Application and admission EMABG

Application and admission

Prospective students should follow two or three steps in applying for the EMABG programme:

1. Apply for admission to the MSc Animal Sciences at Wageningen University (academic check)

2. Apply for admission to the EMABG programme

3. Apply for available scholarships (only if applicable)

This page focuses on the application for the EMABG study programme. You can find more information about involved costs and the application for scholarships on the next pages.

How to apply

First step: apply for admission to the MSc Animal Sciences (MAS) at Wageningen University. All EMABG applicants (independent of their host university preferences) are checked for academic admissibility by the Admissions Office of Wageningen University, coordinator of the EMABG program. Please apply online via this application form.

Before filling this form, please prepare the following documents as PDFs:

  • bachelor degree
  • transcript of academic records
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • motivation (for the EMABG programme)
  • English language test results

A link to a free PDF-creator can be found via the instructions on the application form. After filling the application form, you will be redirected to a website where you are asked to upload your documents. A few days after your online application, you will receive a registration letter by email. Once you received this letter, you can continue with step 2: your application to the EMABG programme.

Second step: apply for admission to the EMABG programme. Note: you will need to prepare a few more documents (pdf), please check the list below. Once you have applied for the MSc Animal Sciences at Wageningen University (step 1), and received your registration letter, you can apply to the EMABG programme. Please fill in your details in the online EMABG application form. Here you can also indicate whether you are applying for a scholarship or as a self-paying student. After filling the form, please save it as PDF. Subsequently, you send an email to emabg@wur.nl in which you attach all required documents (only PDFs):

  • Wageningen University registration letter
  • EMABG application form
  • Copy of your passport showing date, place of issue, date of expiration and personal details
  • 1 photograph (passport size)
  • 2 letters of recommendation by the 2 referees mentioned in the EMABG application form
  • Not obligatory: abstract of thesis (summary of thesis you wrote for your BSc/MSc degree)

As well as the documents you submitted with your application to the MSc Animal Sciences:

  • Copy of BSc degree or equivalent (or certified English translation)
  • Transcript of academic records (or certified English translation) including list of subjects and marks obtained
  • Motivation letter
  • Results of English language test (if applicable)
  • Curriculum Vitae

Please find the complete and detailed instructions for application to EMABG below and please also note that incomplete applications will not be processed.

When to apply

Application is open from September. Deadlines for the program starting in August 2014:

  • January 1st: for non-EU students who want to apply for an EMABG scholarship;
  • February 1st : for EU students who want to apply for an EMABG scholarship;
  • April 15th: for EU and non-EU students who would like to participate with own funding
  • After April 15th: please send an e-mail to EMABG to discuss whether you can still send in your application
  • Application for the program starting in August 2015 will be open from September 2014 on.

Note: We recommend an early application and we will do our best to inform you about your admissibility to the program within 6 weeks after we received your application. Your EMABG admission letter will help you in finding scholarships/sponsors for the program.

Please check the information for available EMABG scholarships.

Detailed instructions for application


Instructions for filling in the online EMABG application form

  • Please complete the form by filling in at least all required information
  • Submit the form electronically by clicking the submit-button
  • Save the form as pdf, and send it, together with the other required documents as indicated above, by email to emabg@wur.nl.
  • Please note that incomplete applications will not be processed!

Required documents for application

  • EMABG application form
    1. Go to the online application-form
    2. Make an account (with username and password)
    3. Fill in the application form and save
    4. After completion, submit the form
    5. Save the form as pdf via the website
  • Your Wageningen University registration letter (see instructions above)
  • Copy of BSc degree or equivalent (or certified English translation)
  • Transcript of academic records (or certified English translation) including list of subjects and marks obtained
  • Results of English language test (if applicable)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of your passport showing date, place of issue, date of expiration and personal details
  • 2 photographs (passport size)
  • 2 letters of recommendation by the 2 referees mentioned
  • Not obligatory: abstract of thesis (summary of thesis you wrote for your BSc/MSc degree)