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Admission requirements

What you need to get started

Are you enthusiastic and eager to start this programme? To enter into the programme you will have to meet the admission requirements.

Completed years of study

  • 3 years of a 4-year Bachelor's degree
  • 2 years of a 3-year Bachelor's degree

You will enrol in the 4th year of the programme.

Study area

Your degree must be in the field of Education, Teacher Training.

Spoken language

The International Class: 'Education in an Urban Environment' is conducted in English. Students are expected to have a language level similar to IELTS 6.0 / CEFR B2. Students who want to add single language classes (German, French, Dutch) are expected to meet this requirement as well for one of the specific languages.

Language requirements

All exchange programmes require a good command of English, as all classes are conducted in this language. Although exchange students are not required to submit an official English test score during their application, we would like to stress that exchange students are expected to have an English level similar to IELTS 6.0, CEFR B2 or TOEFL 550 / iBT 80 / 213 cBT. We trust our partner universities to only nominate students who meet this requirement, therefore ensuring they will not face any difficulties in class due to the language.

Required documents

As part of your application for this exchange programme you will be asked to submit the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcript of Records
    Please ask for an official Transcript of Records at your home university. This document must be up-to-date, meaning that all courses that you took so far as part of your current study programme should be included.
  • Motivation letter
    We kindly ask you to write a motivation letter that covers:
    • The reason(s) you want to join the programme. Show that you understand the content of the programme and explain why and how this matches with your interests and ambitions. Please focus on your first choice and briefly on your second/third choice when you write your motivation letter.
    • Your qualifications: Explain, based on past experiences and accomplishments, why you are able to successfully participate in the programme. The letter should be no longer than 1 A4/Letter format. 

All documents need to be translated in English.

Final course selection

This programme gives students the possibility to add single courses in addition to the International Class: ‘Education in an Urban Environment’. Students can choose their own courses based on their (language) skills and study background. Together with your home university and the programme coordinators at the School of Education you will prepare a final course selection. Therefore a meeting will be scheduled with the coordinators after students have officially been accepted. Further instructions will be provided in the Letter of Acceptance

Student who have any questions about the courses and possibilities in their orientation phase, are advised to contact the international academic coordinator from the School of Education: Ms. Nakry Im.


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