AMFI - Amsterdam Fashion Institute (English programme)
To be admitted to AMFI - Amsterdam Fashion Institute 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.
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.
21+ admission test
Do you want to study at the AUAS, but don't have a senior general secondary (HAVO), pre-university (VWO) or senior secondary vocational (MBO) education diploma? If you are aged 21 or over, you can sit the 21+ admission test: an entrance exam. If you want to do the 21+ test for AMFI you need to be in the possession of a Dutch passport, a Dutch identity card or a Dutch residence permit.
The components of the 21+ admission test for this degree programme are listed below.
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
- General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)(opens in new window) in 4 subjects (with grade A* to C or 9 to 4) + General Certificate of Education (GCE)(opens in new window) with 2 relevant subjects(opens in new window) at AS level (with grade A* to C, including Mathematics). A total of 6 different subjects, preferably including English.
General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)(opens in new window) in 4 subjects (with grade A* to C or 9 to 4) + General Certificate of Education (GCE)(opens in new window) with 2 relevant subjects(opens in new window) at A level (with grade D/E, including Mathematics). A total of 6 different subjects, preferably including English.
BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma. To enroll for the AMFI programme Fashion & Textile Technolgies you will need a secondary school diploma comparable to a Dutch HAVO, VWO or MBO (level 4) diploma. When your diploma is equivalent to the Dutch HAVO level you need to have taken your exam in mathematics. Before we can decide on your eligibility, we will assess your secondary school certificate and transcript. Additional requirements may be applicable. To get an indication about the comparison of your educational system to the Dutch system you can go to the Nuffic website (opens in new window)(opens in new window).
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)). Please note: the IELTS and TOEFL certificates are valid for 2 years, the Cambridge certificates are valid indefinitely.
Your diploma and academic records will be reviewed after your application. Please refer to the credential evaluation page for additional information.