Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

Admission criteria

European School of Physiotherapy

To be admitted to the ESP programme you need to have completed secondary education equivalent to the Dutch VWO level and strong written and verbal English communications skills. Due to the limited number of study places (120), a selection day is part of the admission procedure. 

Official requirements

  • Prior education, with (international) equivalent of Dutch VWO diploma.
    For more information, please visit the Nuffic website .
  • English language proficiency: 6.5 score or higher at the IELTS test (or equivalent)

You can find more information on entry requirements for applicants with an international diploma and language requirements in this document .

Credential Evaluation

When you apply for a degree programme or a preparatory course at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS), with a non-Dutch diploma you must send your diplomas and academic records to the admissions office of your degree programme.

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Do your expectations match ours?

Check whether your expectations match our expectations:

  • You are disciplined, willing to work hard, and you know what you want
  • You have work experience and can work independently
  • You are ready for a high-level and demanding program
  • You really want to work together with other people
  • You are determined to become a care provider
  • You feel comfortable in an international environment with different cultures
  • You are excited about internships in different countries and working abroad
  • You are interested in the possibilities and movement and functioning of the human body
  • You have affinity with medical subjects
  • You have affinity with practical classes and hands-on work
  • You have relevant (high-school) background in biology, physics, math and chemistry
Published by  Faculty of Health 27 August 2020