Dutch VWO diploma and subject requirements

To be admitted to a bachelor's programme, you have to meet the admission requirements as stated in the table underneath. These are applicable until and including the academic year 2021/2022.

English taught bachelor's programmes

Requirements for a Dutch pre-university diploma new 'tweede fase'
Study programme VWO profiel Natuur & Techniek VWO profiel Natuur & Gezondheid VWO profiel Economie en Maatschappij VWO profiel Cultuur en Maatschappij
Animal Sciences Chemistry Chemistry + Math A/B
Environmental Sciences Physics Physics + Chemistry Physics + Chemistry + Math A/B
Food Technology Chemistry + Biology/Physics Chemistry + Biology/Physics + Math A/B
International Land and Water Management Physics Physics Physics + Math A/B
Soil, Water, Atmosphere Physics Physics + Chemistry Physics + Chemistry + Math A/B
Tourism

• = directly admissible

Please note that the requirements above are applicable until and including the academic year 2021/2022. From September 2022 onwards, other requirements will be applicable for students holding a vwo-diploma. More information can be found here.

Dutch taught bachelor's programmes

The requirements for the Dutch taught bachelor’s programmes based on a Dutch pre-university diploma new ‘tweede fase’ can be found here.

Didn't take the required subjects?

If you do not meet the requirements stated above, you have to demonstrate your knowledge of the subjects you did not take to be granted admission into the programme. There are multiple options to demonstrate this knowledge.