Admission and application

Admission period

Dutch degree

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International degree, EEA student

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International degree, non-EEA student

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Non-EU/EEA applicants with scholarship

Non-EU/EEA applicants* who wish to be considered for a scholarship must submit a complete application before 1 March.

*EU/EEA countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands (including the Dutch Caribbean), Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.

Admission and Placement

This Master’s programme has separate admission and placement procedures. After the Admissions Board has determined you may be admitted based on the level and content of your previous education, your application will be automatically entered into the placement procedure.

In the placement procedure for the Research Master’s in Historical, Literary and Cultural Sciences, the Admissions Board will consider your grades, your motivation letter, your recommendation letters, your cv and your thesis. You will be invited to an (online) meeting with the board members to discuss your motivation for this Master’s programme. 

These meetings take place as follows:

  • For international students applying for a scholarship: March
  • For non-EU/EEA students (due to visa processes): March, May
  • For EU/EEA students needing housing assistance: March, May
  • For EU/EEA students not needing housing assistance: March, May, June
  • For Dutch students: March, May, June

If the Board feels your application and interview sufficiently show your motivation and affinity for multidisciplinary academic research in the field of Historical, Literary and Cultural Sciences, you will be offered a place in this Master’s.

Admission requirements

Application procedure

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