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Archaeology (MA/MSc)

Admission and Application

We invite motivated students from around the world to apply for our master's programme in Archaeology. Admission requirements may vary per specialisation, please visit the specialisation of your interest to find out more about the entry requirements.

Start a master’s programme despite a study delay

You must complete your bachelor’s programme by 31 August 2023 at the latest. The following additional condition also apply: a deficiency of a maximum of 20 ECTS in the bachelor’s programme.

What do you need to do?

  • Fill in this form before the 1st of August.
  • Re-register on your current bachelor’s programme, and also request admission to your master’s by doing the following:
    1. Before 15 June, request enrolment on your master’s programme in Studielink.
    2. Before 15 June, also apply for admission to your master’s programme in uSis.
    3. Before 1 September, re-register on your bachelor’s programme in Studielink.
  • If you complete your bachelor’s programme no later than 31 August 2023, your master’s registration will become definitive (with retroactive effect) as of 1 September 2022. If you do not complete your bachelor’s on time, your master’s registration will be cancelled.
  • You will not have to pay double tuition fees. You will only pay tuition fees for your master’s programme, on condition that you complete your bachelor’s programme or premaster and cancel your bachelor’s registration by 31 August 2023 at the latest. If you do not complete your bachelor’s on time, your master’s registration will be cancelled and you will continue paying tuition fees for your bachelor’s programme. If you are following a bachelor’s programme at another university, you can request a proof of tuition fee payment (bewijs betaald collegegeld - BBC) in order to be exempted from paying tuition fees for your bachelor’s programme. 

Questions?
Do you have questions about admission and registration? Contact the Student Affairs Front Office via the online contact form, selecting ‘Application for admission’ as the subject. 
If you have any questions about the programme itself, please contact the programme's study adviser.

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