Track the status of your application in VUnet
Make sure that you have completed your registration for your programme by the 31st of August at the latest. See your status overview on VUnet for any requirements you still need to meet to complete your registration.
Your registration is only complete once you see the indication ‘registered’ in the ‘my programmes’ field in Studielink. If you change anything in relation to your application or registration in Studielink or VUnet, it will be shown the next day in your status overview.
Once your registration is complete, you will receive a Proof of Registration document within two to four weeks.
Where will you find the status of your registration?
1. Log in to VUnet.
2. Under ‘Complete Application’, go to the relevant programme.
3. Under ‘Status’, click on ‘Check status’.
4. For each requirement, you can see if you still need to take any action.
For more information regarding admission as an international student, please go to the page Admission.
‘BSc-before-MSc rule’ on admission to the premaster FSS in academic year 2020-2021
Generally speaking, students must complete their Bachelor’s before starting on their pre-Master’s programme. This is known as the ‘BSc-before-MSc rule’. Due to the corona crisis, however, some students have had to partially stop their studies, resulting in an unfortunate delay.
Master’s programmes at VU Amsterdam have examined how an exception to the rule can be made possible, so that students do not get stuck in the transition from Bachelor’s to Master’s because of the corona crisis. This is a one-off measure. If you wish to start a premaster’s program, and you are coming from a three- or four-year bachelor's program, you are only allowed to start if you still need to obtain a maximum of 18 ECTS of your bachelor's program.
Do you have questions about the registration process? Please contact the Student Desk or, if you applied with an international diploma, the International Student Advisor (International Office).
Additional information for international students:
Not yet admitted at VU Amsterdam ?
If you are still waiting for admission, you are advised to not yet arrange payment. Please wait until you have received a letter of admission.
How can you pay?
If you are a student from a SEPA* country:
You will be able to select the digital authorization option in order to arrange a spread payment option (in 5 instalments), in which case the first payment will be collected from your account around the 25th of September. Alternatively, you can pay the entire amount in a single sum.
If you are a student from a SEPA country with a VUFP scholarship:
You can select the digital authorization option and fill out your bank details to stop the messages from being sent. You will need to confirm the digital authorization form in the to-do list in the next step, in order to allow that payments will be taken out of your bank account.
If you are a student from a non-SEPA country:
You can fill out your country details to stop Studielink from sending out the messages. Studielink will notify you that you cannot arrange your payment directly via Studielink. You can either wait until you have opened a Dutch bank account in August, or arrange an international bank transfer.
All payment details can be found on Tuition Fees.
Do you still have questions about tuition fee payments? Please contact the Student Desk.
* Single Euro Payments Area