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Application procedure

How to apply?

Steps to your enrolment

  1. Apply for your Master via Studielink.
    The first step you take is applying for your programme of choice on Studielink. After you have applied via Studielink a letter with your login details will be sent to you via email.
    Please be advised we have two Shipping and Transport Master programmes in Studielink with the same name, however one is FULL-TIME and one is PART-TIME. Make sure to apply for the correct programme. Apply now!

  2. Admissions
    When you apply on Studielink, you will also receive an email by the Centre of International Affairs (CoIA)with application instructions.  
    You can also choose to already submit these documents to after applying on Studielink: 
         - Passport or ID card (EU applicants only) 
         - Official English test result certificate: IELTS academic, TOEFL or CAE – online and home tests are not accepted. Refer to the admissions page for more information.  
         - Diploma and transcript*  
         - Certified ENG/NL/DE/FR/ES translation of diploma and transcript  
         - CV 
         - Motivation letter 
    If these documents are assessed and approved by the Admissions team and other course specific admissions requirements have been fulfilled (interview and/or competency test) you will receive your conditional admission offer.  
    2. For your final registration, original certified hardcopies of your diploma and final transcripts send by post or submitted in person are still required (see admission requirements).

  3. Payment and Visa 
    After receiving the conditional admission, additional information about practical matters like housing, insurance and visa will be provided by email by team Student Support. 
    1. Non-EU applicants will receive an invoice by email for tuition fees and additional fees that apply. EU applicants have to arrange the payment of tuition fees via Studielink. 
    2. Non-EU only: After you have paid the fees as stated on the invoice and we have received the required documents for the visa application, team Student Support will apply for your student visa (MVV) and residence permit (VVR). You (or your agent) will be informed when your MVV is ready to be collected at the Dutch consulate or embassy in your country.
    *Please note, this step is not applicable  for part-time master programme

  4. Welcome to ROFFA introduction days 
    After arrival in the Netherlands, we will welcome you to our University of Applied Sciences during the COIA introduction week which takes place before the start of your study programme. During these days CoIA will assist you with practical matters like municipality registration and residence permit and several social activities will be organized by CoIA and the student ambassadors. Apply now!  

*An original certified photocopy is a photocopy of your original diploma/transcript. This copy is stamped and signed by the school or the institute which awarded your diploma.

** If you will not receive your Diploma before the 31st of January (spring) / 31st of August (fall) we need to receive a statement from your school with the following information:

  • Your personal details; initial(s), surname, date of birth and place of birth.
  • The name and location of the school.
  • The name of the course/Diploma that is obtained.
  • The name of the subjects in which the finals have been taken. (or separate final transcript)
  • The date of graduation.
  • The date on which the diploma was obtained or will be issued.

The date of graduation on your diploma has to be before February 1st (spring) / September 1st (fall) in order to be eligible to study at our university. 

Apply now!

Application deadline Shipping and Transport full-time

European (EEA) applicants 31 Jul
Non-European (non-EEA) applicants* 1 April
Non-EU applicants with valid Dutch residence permit 31 Jul

*Non-EU applicants have an early deadline of April 1st due to visa and/or residence permit applications that have to be submitted.