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Admission requirements and regulations for exemptions

Admission requirements for students with a Dutch university Bachelor’s degree

Students with a Bachelor’s degree from the Radboud University can be admitted if they have:

In addition to this, the following students are admissible:

  • Students with a Bachelor's degree in Information Sciences from another Dutch university;
  • Students with a different degree, provided that the programme they followed is sufficiently similar to any of the above. In such cases you should always contact the student advisor Perry Groot; a transition programme may apply.

Further information can be found in the section on transition programmes.

Be aware that apart from a background in Computer Science, also some background in Business Administration is required, especially for courses in Aligning Business & IT track within the Master’s in Information Science.

Admission requirements for students with a diploma from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (HBO)

Students with a degree of a University of Applied Sciences (HBO) in Computing Science or a related programme such as Information Science or Business Informatics can be admitted, provided that they successfully complete a pre-Master’s programme. The aim of the pre-Master’s is to eliminate deficiencies and to develop skills that are needed at the start of the Master's programme. It has a course load of maximum 30 EC and is customised  in consultation with the student advisor Perry Groot.

Admission requirements for students with a foreign Bachelor’s degree

In addition to the requirements indicated above, international students must also provide evidence of proficiency in English*, a motivation letter, and references. Please see our Admissions page for further details.


If you have queries about whether your prior education will give admittance to this Master’s or a customised pre-Master’s, you can contact student advisor Perry Groot. For foreign students, when emailing, please already include your resume and certificates.

* Applicants are considered to be a native speaker of English if they are from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, UK, USA or South Africa.