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Application procedure

How to apply?

This master’s programme is a joint degree offered by three universities of applied sciences. The application procedure is done via HZ University of Applied Sciences. Therefore, you need to apply through Studielink at this university for the Master River Delta Development.


Apply through Studielink at HZ University of Applied Sciences for the master River Delta Development.

Letter of motivation and intake interview

To be admitted, in addition to meeting the legal admission requirements, you must submit a letter of motivation and participate in an intake interview. You will receive more information from HZ University of Applied Sciences after your application in Studielink. 

Letter of motivation

We select students based on several criteria. These should be addressed in your (English) letter of motivation of ± 750 words:

  • your interest in and knowledge of river deltas and your goals for the master’s programme;
  • your capacity for self-reflection on your current knowledge and skills;
  • your capacity for becoming a facilitator of change - demonstrate your willingness to apply change, innovation and creativity in complex processes.

Intake interview

The intake interview will be about the goals you have set yourself based on your background, and your interest in and knowledge of river deltas. Also we expect you to give an elevator pitch about a river delta case. The intake interview will be in English, so we can assess your proficiency in English.