Information and available places numerus fixus

Five of the university’s Bachelor’s programmes are subject to numerus fixus. When more students apply for a programme than there are places available, they will need to take part in a selection procedure if they wish to get a place on the programme.

Numerus fixus at Radboud University

At Radboud University, there are five Bachelor’s programmes that have a maximum number of places available for the 2023-2024 academic year. This is known as numerus fixus. When more students apply for a programme than there are places available, they will need to take part in a selection procedure if they wish to try and get a place on the programme. This is often the case for these numerus fixus study programmes. 

Overview and available places of numerus fixus study programmes

The following overview shows how many students were given (and accepted) a ranking number for the 2020-2021, 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 academic years. The overview also shows the number of places that will be available for the upcoming 2023-2024 academic year. 



Study programme
Number of available places for 2023-2024 Highest ranking number for 2020-2021 Highest ranking number for 2021-2022 Highest ranking number for 2022-2023
Biology
 
220 282 419 414
Biomedische Wetenschappen 100 214 189 206
Geneeskunde
 
330 382 363 382
Psychologie/Psychology
 
600 1105 950 1032
Tandheelkunde
 
67 101 80 86

 

Questions about selection and placement

  • Questions about the selection procedure - for instance, about ranking numbers and exam results - can be directed to the specific programme.
  • For questions about deadlines or formal procedures, get in touch with the Central Student Desk at centralstudentdesk [at] ru.nl.
  • Do you want to object to the height of the ranking number? This can be done via the Het klachtenloket within 6 weeks of receiving your ranking number.

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