Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

Admission requirements

AMFI - Amsterdam Fashion Institute (English Programme)

Admission to this degree programme requires a senior general secondary education (HAVO) pre-university (VWO) or senior secondary vocational education (MBO-4) diploma. Prospective students who have a senior general secondary education diploma with a Culture and Society profile must have taken mathematics A or B.


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AMFI expects proficiency of spoken and written English. Non-native English speakers are required to sit an IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge test. IELTS (Overall score 6.0); TOEFL (iBT 80 or paperbased 550), TOEIC (LR670+SW290) or Cambridge (First (FCE) Grade B (173-175) /First (FCE) Grade C (169-172)).

The Language certificate is valid up to 2 years after received date.


To register for an AMFI programme for the academic year 2020-2021, you must complete your enrolment request in Studielink no later than 15 January 2020. Once you have completed your enrolment request, you will receive the selection information via email. Without uploading your selection form (homework), you will not be invited to participate in the selection day. AMFI advises you to also orientate yourself with other education programmes just in case you are not selected during the selection procedure.

21+-toelatingsonderzoek Nederlandstalig

Wil je beginnen met een HvA-opleiding maar beschik je niet over een havo-, vwo- of mbo-diploma? Op grond van je leeftijd kun je het 21+-toelatingsonderzoek doen. Meer informatie lees je op de website van het 21+-toelatingsonderzoek. Op de website vind je ook de startdata van het

Hieronder zie je uit welke onderdelen het 21+-toelatingsonderzoek bestaat voor deze opleiding: