Industrial Engineering & Management

Admissions requirements

Before applying to Avans University of Applied Sciences, please carefully read the admission requirements below.

Admissions requirements

The level of your prior education has to be equivalent to a Higher General Secondary Education level (Dutch havo) with science profile (physics and mathematics) and English or Pre-University Level (Dutch vwo) with science profile (physics and mathematics) and English.

In addition to the minimum diploma requirements, adequate knowledge of mathematics and physics is required.

If you are unsure whether you meet the admission requirements, please send us an email ( If we are not familiar with your foreign diploma, NUFFIC, the Dutch organisation for international recognition of diploma, will check the level for us.


English language requirements for foreign students

Language Requirements
Exam Minimum score
IELTS overall band 6
TOEFL computer based 213
TOEFL internet based 80

Read the detailed information on English language admissions requirements.

Start of study programme

starting date
Month Application deadline EU Application deadline non-EU
September 1 August 2021 1 June 2021

Please note: the mentioned deadlines are advised deadlines. When you meet them you give Avans enough time to process your application and, if applicable, apply for a visa. The formal deadline for students with a non-Dutch diploma is 31 August. Applicants with a Dutch diploma must have applied by the 1st of May.