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Preparatory Year

The Preparatory Year is offered by the Alfa-college and is designed for Dutch-speaking foreign students like higher educated asylum seekers and refugees, pursuing a higher education programme in Groningen.
The programme of this year is set out on the website of the Alfa-college (in Dutch).

* Please note!

You can skip the step 'Add previous education' when creating your Studielink account. The UG will receive a signal from Studielink that you have no prior education and will inform you about the possibilities for doing a 21+ test / colloquium doctum.

If you already filled in  your prior education in Studielink, it is not possible to change this to colloquium doctum. In that case, contact the Admissions Board if you want to apply for a colloquium doctum.

Procedure

Apply for the BSc programme before May 1st* through Studielink, this application is a request for registration.

Please note! Also apply for admission by the Admissions Board Bachelorprogrammes FSE before May 1st* by filling out the 'Admission request'.

Within six weeks the Admissions Board will have assessed your application and inform you about the decision.

If required, you will have to take additional entrance exams.

Complete your file, before 31 August, by sending verified documents of your diploma's, transcripts and, in case of entrance exams, additional certificates by regular mail to the Admissions Board Bachelor programmes FSE, attn. Y. van der Weerd, Bernoulliborgh 9, 9747 AG Groningen.

If you have met all the entry requirements and completed your file, the Admissions Board will send you a decree of admission.

Complete your enrollment by following the registration procedure for a bachelor's degree.

*Please note! The Bachelor programme in Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Artificial Intelligence and Computing Science have a numerus fixus (fixed quota). Prospective students should apply before January 15th, 2022 due to the numerus fixus procedure. The admissions procedure is independent of the selection procedure. Information about the selection procedure can be found here.

Entry requirements

Bachelor programme

Conform

Dutch VWO-profiel

Natuur en Gezondheid

or

Conform

Dutch VWO-profiel

Natuur en Techniek

Biology

Farmacy*

English (Engels)

Mathematics (Wiskunde A of B)

Chemistry (Scheikunde)

Biology (Biologie)*

Physics (Natuurkunde)

English (Engels)

Mathematics (Wiskunde B)

Chemistry (Scheikunde)

Biology (Biologie)*

Physics (Natuurkunde)

Life Science and Technology

(Applied) Physics

Biomedical Engineering

Chemistry

Chemical Engineering

Astronomy

English (Engels)

Mathematics (Wiskunde B)

Chemistry (Scheikunde)

Biology (Biologie)

Physics (Natuurkunde)

English (Engels)

Mathematics (Wiskunde B)

Chemistry (Scheikunde)

Physics (Natuurkunde)

Computing Science**

Applied Mathematics

Industrial Engineering and Management

English (Engels)

Mathematics (Wiskunde B)

Chemistry (Scheikunde)

Biology (Biologie)

English (Engels)

Mathematics (Wiskunde B)

Chemistry (Scheikunde)

Physics (Natuurkunde)

Artificial Intelligence**

English (Engels)

Mathematics (Wiskunde A or B; preferably Wiskunde B)

Chemistry (Scheikunde)

Biology (Biologie)

English (Engels)

Mathematics (Wiskunde B)

Physics (Natuurkunde)

Chemistry (Scheikunde)

* * For Pharmacy Biology is not a requirement but a strong recommendation.

** Please note! The Bachelor programme in Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Artificial Intelligence and Computing Science have a numerus fixus (fixed quota). Prospective students should apply before January 15th, 2022 due to the numerus fixus procedure. The admissions procedure is independent of the selection procedure. Information about the selection procedure can be found on the website of Artificial Intelligence and Computing Science .

Deadline

The application deadline for both the programme (through Studielink ) and the admissions procedure by sending the admsission request and documents to admissions.board.bsc.fse@rug.nl is May 1st* .

Please note that the Admissions Board will only attend to applications that have been received before the deadline.

You do not have to have passed the entrance exams before the deadline, you can send in additional certificates and documents until August 31st , but preferably as soon after you have obtained and received them.

*Please note! The Bachelor programme in Artificial Intelligence, Biology, Biomedical Engineering and Computing Science have a numerus fixus (fixed quota). Prospective students should apply before January 15th, 2022 due to the numerus fixus procedure. The admissions procedure is independent of the selection procedure. Information about the selection procedure can be found on the website of Artificial Intelligence and Computing Science.

Contact

Still have questions? Please contact the secretary of the Admissions Board Bachelor programmes via 050-3637361 or admissions.board.bsc.fse@rug.nl.

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