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When you want to study at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, you will have to meet the admission requirements. Please select the type of programme you would like to study below.

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For a Willem de Kooning Academy master at the Piet Zwart Institute, please see the admission information on the Piet Zwart Institute website.

To enter the Master programmes of Rotterdam Business School you must meet the following requirements:

Students with a Bachelor degree from an accredited university in the Benelux

  • A business related Bachelor Degree.
  • Curriculum Vitae, motivation letter and a reference letter.
  • Applicant with a non-business related bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years related work experience, with an additional mandatory interview can qualify for direct entry into one of the Masters Programmes.

Students with a foreign diploma

  • A business related Bachelor Degree.
  • IELTS  Academic 6.5 (with maximum 2 subscores of 6.0) /TOEFL 90.*
  • Curriculum Vitae, motivation letter and reference letter.
  • Applicant with a non-business related bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years related work experience with an additional mandatory interview can qualify for direct entry into one of the Masters Programmes.

*No more than 2 IELTS sub-scores may be a maximum of 0.5 points below the required overall score.
 For students who do not meet the sub score requirements can qualify for an additional interview to receive entry  into the programme of their choice.

Exemptions English test

Students who have followed a Bachelor Programme taught in English are exempt from the English test.

For students who do not meet these requirements we offer the Master's Foundation Programme. After completion of this programme, you can then enroll for one of our business masters.

Application deadline Master programmes

  FallSpring
European (EEA) applicants 31 Jul 1 Jan
Non-European (non-EEA) applicants* 1 May 1 Nov
Non-EU applicants with valid Dutch residence permit 31 Jul 1 Jan
Nepalese, Bangladeshi or Pakistani applicants**  1 Apr 1 Sep


* Non-EU applicants have an early deadline due to visa applications that have to be submitted.

** For applicants with Nepalese, Bangladeshi or Pakistani nationality an even earlier deadline has been set as the visa process can take up to three months.

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