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Admission and application per prior education

Bachelor Psychology at a Dutch University
Note: The form, content and procedure of the selection for start date September 2022 is unknown at this time. More information will follow as soon as possible.

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor diploma Psychology (except 'Verkorte programma's');
  • Meet the track-specific requirements;
    (For RUG students: read the explanation of the extra requirements that apply to a number of tracks)
  • Provide a specified motivation for the track(s) of your choice (in the application form);
  • Only for the tracks Klinische Psychologie, Klinische Neuropsychologie en Ontwikkelingspsychologie: Dutch language proficiency at native level (C2).
    (Students with a Dutch language secondary school or Bachelor diploma satisfy this requirement automatically)


If there are more admissible students than available places, you will be invited for a selection test. After the selection procedure you may be placed in the master track of your choice or on the waiting list. You can apply for two tracks: your first and your second choice. Please read the description of the selection procedure (including example test questions).


If you expect to get your bachelor degree before the start date of the programme:

  1. Register at for the premaster Psychology or for the Master Psychology: the track of your first choice
  2. Sign up for the programme (for a maximum of two tracks) via the form Registration Master Psychology*.

*The form Application for admission to (pre)master Psychology is accessible
-from mid August 2021 to 1 October 2021 for admission to programmes starting in February 2022.
-expected from mid-January to March 1, 2022 for admission to programs starting in September 2022.
NOTE The premaster and master track Clinical Psychology and the master track Clinical Forensic Psychology & Victimology start in September only.

Dates and Deadlines

Start programme

Apply before

1 February 2022*

1 October 2021

1 September 2022

1 March 2022

*The track Clinical Psychology and the track Clinical Forensic Psychology and Victimology do not start in February.

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