How to apply

Find out all the steps you need to apply and start your studies at AUAS. Application deadlines are earlier for international programmes, so please make sure you apply on time.

EU and international students

This checklist guides you through everything you need to do to apply to AUAS and to prepare for life in Amsterdam as an EU, EEA or international student.

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Students with Dutch nationality

Use our check list to apply and get ready for your studies at AUAS. This list is specially for students with Dutch nationality.

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Exchange students

If you're coming to AUAS as an exchange student, these are the steps you need to follow, from enrolment, to housing to arrival activities.

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Credential evaluation

Once you've enrolled for a programme at AUAS, you will be asked to submit documents that prove you have the right level of study. Click here to find more about the documents you need and how to submit them.

Find out about credential evaluation


21+ Entrance examination

The 21+ entrance is for students who are aged 21 or over and don't have a senior general secondary (HAVO), pre-university (VWO) or level-4 senior secondary vocational (MBO) education diploma.

Learn more about 21+ entrance


Language and Preparatory Programme

If you'd like to come to AUAS but don't speak Dutch, the Language and Preparatory Programme prepares you for the Dutch as a Second Language (NT2) level II state examination. This is the level required to study in Dutch.

More about Language & Preparatory Programme

Do you have a question?

Contact the Student Information Office

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(business days 10:00 - 16:30)
+31 20 595 1405(opens in new window)
(business days 09:30 - 13:30)