May 1 May
    Marine Biology 1 May 1 May
    Mathematics 1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    Mechanical Engineering 1 May 1 May
    Medical Pharmaceutical Sciences 1 May 1 May
    Nanoscience 1 May 1 February
    Pharmacy (taught in Dutch) 1 May 1 May
    Physics 1 May or 15 October 1 May or 15 October
    Water Technology - joint degree 15 July 1 May
    * Depending on the starting date of the Master degree programme.
  • Faculty of Medical Sciences

    Degree programme EU* Non-EU*
    Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology - research 1 May 1 March
    Dentistry (taught in Dutch) Please contact the faculty for more information Please contact the faculty for more information
    Human Movement Sciences 1 May 1 May
    Molecular Medicine and Innovative Treatment ( formerly Medical and Pharmaceutical Drug Innovation) 1 May 1 March
    Medicine (taught in Dutch) Please contact the faculty for more information Please contact the faculty for more information
    Sport Sciences 1 May 1 May
    * Depending on the starting date of the Master degree programme.
  • Faculty of Law

    Degree programme Deadline
    Energy and Climate Law 1 May
    European Law in a Global Context  1 May
    Global Criminal Law 1 May
    Governance and Law in Digital Society 
    1 May
    International Commercial Law 1 May
    International Human Rights Law 1 May
    Public International Law 1 May
  • Faculty of Philosophy

    Degree programme EU* Non-EU*
    Philosophy 1 May 1 April
    - Philosophy and Society (taught in Dutch)
    Philosophy of a specific discipline (partially taught in Dutch) 1 May 1 April
    Philosophy - research
    * Dutch students: 1 June or 1 November
    1 May 1 April
    Philosophy - teacher training (taught in Dutch)
    * Dutch students: 1 February
    Philosophy, Politics and Economics 1 May 1 April
    * Depending on the starting date of the Master degree programme.
  • Faculty of Spatial Sciences

    Degree programme EU* Non-EU*
    Economic geography (taught in Dutch)
    - Master's track: Regional Competitiveness and Trade
    * Dutch students: 1 January or 15 August
    Environmental and infrastructure planning
    - DDM Development planning and infrastructure management
    - DDM Urban Governance within a Global Environment
    - DDM Water and coastal management
    1 May 1 May
    Population studies
    - DDM Demography and Social Inequality
    - DDM Social Demography
    1 May 1 May
    Research Master Spatial Sciences
    - Master's track: Islands and Sustainability
    1 May 1 May
    Society, Sustainability and Planning(partially taught in Dutch)
    - DDM Urban Governance within a Global Environment
    * Dutch students: 15 August
    1 May 1 May
    Real Estate Studies 1 May 1 May
    Opleiding tot leraar voortgezet onderwijs van 1e graad in Aardrijksunde (taught in Dutch)
    * Dutch students: 15 August or 15 January
    * Depending on the starting date of the Master degree programme.
  • Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies

    Degree programme EU* Non-EU*
    Theology and Religious Sciences
    - Spiritual care (taught in Dutch)
    - Religion, Conflict and Globalisation
    - Religion and Cultural heritage
    - Religion and Pluralism, ancient and modern
    1 May or 15 October 1 April or 15 October
    Theology and Religious Studies - research
    - Religion and Culture - Research
    1 May or 15 October 1 April or 15 October
    * Depending on the starting date of the Master degree programme.
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