After application

After your application

You have just applied for a master's programme at Wageningen University & Research. But what's next, what happens after your application? We have listed the most important information for you here below.

What you need to arrange

Complete your application

After you have made a request at Studielink you will receive a separate email from Wageningen University with information how to activate an account in the application portal to upload the required documents.

Only complete applications can be submitted and will be pre-evaluated before they will be forwarded to the academic admission committee. Note that your application will not be evaluated if it was not complete before the deadline.

Check your application

Your application and uploaded documents will be evaluated by the admission office once you have uploaded and submitted documents in the application portal. You will be informed via email if one of your uploaded documents has been rejected or if we require additional information regarding your application. 

Wait for the results

Your application will be forwarded to the admission board once all your documents have been checked by the admission office. You will be notified of the result via email within 6- 8 weeks.

Procedure for submitting an appeal

When you disagree with the decision about your admission to a degree programme, you may submit an appeal. You will follow the procedure stated underneath. 

Step 1: Get in touch with the Admissions Office through this contact form. Indicate that you do not agree with the decision and ask for an explanation.

Step 2: The Admissions Office will reply and will refer you to the concerning Admissions Committee if necessary. If you are unable to reach a solution within 3 to 4 weeks, you may consider to start a formal procedure to submit an appeal.

Step 3: You have to submit your formal appeal within 6 weeks after the initial decision about your admission was made. Visit this webpage for more information about submitting an appeal.

PLEASE NOTE: The appeal period is not suspended during steps 1 and 2!

Check your laptop or buy a new one

For computer practicals you will need to bring your own laptop. Check whether your laptop meets the requirements or buy a new one. You can buy a new laptop including service with a discount at the WUR LaptopShop.