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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 April 1 April 
    Educational Sciences
    - Evidence-based Education
    1 May 1 May
    Pedagogical Sciences  
    - Communication and Deafblindness 1 June 1 May
    - Ethics of Education: philosophy, history and law
    - Youth 0-21, Society and Policy
    1 May or 1 December
    1 May or 15 October
    Psychology
    - Applied Social Psychology
    - Clinical Forensic Psychology and Victimology
    - Clinical Neuropsychology
    - Clinical Psychology
    - Cognitive Psychology and Psychophysiology
    - Environmental Psychology
    - Reflecting on Psychology
    - Talent Development & Creativity
    - Traffic Psychology and Sustained Mobility
    - Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology
    1 May or 15 November

    (except for Clinical Psychology and Clinical Forensic Psychology & Victimology which only start in September)
    1 April or 15 October
    Sociology
    - Social Networks in a Sustainable Society
     1 May  1 May
    * 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 (the new name of current Organizational & Management 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 (formerly known as International Economics and Business)  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; 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 or 15 October  1 May or 15 October 
    Computing Science 1 May or 1 November  1 May or 1 November
    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 
    Biomolecular Sciences (formerly Molecular Biology and Biotechnology) 1 May 1 May  
    - Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (Biomolecular Sciences from 2019 onwards) 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 Techology - 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 Economic Law 1 May
    Global Criminal Law 1 May
    International and European Law 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 April 1 April

    * Depending on the starting date of the Master degree programme.

  • Faculty of Spatial Sciences

    Degree programme EU*    Non-EU*
    Cultural geography 1 May 1 May
    Economic geography (taught in Dutch)
    * Dutch students: 1 January or 15 August
    Environmental and infrastructure planning
    - DDM Development planning and infrastructure management
    - DDM Water and coastal management
    1 May 1 May
    Population studies
    - DDM Social Demography
    1 May 1 May
    Regional studies - research 1 May 1 May
    Socio-spatial planning (partially taught in Dutch)
    * Dutch students: 15 August
    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
    .