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Step by step: detailed application process for non-Dutch students (MSc)

You need to follow all steps in this application process.

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Eligibility check (status): Failed: Succeeded

As a prospective Master's student, you can receive advice about your eligibility by doing the eligibility check. This check gives you an indication of your chances of being admitted to the master’s programme of your choice and the outcome is a personal advice to you. 

After finishing the eligibility check we’ll send you an official e-check code needed to complete the application procedure. Completing the check is mandatory for all international students.

What does failed mean?

Based on the answers you provided you do not seem to be eligible. Please read the email you received after completing the e-check.

What does succeeded mean?

Based on the answers you provided you seem to be eligible. Please continue with the steps mentioned in the email you received after completing the e-check.

Studielink (application)

Studielink is a national enrolment system for degree-seeking university students in the Netherlands. You apply for the study programme of your choice.

Do you have any questions or problems?
Please feel free to contact us via our contact form  

Osiris (application)

Osiris is a university system for Student Information and is a necessary step for your application (e.g. uploading documents). You need to use the login credentials we've provided to you by email.

Required documents for admission
You can check our example documents to get an idea which documents are needed

Confirmation of your application: Incomplete: On-hold: In process

Immediately after submission of your Osiris application form, you will receive a confirmation by email so you know your application has been received.  

In process

Your application is still in process. You will receive instructions via e-mail.

Incomplete

Are your documents incomplete? If we need additional  documents, you will receive instructions via e-mail.

On-hold

You application needs additional review time. There no action necessary and you will receive the result by mail.

Required documents for admission
You can check our example documents to get an idea which documents are needed

Do you have any questions or problems?
Please feel free to contact us via our contact form  

Additional information

In some cases we need additional information. If we require further information from you during the application process, we will let you know.  If you receive no further communication from us, this means we have all the information we need to assess your application.

Required documents for admission
You can check our example documents to get an idea which documents are needed.

Do you have any questions or problems?
Please feel free to contact us via our contact form  

Admission result: Premaster: Declined: Eligible

First we check if we have all the information we need to assess your application. In the next step we determine whether you can be admitted to the study programme. The admissions committee will assess your application. It may take some time before you hear whether you have been admitted.

Finally this is the result for your application. There are three different outcomes:

Eligible & conditionally eligible

You've received an email with an admission notice for your application, together with instructions how you need to confirm your application.

If you've received a conditional admission: this means that you do not yet fully comply with all the requirements for the study programme of your choice. The correspondence sent to you explains what further actions you need to take for final admission.

Pre-Master

You currently do not meet all the requirements for admission to the Master's programme. You are however admissible to the Pre-Master's programme. After finishing this Pre-Master you can directly start your Master.

Declined

In some cases you do not meet the admission requirements for the study programme of your choice. Your application will be rejected. This result is explained in the letter that is sent to you by email.

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Do you have any questions or problems?
Please feel free to contact us via our contact form

Accept offer of admission: Check Osiris account: Accepted

You have accepted our Offer of Admission. If you haven't sent us your certified copies yet, please do so. We look forward to welcoming you.

Visa: Payment completed / procedure started: Failed: Application completed

Please note: non-EU students are required to pay the tuition fees before starting the visa application process.

Visa payment completed

Your payment, bank statement and/or scholarship letter have been received and approved. Your visa documents have now been made available. Please go to your Osiris account to upload the documents required for your visa application.

Procedure started / Visa application procedure

We will start your visa application procedure as soon as you've answered the visa questions and finalised the required document ulpoads. Next we sent your visa/residence permit application to the IND (Dutch Immigration Service). Please note that the process to approve your application normally takes about three weeks.

Visa: Application completed

Congratulations! Your visa application procedure has been completed!

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Do you have any questions or problems?
Please feel free to contact us via our contact form  

Housing: NON-EER STUDENTS (special offers): EU-STUDENTS

NON-EER STUDENTS HOUSING INFORMATION

Finding accommodation for non-EER BSc and MSc students: looking for accommodation on campus or in the vicinity of our university? Please create an account on Roomspot, the online housing portal for Enschede and Hengelo.

Special offers available in Roomspot for visa students: after we have received your payments for the entry visa and tuition fees and we have received your bankstatement, you will get access to furnished accomodation in your Roomspot account (under "Special Offer UT").

Exchange students with visa/and or residence permit (non-EER): ffter we have received your payments for the entry visa and tuition fees and we have received your bankstatement, you will get access to furnished accomodation in your Roomspot account (under "Special Offer UT").


EU-STUDENTS HOUSING INFORMATION

Finding accommodation for EU BSc, MSc and Exchange students: looking for accommodation on campus or in the vicinity of our university? Please create an account on Roomspot, the online housing portal for Enschede and Hengelo. You can also take a look at our list of alternative accommodation with local housing providers.

Arrange tuition fee payment: Check your Studielink account: Failed: Done

You can arrange payment of tuition fees via your Studielink account you've created earlier in this process.  

Finalise enrolment

When your tuition fees have been paid and you have submitted all necessary documents, a final check will be carried out. Once everything has been approved, we will enrol you for your study programme. You will receive a confirmation mail for enrolment.

Student card

You will receive your student card by post if your home address (as enrolled student) is in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium or Luxembourg.

All other students need to pick-up the card as soon as they are on campus.

Students following the Master Environmental and Energy Management programme can pick-up their card in Leeuwarden while attending the introduction week. 

Kick in / Student Services market

The Kick-In is the introduction period for all new students at the University of Twente. This is the perfect opportunity to get to know one another, the university, the campus, the city of Enschede and all it has to offer; in other words, the ideal introduction to all the fun aspects of student life.