Before you apply to Avans University of Applied Sciences for a study programme, you should read through the applicable admission requirements carefully to ensure that you can meet all of these requirements.
Check the specific requirements for your study programme. And check the information below on diploma requirements, English language requirements and Dutch language requirements in case you intend to apply for a programme in Dutch.
If you want to enrol on a study programme at Avans University of Applied Sciences, you generally require a Dutch higher general secondary education, pre-university level or intermediate vocational education diploma or equivalent international diploma.
English language requirements
Avans has set minimum English language requirements for foreign students. These requirements will vary depending on whether you plan to join us as an exchange student or a degree-seeking student.
English language requirements for foreign exchange students
Avans has set minimum language requirements for foreign exchange students. This helps us maintain high standards of English language skills in our international classrooms and ensures we comply with Dutch national guidelines. As a student, it is your responsibility to ensure that you satisfy these requirements.
Dutch language requirements
If you intend to apply for a study programme taught in Dutch, Dutch language requirements apply to you. Please read the information on this page to find out whether you meet them.
Studying as a refugee
If you are an asylum seeker in the Netherlands and would like to study at Avans University of Applied Sciences, read what options you have and where you can find support.