Application and selection Hotel Management

The Hotel Management programme has a restricted intake and is allowed to select all its students itself by means of a selection procedure. After registration in Studielink (which is the national administration system for higher education in the Netherlands), you have to take part in the selection procedure.

If you have a diploma from a Dutch education institution (diplomas from the Netherlands Antilles not included), please follow the selection and application procedure for Dutch students, even if you are not a Dutch national.

If you have a diploma from a Non-Dutch educational institution (educational institutions from the Netherlands Antilles included), please follow the selection and application procedure for International students, even if you are a Dutch national.

Deadline

Make sure you apply before 1 May.

Application and selection Dutch students

For students with a diploma from a Dutch educational institution the application consists of four steps:

  • Step 1: Apply via Studielink
  • Step 2: Apply via My online application
  • Step 3: Take part in the selection procedure
  • Step 4: Complete your registration; payment of tuition fee (when you have been selected)

Step 1: Apply via Studielink

You are to apply through Studielink, the application and enrolment portal provided by the Netherlands Ministry of Education.

  • Go to Studielink
  • Login to your account or create an account if you do not have one yet
  • Apply for the right study programme
  • Once you have applied you can track the status of your application on your personal Studielink page

Step 2: Apply via My online applications

Once you have submitted your Studielink enrolment, you will receive an email inviting you to follow up on your Studielink enrolment by applying in  My online application. 

  • In  My online application you will be requested to answer additional questions and to upload your application documents; CV (in English), Motivation letter in English, your secondary school diploma including list of grades or your most recent list of grades if you have not obtained your diploma yet. 
  • After submitting your application, at the latest on 1 May 2019, the admissions officer will check if you are eligible and will send you an invitation for a selection day. Along with this invitation, you will receive an online English test and an online personality test. You will be asked to do both tests at home before the selection day. 

Step 3: Take part in the selection procedure

During a selection day the academy will determine which candidates will be admitted to the degree programme.

The selection day consists of several parts:

  • Introduction to the Hotel Management programme of Breda University of Applied Sciences
  • Selection interview with a lecturer – the results and outcome of the English test and personality test will be discussed during the interview. Apart from these results, you will start with a pitch in which you have the chance to introduce yourself, to show your motivation, and share your (international) hospitality experience to make sure the interviewers get the right impression of who you are.
  • 'Speed dating’ – all your questions will be answered by lecturers, students, coaches and/or team members from our in-school training company Sibelicious
  • Tour of the building
  • Lunch

Admission
Within 3 weeks after the selection day, you will be notified whether or not you have been accepted to the programme.

Selection Criteria
Besides the formal admission requirements, affinity with the hospitality industry and/or proven work experience in this industry are also taken into account. Other selection criteria include analytical skills, understanding of commercial matters, social intelligence, service-oriented attitude, innovative mindset, language skills, independence and entrepreneurial spirit. In addition to this, you must demonstrate your proficiency in English. We will also discuss the level of your second foreign language. Please note that we reserve the right to select only those candidates we think will be the most likely to succeed based on the selection criteria.

Step 4: Complete your registration: payment of tuition fee

In order to complete your registration, you need to confirm your digital authorization or pay your tuition fee. More information about payment of tuition fee.

We will keep in touch
During the entire application, selection and registration procedure, Breda University of Applied Sciences will keep in touch with you through email. Please make sure you read and respond to the instructions in time. 

Questions?

If you have any questions left, feel free to contact us via hotelmanagement@buas.nl.

 

Application and selection international students

For students with a diploma from a non-Dutch educational institution the application consists of three steps:

  • Step 1: Apply via Studielink
  • Step 2: Apply via My online application
  • Step 3: Complete your registration; payment of tuition fee

Step 1: Apply via Studielink

You are to apply through Studielink, the application and enrolment portal provided by the Netherlands Ministry of Education.

  • Go to Studielink
  • Login to your account or create an account if you do not have one yet
  • Apply for the right study programme
  • Once you have applied you can track the status of your application on your personal Studielink page

Step 2: Apply via My online application

Once you have submitted your Studielink enrolment, you will receive an email inviting you to follow up on your Studielink enrolment by applying in My online application.

  • In  My online application you will be requested to answer additional questions and to upload your application documents; CV, Motivation letter, ID, your secondary school diploma including list of grades and translation (if these documents are not in one of the following languages: English, French, German or Dutch) or your most recent list of grades if you have not obtained your diploma yet. 
  • In  My online application you will also be requested to upload a personal video message. In this video message you will need to convince us why you are the right candidate for the programme.
  • After submitting your application, the admissions officer will check your educational background and the English language requirements. If you (conditionally) meet the educational requirements, your video message will be assessed by the academy.
  • Within 20 working days after submitting your application, you will be informed whether or not you are admitted to the programme. 
  • In case of conditional admission, you will be requested to upload your diploma documents and/or English test results in a later stage in My online application.

You can track the status of your admission in My online application and in the your Pre-study portal.

Selection Criteria

Besides the formal admission requirements, affinity with the hospitality industry and/or proven work experience in this industry are also taken into account. Other selection criteria include analytical skills, understanding of commercial matters, social intelligence, service-oriented attitude, innovative mindset, language skills, independence and entrepreneurial spirit. In addition to this, you must demonstrate your proficiency in English. We will also discuss the level of your second foreign language. Please note that we reserve the right to select only those candidates we think will be the most likely to succeed based on the selection criteria.

Step 4: Complete your registration: payment of tuition fee

In order to complete your registration, you need to confirm your digital authorization or pay your tuition fee. More information about payment of tuition fee.

We will keep in touch

During the entire application, selection and registration procedure, Breda University of Applied Sciences will keep in touch with you through email. Please make sure you read and respond to the instructions in time. 

Questions?

If you have any questions left, feel free to contact us via hotelmanagement@buas.nl.