Application procedure

Make sure you follow the right application procedure.
 

Do you have a diploma from a Non-Dutch educational institution (educational institutions from the Netherlands Antilles included)? Please follow the application procedure below, even if you have Dutch nationality. 

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. 

International students

If you fulfil the 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 programme.

For our non-EU applicants; please note that 1 May is a strict deadline. Applications after this date will not be taken into consideration.

Application steps

For students with a diploma from a non-Dutch educational institution (educational institutions from the Netherlands Antilles included) the application process consists of four steps:

  • Step 1: Enter your enrolment application in Studielink
  • Step 2: Apply via My Online Application
  • Step 3: Take part in Study Choice Activities (Studiekeuzecheck)
  • Step 4: Complete your enrolment; payment of tuition fee

Step 1: Enter your enrolment application in Studielink

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

You can track the status of your application on your personal Studielink page and in the progress overview in My Online Application.

Step 2: Apply via My Online Application

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

In My Online Application you will be requested to answer additional questions (e.g. about your English proficiency) and to upload your application documents: CV, 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 yet obtained your diploma. 

Confirmation email
If you (conditionally) meet the educational and English language requirements, you will receive a confirmation by email that you (conditionally) meet the entry requirements. In the case of conditional approval, you will be requested to upload your diploma documents and/or English test results at a later stage in My Online Application. 

You can track the status of your admission in My Online Application.

Step 3: Take part in Study Choice Activities

Choosing the right bachelor’s programme will increase your chances of successfully completing your studies. We will help you find out whether the programme you have applied for is a good match. That is why study choice activities are mandatory for all applicants. After taking part in the study choice activities, you will receive a recommendation about your suitability for the programme. A positive outcome can be taken as a good sign; a negative outcome means that we would recommend you to do further research into this programme and any possible alternatives, but it will not affect your admission to the programme.

After the prior education and language requirements have been checked and (conditionally) approved, you will receive an e-mail invitation to participate in the study choice activities. As a part of these activities you can expect to receive an online questionnaire, questions regarding your motivation for choosing this programme, and an online web lecture including a test.

Step 4: Complete your enrolment: payment of tuition fee

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

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

     
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