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 2023/2024.

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 Biology Chemistry + Biology Math A/B + Chemistry + Biology
Environmental Sciences Physics Chemistry + Physics Math A/B + Chemistry + Physics
Food Technology Chemistry + Biology/Physics Math A/B + Chemistry + Biology/Physics
International Land and Water Management Physics Physics Math A/B + Physics
Soil, Water, Atmosphere Physics Chemistry + Physics Math A/B + Chemistry + Physics

• = directly admissible

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.