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Leiden University College The Hague


Each year a number of highly motivated and talented students are selected from an assemblage of applicants. Leiden University College The Hague chooses 200 first year students per academic year. Completing the online application is fairly straightforward and should not take long, but please keep in mind that additionally you will have to collect materials and write your Letter of Motivation.

September 2018 intake

Deadline for September intake



1 January 2018 (Early Bird)*

 1 April 2018 (Regular)

Please note that applications can be submitted at any time before and in between deadlines.
* The January deadline is recommended for visa requiring students, as well as those applying for the Holland Scholarship, and LUC Financial Aid.

Applications complete and submitted before 1 January (Early Bird deadline) will be processed earlier than applications submitted before the regular deadline of 1 April.

Interviews are mostly held during certain periods. Below is an overview of the interview months as well as when you can expect a decision of the Admissions Committee regarding your application. These dates may vary based on high number of applications.

 Application complete before 



 1 January 2017



 1 April 2017