Online Application System

Welcome to Leiden University's Online Application System.

Applications for academic year 2018-2019
This online application system will be phased out as of next year.

Applications for September 2017 or February 2018 can still be submitted via this system.
Applications for the academic year 2018-2019 can be submitted from 1 October 2017 onwards via studielink.

Please consult our website from August 2017 onwards for more information about the new application procedure.

For whom?
Students applying for admission to a Bachelor or Master degree at Leiden University, who fall into one of the categories below:

Bachelor applicants:

  • International students (i.e. with non-Dutch nationality and/or a non-Dutch diploma or International/European Baccalaureate diploma).

  • All applicants for the LUC Bachelor in Liberal Arts & Sciences, Global Challenges.

  • Holders of a Dutch pre-university diploma (VWO), or Dutch (propedeutical) diploma (HBO/WO), with deficiencies.

  • Holders of a Dutch diploma that is below VWO level, who are 21 years of age or older (colloquium doctum).

Master applicants (including teacher training, master of laws in advanced studies, and research master):

  • International students (i.e. with non-Dutch nationality and/or a non-Dutch diploma).

  • Holders of a Dutch Bachelor or Master degree which was not obtained at Leiden University.

  • Holders of a Bachelor degree from Leiden University who are applying for a Master degree which is NOT officially designated as direct continuation of their Bachelor studies (i.e. not a doorstroom Master).

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More information?
Before proceeding with your online application, please check this website.

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Note for users of mobile devices

The Online Application System does not yet support devices such as smartphones or tablets. Please use instead a computer with a desktop operating system such as Microsoft Windows or Apple Mac OSX.