Application and Admission FAQ

    • Submit your application before 1 May via Studielink and the EUR Admissions Portal and try to include as many application documents that you have available but preferably at least a grade list. Where the system asks you to upload your IELTS or TOEFL certificate, you can upload a Word document which says “currently not available due to covid-19 outbreak”. 

      Any other application documents including a valid and sufficient Academic IELTS or iBT TOEFL can be submitted via email before 1 June.

    • Submit your application before 1 May via Studielink and the EUR Admissions Portal and include an overview of your obtained and yet to be obtained courses. This can be an unofficial document for now.

    • No, Erasmus School of Economics still only accepts certified TOEFL iBT or Academic IELTS Test Score Reports. The deadline to send the language certificate via email is 1 June 2020.

      Information on the TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition is available on the ETS website.

    • Currently Erasmus University (together with other Dutch universities and the Dutch government) is deliberating how to deal with the situation. At this moment in time, no decision has been made yet. As soon as more information is available, we will share this with all our applicants.

    • You can agree with your supervisor to take the exam at an alternative location. If you are unable to arrange an alternative location, you can send an email to: (for the IBEB mathematics entrance exam) or (for the Econometrics entrance exam). 

    • You or your supervisor can send in the hardcopy of the mathematics test, as soon as this is possible.

    • The application deadline of 1 May is still applicable. Don’t worry if your application is missing some documents. You will be able to submit those documents via email until 1 June.

    • Your application will be reviewed even if it is not yet complete. We will inform you of the outcome of your application and which documents are needed in order to be admitted to the programme.

    • Yes, it is possible to extend your offer reply deadline. We ask you to send an email to the following addresses to arrange a new personal deadline to accept your offer: : for selection offer to International Bachelor Economics and Business Economics : for selection offer to International Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research or Double bachelor in Econometrics and Economics

      Please take into account that extending the deadline for accepting your offer may have consequences on arranging practical matters such as housing and immigration.

    • You can change your decision until 31 August 2020.

      Non-EU students studying in the Netherlands for more than 90 days, need to be aware that they are obliged to apply for a student entry visa and/or Dutch residence permit. This procedure starts in April and needs to be completed by 15 June 2020. Without this specific student visa and/or student residence permit, you will not be enrolled in our University. If you decide to cancel and have already started the immigration procedure please contact the immigration office of the Erasmus School of Economics via

    • For now, nothing has changed in the application process and procedure as described on our immigration webpage: For specific questions regarding immigration issues please contact

    • Please contact the bachelor admissions office:

    • Yes, the start of the academic year is still scheduled for Monday 31 August 2020. All students will be informed in case there will be a change in the start date of the study programme.

      There is no alternative start date possible.