How to apply?

Bachelor in Management of International Social Challenges

Prior to starting the application procedure, please check if you are eligible for admission. If you are ready to apply, please follow the application procedure. Please note that the deadline for application is April 1. However, we advise you to apply as early as possible. 

Step-by-step application

  1. Register for the programme of your choice in Studielink.
    Studielink is the national database for registering for a study programme in the Netherlands counting as the first step of the application procedure.


    Please note that if you have obtained or will obtain an IB diploma in The Netherlands you should register as NON-DUTCH prior education. 

  2. After registering in Studielink, you must fill out an online application form through EUR Admissions Portal. In this form you can upload all the required documents!

  • After registration you will receive an e-mail with the subject “Follow up to your Studielink application”. This e-mail contains a link to the EUR Admissions Portal.
  • In order to start working on your application you will need login information for Admissions Portal, aka ERNA details. This email is sent to you right after registering in Studielink: keep this message for later use in application process and as a student and verify your account, as requested. If you have not received this email (with ERNA details) please explain this in email to servicedesk@remove-this.ict.eur.nl and request that it should be sent to you once again.
  • You can start working on the application, save it, and return to it later.  

Please mind that you will receive a number of automated messages during application. They often get spammed, so be sure to check your spam/ junk mailbox folders.

Read more about automated messages during application

Required documents

Should you already wish to prepare for your application, you may gather your documents so as to upload them when you are ready. The step-by-step application guidelines would only appear on this page while the application is live.

The following documents (in pdf) will be requested from you during the application process.

  1. A scan (photocopy) of the personal data page of your passport/ ID card and (if applicable) residence permit (both sides). The document(s) must be valid*.
  2. A scan (photocopy) of your high school / secondary education diploma(s).**
    Please note that if the original documents are in a language other than English, Dutch, French or German you need to provide both the copies of originals as well as official (certified) translations. Self-made translations will not be accepted.
  3. At least one recent official (signed and stamped) transcript/grade list;
    Please note that if the original documents are in a language other than English, Dutch, French or German you need to provide both the copies of originals as well as official (certified) translations. Self-made translations will not be accepted.
  4. Proof of proficiency in the English language;
  5. Your CV/ resume;
  6. Your Motivation Letter (max. 1 A4);
  7. Apart from the above documents that are mandatory in the course of application you may upload additional documents that you think might contribute to your profile. Make sure you do not overdo with these as their amount might overshadow the essentials.     

* If you upload a scan of your ID card please note that the information in this card should contain your first name, surname, date of birth, country of birth and nationality, as well as be internationally recognized form of identification. If this is not the case, a scan of your passport is required. Both sides of your ID card needs to be uploaded.

 ** If you have not yet completed your high school education, please include a statement of your high school counselor by using the template. If you have already started or finished a bachelor's degree at a research university, please submit your transcript and diploma as well.

Important information  

On this page you will find important information regarding the details of the application process, such as the notion of “given name”, ways of reporting nationality and the quality of uploads.

What happens after application?

After you have submitted your application, the process of assessing your application starts. This process consists of several steps, and you might want to know what to prepare for.