Application procedure

Make sure you follow the right application procedure.

Do you have a diploma from a Dutch education institution (diplomas from the Netherlands Antilles not included), please follow the application procedure for Dutch students, even if you don't have Dutch nationality.

Do you have a diploma a Non-Dutch educational institution (educational institutions from the Netherlands Antilles included), please follow the application procedure for international students, even if you have Dutch nationality.

Application Dutch students

If you meet the admission requirements and you apply by 1 May at the latest, you will certainly be able to start your studies. If you apply after 1 May, Breda University of Applied Sciences will decide whether or not you will be admitted to the study programme.

In case you have not obtained your secondary school diploma yet, you can already apply by submitting your current grade list.

Application steps

  • Step 1: Apply via Studielink
  • Step 2: Study Choice Activities (Studiekeuzecheck)
  • Step 3: Complete your registration; payment of tuition fee

Step 1: Apply via Studielink

  • 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: Study choice activities (Studiekeuzecheck)

It is mandatory to join an orientation day for this programme. If you haven't joined an orientation day, you can register here. You will take part in a workshop and will be accompanied by students and lecturers of Breda University of Applied Sciences. You have the possibility to ask them all you'd like to know about the programme, Breda University of Applied Sciences, the field of expertise and student city Breda. Also the student counsellor will be there to answer your questions about admission and 3-year tracks.

Confirmation of participation
After having completed the study choice activities, you will receive a confirmation of participation. Please save this confirmation for future reference, because it serves as proof that you actually attended the mandatory study choice activity. 

Applying after 1 May
If you apply after 1 May * Breda University of Applied Sciences will decide whether or not you are admitted to the degree programme. In addition to the study choice activities mentioned previously, you will be required to explain your choice for the degree programme in writing. Based on this letter, Breda University of Applied Sciences will decide to either admit you to the degree programme directly or to invite you to explain your reasons in an interview. You can send your motivation letter to aanmeldenSLM@buas.nl.

* The reference date of 1 May does not concern students who will finish the current academic year with a negative binding recommendation.

Step 3: 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. If you still have questions or if you want more information on your application, please contact us via aanmeldenslm@buas.nl.

Application international students

If you meet the admission requirements and you complete step 1 (Apply via Studielink) by 1 May at the latest, you will certainly be able to start your studies. If you apply via Studielink after 1 May, Breda University of Applied Sciences will decide whether or not you will be admitted to the study programme.

In case you have not obtained your secondary school diploma yet, you can already apply by submitting your current grade list.

  • 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. 

Admission email

If you (conditionally) meet the educational requirements you will receive an admission e-mail. 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.

Step 3: 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.