Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

Enrolment and selection

Master Fashion Enterprise Creation

The Master of Arts programme in Fashion Enterprise Creation opens applications on 7 October 2019. Deadline for applications is 1 February 2020. All applications should be submitted via

The Master of Arts programme in Fashion Enterprise Creation has a limit of 24 students and employs a selection procedure. 


  • Applicants should be graduated with a Bachelor’s degree of appropriate fashion related studies or a non-fashion related Bachelor’s degree, combined with demonstrable experience working in the fashion industry. 
  • All classes are conducted in English; for non-native speakers an IELTS English language level of at least 6.5 is required. Please check the Admission requirements.
  • Applications should include a proposal for a start-up brand or service (approx. 500 words). A digital mood board should be included to illustrate the fashion style of the proposed product. All should be handed in within 3 weeks after applying.
  • In addition, applicants must provide a letter of motivation (approx. 300 words).
  • Only the candidates with the best applications will be invited for an interview per skype or in person.
  • Candidates will be accepted on the viability of their proposal. The criteria for acceptance will be based on innovation, commerciality and fashion awareness.
  • To apply please visit the Studielink website (open for registration from 7 October 2019). 
    Please note that here is a possibility that the programme can’t start in September 2020 due to a limited number of registrations in Studielink (<100). For more details, please contact our student desk via



Applications are made and offers accepted throughout the year. Early application is advised due to visa and/or residence permit applications that will need to be submitted to the Netherlands Immigration Department. Deadline enrolment: February 1, 2020. 

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 your credentials will be evaluated by the AUAS International Office of Student Affairs Credential Evaluation Department.

Read more about Credential evaluation.

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