Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

Admission requirements

AMFI - Amsterdam Fashion Institute (English Programme)

To be admitted to AMFI you need to have completed secondary education equivalent to the Dutch HAVO, VWO or MBO 4. Additional requirements apply to the HAVO Culture and Society profile. Strong written and verbal English communications skills are also required.

The admission requirements differ for Dutch and international students. Read on to see what applies to you.

You are admissible with any HAVO or VWO profile, with the exception of the HAVO Culture and Society profile, for which the admission requirement for mathematics A or B applies. This programme is taught entirely in English. Therefore, students are expected to have good written and verbal skills in English.

If you are older than 21 and don’t meet the requirements, you can take a 21+ proficiency test (webpage in Dutch). Additional requirements may be requested.

Below you can see the parts of the 21+ proficiency test for this programme:

We require evidence that you have passed the standardised examinations for university entrance of your nation of origin. These include but are not limited to International Baccalaureate Diploma, Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife, Zeugnis der Fachhochschulreife, GCE A/AS-Levels in two subjects plus GCSEs in 4 additional subjects grades A*-C, 6 different subjects in total or BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma. To get an indication about the comparison of your educational system to the Dutch system you can go to the Nuffic website . Additional requirements may be applicable.

We expect proficiency of spoken and written English. Non-native English speakers are required to sit an IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge test. IELTS (6.0 subscores not lower than 5.5); TOEFL (iBT 80 subscores not lower than 20, of paperbased 550), TOEIC (LR670+SW290) of Cambridge (First (FCE) Grade B (173-175) /First (FCE) Grade C (169-172)).

Credential evaluation

Your diploma and academic records will be reviewed after your application. Please refer to the credential evaluation page for additional information.

Further details are available in the Enrolment and selection procedure.

Published by  Faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries 23 September 2020