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Subsidiary student / Kies op Maat / Transfer minor

Do you want to follow courses at another institution? Or do you already want to do your pre-master's during your bachelor's? Then you can register as a subsidiary student or Kies op Maat (KOM).

Subsidiary student

A subsidiary student (bijvakstudent or a guest student) is a student who is enrolled at a higher education or university in the Netherlands and can take some classes (and exams) at another institute than where they have paid the tuition fees. As a subsidiary student,  you can follow classes for the purpose of your study at a higher education or university. You will be registered as a bijvakstudent/subsidiary student, not as a regular student at the University of Twente.

Application

You have to fill in the application form subsidiary student UT 2022-2023 and send this digitally with the following documents:

  • Send by email

    You can send these documents digitally to Student Services.

  • Send per post

    If you wish to send the documents by regular mail below our address:

    Send the application form (including the other documents mentioned above) to the following address:

    University of Twente
    Student Services – Vrijhof 239B
    Drienerlolaan 5
    7522 NB Enschede
    The Netherlands

Finalising the registration

When we receive the signed application form, certificate of paid tuition fees, a clear and valid copy of your passport/ID card and your transcript of records we can finalise the registration. After we completed the registration you will receive your student number by email. If there are some incorrect or missing documents, we will send you an email with the request to send the right documents.

Deregister as a subsidiary student or transfer minor student

If you wish to deregister at your university of applied sciences or academic higher education institution while you are also registered at the University of Twente as a subsidiary student or transfer minor student, you must first terminate your minor or transfer minor student registration. Please send an email to studentservices@utwente.nl with the request to deregister, state your student number and the date you want to be deregistered.

Kies op Maat

Via Kies op Maat (or: doorstroomminor), you can arrange permission for a (transfer) minor at the University of Twente if you are enrolled as a student at a higher education or university in the Netherlands.

Application

On the website of Kies op Maat you can find at each minor a button ‘Apply’. When you follow the procedure you can create a learning agreement and make the registration complete. Students from higher education who wants to follow a Kies op Maat have to sign in via Kies op Maat.

Starting and closing dates of application via Kies op Maat:
  • February intake: 1 October to 31 December
  • September intake: 1 March to 30 June

When we receive the signed learning agreement, original certificate of paid tuition fees (you can obtain this document at the student administration from the institute where you have paid the tuition fees and your institute will send this digitally to UT) and a clear and valid copy of your passport/ID card we can finalize the registration. After we completed the registration you will receive your student number by email.

Finalising the registration

When we receive the correct learning agreement (from the minor coordinator of the University of Twente), the original certificate of paid tuition fees and a clear and valid copy of your passport/ID card we can finalize the registration. After we completed the registration you will receive your student number by email. If there are some incorrect or missing documents, we will send you an email with the request to send the right documents.