application & requirements

Deadline for application

This programme has no deadline for application. You can apply all-year-long.

Requirements for application

To qualify for this support, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • You are a refugee.
  • Your preparatory training is sufficient to study in higher education: University or University of Applied Sciences (hbo/hogeschool).
  • You speak English, French or Dutch at an advanced level.
  • You are motivated to learn Dutch at a fast pace and an advanced level.
  • You are capable of studying independently.
  • You intend to study in higher education and you want to start as soon as possible.
  • You have not yet graduated at a Dutch University or University of Applied Sciences.
  • You are willing to refund part of the payments you received to finance your studies.
UAF: Foundation for Refugee Students application
For more information about the application procedure, visit the UAF: Foundation for Refugee Student website.