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Master's programme Psychology

Application procedures per prior education | Application deadlines

When you have concluded that you are probably admissible to the Master of Psychology, you can apply for admission. You can do so even before you actually have your diploma, provided you will have your diploma before the start of the Master Programme.

The admission procedure depends on your prior education. Please check carefully which procedure you have to follow. In some cases, you first have to register in Studielink, while in other cases you should start by submitting the form Aanvraag voor toelating tot master Psychologie. In the table below you can find what is applicable for you.

  • In your application you have to specify the Master track you choose.
  • The tracks Clinical Psychology and Clinical Forensic Psychology and Victimology do not start in February.

Application procedures per prior education

Prior Education

Application procedure

Bachelor Psychology at University of Groningen

Please register via Studielink. See the Registration procedure Master programme Psychology for students with a bachelor in Psychology of the RUG for details on the procedure.

Bachelor Psychology at other Dutch

University

Complete the form Aanvraag voor toelating tot master Psychologie, for this you need the following:

  • in case you have your diploma: certified copies of your diploma and list of grades
  • in case you don’t have your diploma yet: a letter from your current institute, stating what you still have to complete, that you will likely complete this in time, as well as a list of results of courses that you already completed

Register at Studielink http://www.studielink.nl.

Other Bachelor at Dutch University

Complete the checklist
Complete the form Aanvraag voor toelating tot master Psychologie, for this you need the following:

  • in case you have your diploma: certified copies of your diploma and list of grades
  • in case you don’t have your diploma yet: a letter from your current institute, stating what you still have to complete, that you will likely complete this in time, as well as a list of results of courses that you already completed

Bachelor at an Academic University outside the Netherlands

Students who did their Bachelor study outside the Netherlands, have to apply for the master programme by means of the following procedure.

First go to http://www.studielink.nl. In Studielink, you first need to select, from the drop-down list of study programs, the specific track of the Master Psychology programme of the University of Groningen. After you have submitted your details in Studielink, you will receive an e-mail with the information necessary to activate your user account for OAS (the Online Application System used by the University of Groningen). In OAS you must again choose for the specific track of the master programme. See the following website for some guidance in OAS: https://www.rug.nl/education/master/international-students/admission-and-application/

Please upload the following documents in OAS:

  • a copy of the (Bachelor) diploma on the basis of which you ask admission to our programme (both original language and translated in English)
  • a copy of your transcript of records (both original language and translated in English)
  • a copy of your results for one of the mentioned English language tests (except for native speakers)
  • a copy of your passport or ID card
  • a document including the filled out and documented checklist

IMPORTANT: If any of these documents (except for English test results) are missing, no decision can be made as to your admission!

If you have any doubts about your application, please contact us at: bss.msc.admission@rug.nl.

University of Applied Sciences Not admissable

When do you have to apply?

Type of student

Application deadline

Start programme

EU/EER student

1 December 2018

1 February 2019 *

NON EU/EER student

1 November 2018

1 February 2019 *

EU/EER student

1 May 2019

1 September 2019**

NON EU/EER student

1 April 2019

1 September 2019**

Note: For students completing the Bachelor of psychology at the University of Groningen, the deadlines are later, click here .

Applications for the start date 1 Februari, are processed from 1 September. Applications for starting on 1 September, are processed from 1 February.

* The track Clinical Psychology and the track Clinical Forensic Psychology and Victimology cannot be started on February 1.
** The premaster starts only in September.

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