Application Deadlines Master Programmes

Here you can find deadlines for MSc programmes of Wageningen University & Research.

There are different deadlines for Dutch, EU or non-EU students.


Deadlines for Dutch nationals

The following MSc programmes also start in February: Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Biology, Environmental Sciences, Forest and Nature Conservation, Molecular Life Sciences, Organic Agriculture*, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Sciences.

Organic Agriculture will not start in February anymore as from February 2018.

Deadlines
Start date February 2017 September 2017 February 2018
Application online December 1, 2016 July 1, 2017 December 1, 2017
Confirmation January 1, 2017 August 1, 2017 January 1, 2018
Enrolment February 17, 2017 August 31, 2017 February 16, 2018

Deadlines for EU/EFTA nationals

The following MSc programmes also start in February: Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Biology, Environmental Sciences, Forest and Nature Conservation, Molecular Life Sciences, Organic Agriculture*, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Sciences.

Organic Agriculture will not start in February anymore as form February 2018.

Deadlines
Start date February 2017 September 2017 February 2018
Application online December 1, 2016 July 1, 2017 December 1, 2017
Confirmation January 1, 2017 August 1, 2017 January 1, 2018
Enrolment February 17, 2017 August 31, 2017 February 16, 2018

Deadlines for non-EU/EFTA nationals

The following MSc programmes will also start in February: Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Biology, Environmental Sciences, Forest and Nature Conservation, Molecular Life Sciences, Organic Agriculture*, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Sciences.

* Organic Agriculture will not start in February anymore as from February 2018.

Deadlines
Start date February 2017 September 2017 February 2018
Application online April 20, 2016* January 15, 2017* April 20, 2017*
October 1, 2016** May 1, 2017** October 1, 2017**
Confirmation October 15, 2016 June 1, 2017 November 1, 2017
Enrolment February 17, 2017 August 31, 2017 February 16, 2018

* For applicants who wish to qualify for NFP

** For applicants who do NOT wish to qualify for NFP

Fellowship application deadlines

Depending on your nationality and Master programme the fellowship application deadline can differ. We advise you to check www.grantfinder.nl for the latest information concerning the different fellowships.

Deadlines for online Master programmes

The online Master specialisations have a staggered admission procedure. Applicants who wish to start in September 2017 must submit their application at the latest on 1 May 2017 in order to be included in this procedure. Should the number of academically admissible applicants exceed the number of places available, the study places will be allocated based on the following criteria: relevant pre-education, GPA, level of English, relevant work experience and motivation. In the following table you can see four situations with corresponding effect on your admission:

More academically admissible applicants than study places Not all study places are filled
Applied before May 1 and academically admissible Study places will be allocated bases on the qualities of the applicant. If you do not receive an offer, you will be put on the waiting list Admitted
Applied between May 2 and July 1 and academically admissible You will be put on the waiting list, no guarantee of a study place Admitted if there are still places (first come first serve)