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Additional requirements for students with a completed propaedeutic exam at college level

Students who wish to be admitted to the programmes of Psychology, Pedagogy or Sociology on the basis of a propaedeutic exam at college level and who are not a graduate of secondary science education and who do not have a valid diploma from an appropriate secondary school will have to pass two additional tests offered by the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences.

This involves a Mathematics test and an English test, both at VWO level. Both tests must be completed with a pass mark (at least 5.5).

Please note! The required level of command of English-taught programme Psychology will be equal to the language requirement that applies generally to the bachelor programme. This means you must arrange an IELTS, a TOEFL or a Cambridge test yourself. See It is recommended that you register for one of these tests at an early stage

Information about the tests

In due time you find more details about the tests and dates the tests will be scheduled.

How long will the results be valid?

The results of the individual parts are valid for one year, so only in the year that you took the test. If you have passed both parts in one year, we will draw up a decision for you to be admitted. This decision is valid for a maximum of 2 years.


You have to pay 50 euros once. Then you may take both tests and one resit.This amount must be paid no later than 10 days before the test date. If you do not pay in time, you will not be allowed to participate in the tests. You can transfer the amount to:

Are you automatically admitted when you pass the tests?

The programmes Sociology and Educational Sciences have a compulsory match procedure. This means that everyone who wants to be admitted to the programme must participate.
More information about matching can be found at:
The Bachelor's programme Psychology has a selection procedure, please have a look at


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