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Step 1: Entry requirements

Before you apply to one of the four Bachelor's programme, please check below the entry requirements.

Previous education

In order to be eligible for admission to one of our bachelor's programmes, you will need one of the following diplomas:

Dutch VWO diploma

Mathematics is one of the important courses you need for all of our programmes. Your level of mathematics should be at VWO-level within the four VWO-profiles (please check Teaching and Examination Regulations).

Bachelor's programme Level of Mathematics
BSc Bedrijfskunde (in Dutch)
BSc Economics and Business Economics
BSc International Business *
Mathematics A (or higher)
BSc Econometrics and Operations Research Mathematics B (or higher)

* The BSc International Business is a fixed quota programme (numerus fixus) accepting only 450 students. All students have to apply in Studielink before 15 January 2020 in order to enter the selection procedure.

HBO propaedeutic certificate

With an HBO propaedeutic certificate it is also possible to enter the programme, on the condition that you meet the required level of mathematics. If you do not have mathematics A or respectively mathematics B at Dutch VWO level (see above) you can do the Math entrance exam offered by the faculty.

No VWO diploma or HBO propaedeutic certificate

If you are Dutch and do not have a VWO diploma of HBO propaedeutic certificate and you are 21 years or older, you are eligible for admission via the colloquium doctum (universitary entrance exam). The summer course and math entrance exam is part of this colloquium doctum.


Matching is a procedure for students who want to apply for a Bachelor programme without a decentral selection procedure for the academic year 2019-2020. If you wish to apply to one of our Bachelor programmes, you need to do this no later than 1 May 2019 in Studielink. This deadline is a statutory requirement. When you have applied, you have the right to participate in a matching activity.

During a matching activity, you can find out whether the programme that you have chosen matches with what you want to study and do in the future. The matchng procedure is offered for BSc Bedrijfskunde, BSc Economics and Business Economics and BSc Econometrics and Operations Research. The BSc International Business has a selection procedure.

Last modified:25 September 2019 1.45 p.m.