How to Apply


Admission Requirements
The applications are accepted on qualification and first-come/first-served basis. case of equal qualification of two applicants, the early applicant is given the place. Therefore it is recommended to apply as soon as possible, well before the deadline.
Educational Requirements

The minimum entrance criteria are a background in economics, social sciences, management or studies providing a systemic point of view. A selection of possible subjects has been established: Economics, environmental sciences/engineering, social sciences, political sciences, international business, managerial engineering, architecture, energy management, ICT. Admission of students with a different Bachelor’s degree will be decided by the University after assessment of equivalence. The criteria may be waived for applicants with relevant work experience deemed equivalent to the academic admission requirements.

All candidates must satisfy the language requirements of their chosen Core Provider and meet a minimum standard of English:

  • TOEFL: minimum score of 575 (paper-based test), or 90 (internet-based test- the TOEFL ibt home edition is no longer accepted in Hanze UAS); or
  • IELTS: 6.5 minimum; or
  • Cambridge Advanced Exam in English: B minimum; or
  • Cambridge Proficiency Exam in English: C minimum.
  • Students whose prior education was English-taught and who obtained a diploma in the following countries: Australia, Canada (English speaking part), Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States of America
Documents to present

Candidates for admission should upload the following documents:

  1. A CV (resume) in English
  2. A certified copy of the university diploma and transcripts (“certified” means that the documents must bear the official University stamp to be considered valid)
  3. Two letters of reference
  4. A proof of English language proficiency (see above for minimum scores) – this proof may be provided later than the rest of the application, but before the date indicated by the University in case you are accepted under conditions.
  5. A copy of your passport
  6. A cover letter (=letter of motivation)
  7. Any additional information in support of your application is welcome but not requested (eg: information on work experience).
Application Deadline(s)
The application process for 24/25 opens on 15/01/2024.  Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis until 15 July 2024.
Non-EU students must apply before 1st May 2024
Letters of Reference

The reference should include, if possible, details of the results he/she has obtained throughout his/her studies. If the applicant has not graduated, the reference should give a prediction of the likely degree outcome. .

Finally, the referee should include their name, status/title, telephone/email, the name and address of their institution/company, the official headed paper of the institution/company and their signature. The letters of reference are to be uploaded. Universities reserve the right to ask for the hardcopies to be sent via regular mail if necessary.

In case the letters are to be received only through regular mail, please indicate it in your application form and contact EUREC. The application is not valid without references.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for the Academic Year 2024-2025 amount to EUR 8.000 for students with the nationality of an EU Member State and EUR 13.000 for students without EU nationality.

EU students studying in Hanze UAS who do not have a Dutch Master degree yet: students will pay the Dutch statutory tuition fee directly to Hanze UAS (circa 3.500 euros for the whole programme). To guarantee registration, selected students by Hanze UAS will have to pay a deposit fee (2.000 euros) to EUREC upon reception of the offer letter. This deposit will be reimbursed at the end of October to students who joined the course.

Additional administrative fees can be asked directly by the partnering Universities.

Non-EU students should also be aware that payment of a visa and a financial guarantee is necessary for entrance to the Netherlands. For detailed information about non-EU students applying to Hanze UAS, please visit:

If your participation in the programme is conditional upon your receiving financial support, please indicate this clearly in the application form.


How to start
The first thing applicants must do is to register with this site. To register simply go to the “Create an account” page and fill it in. You will receive an email with your password. When successfully logged in you can create an application.
Create an application
You have to go to ‘How to Apply’ and select ‘Create/edit your Application’. Fill in the application over time and save it in an unfinished state if necessary: the compulsory fields must be filled in, but the documents can be uploaded at a later stage. The application can be saved at any time by scrolling to the bottom of the page and pressing “save”. Please note,the application will not actually be submitted for review until the “submit” button is clicked. You must apply with the same email address as for the account creation.
Uploading files
For your application to be complete and sent for review to the Academic Committee, you must upload all requested documents.
All documents are to be uploaded at the bottom of the application form. The attaching of files is a simple process: nominate the file you want to upload by clicking on the “Browse” button next to the text field labeled with the nature of the requested document. Navigate to the document on the local hard drive and click “Open” and select it. Only one document can be uploaded per field. If you need to upload several document, you have to merge them into a single one before uploading them. If you lack one of the requested documents, please indicate in your application form an approximate date at which you will be able to provide it. You can then submit your application and send the document later via email to EUREC.
It is possible to review the application before it is finally submitted. All that is required is your email address and password to access your application form. When using a computer that is available to the public, make sure sensible precautions are taken such as logging out when finished and closing all browser windows before leaving the computer.
When you have finished and you are sure that everything is in order simply click on‘submit’: it will no longer be possible to edit the application, so be careful.
Both selected and non-selected students will be notified about the decision, at the latest, by the beginning of September.

Those students who need to receive an earlier answer can contact us directly.
When you have been accepted to attend the EUREC Master course, you will receive an offer letter. Before signing and sending the registration form back, CAREFULLY READ THE EUREC MASTER REGULATIONS.