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How to apply

Find out all the steps you need to apply, start your studies at AUAS and prepare for life in Amsterdam. There's a lot to think about so we've put it all in one place.

Bachelor's and Master's students

If you want to study a Bachelor's or Master's degree and are not from the Netherlands, this checklist guides you through everything you need to do from application, to immigration, to housing and arrival activities.

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Exchange students

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

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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