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Matching at the Faculty of Science and Engineering

Before you start a bachelor programme you want to be sure you choose the programme that fits you best in terms of level and content. The matching process helps you to determine whether you are making the right choice. After completing the online matching process you will receive an advice concerning your programme choice.

Matching is mandatory for all students who want to start one of the following programmes on September 1, 2020. The advice you receive about your choice of programme is not binding. This means that you cannot be rejected based on the matching advice you receive.

If you apply for one of the following programmes you will participate in the matching process of the Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE)*:

* Please note that there is no matching process for Artificial Intelligence due to the selection procedure.

The matching process is online and contains the following steps:

  1.   Registration                                                                        
    Register in Studielink and finish your application in the Online Application System on May 1, 2020 at the latest. Apply for admission by the Admissions Board Bachelor Programmes FSE on May 1, 2020 at the latest as well.

  2.   Matching process
    You will receive this email within two weeks after your registration in Studielink. Starting March 2020 these invitations will be send.
    Please note: if you have registered much earlier than March 2020, it will therefore take longer than two weeks before you receive your invitation.

    When you register for one of the programmes above you are obliged to participate in the online matching process. You will receive more information and instructions about the matching process by email.

    If you have not received the invitation email within this timeframe please send an email to matching.beta rug.nl.
  3. Advice on your choice of programme  
    After finishing the matching process you will receive an email with an advice on your programme choice. This advice is not binding. This means that you cannot be rejected based on the matching advice you receive.

Matching is mandatory for all students. Note that matching is not the same as admission. Matching and admission are two separate processes, each with their own deadlines; you need to finish both these processes in time. These processes are not related. If you do not have an admissible Dutch diploma profile, please go to the website of the Admissions Board Bachelor Programmes FSE to find more information about the admission procedure.

Once you have completed the matching process for a specific programme, you cannot be rejected from that programme, unless you do not fulfill one of the other admission requirements. If you do not finish the matching process in time you will not be allowed to start the programme in September.

Questions about matching at the Faculty of Science and Engineering?

If you have questions about matching at FSE, please send an email to matching.beta@rug.nl. This is also the email address that is used to send you information about the matching process. Make sure to check your spam mail regularly, so you don’t miss important information.

Good luck choosing the right programme!

Last modified:14 January 2020 5.05 p.m.