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Academic Pre-Bachelor

Complete your Civic Integration requirements and prepare for a Bachelor’s level major at the same time.

What can you expect of the Pre-Bachelor?

  • During the Pre-Bachelor's year you will take various courses and modules - within the Dutch State Exam, program II - to complete your Civic Integration requirements.
  • You will also take a number of subjects, such as English and math, that will allow you to begin a university-level major well-prepared.
  • Attention is also given to selecting an educational course, studying skills and individual guidance counseling.
  • It is a fulltime program with a 40-hour a week study load.

The Pre-Bachelor starts on 28 August, 2017 and lasts until the end of June 2018.

After the Pre-Bachelor

If you pass the Pre-Bachelor's year, you will be admitted to a Dutch-language or English-language Bachelor at Tilburg University.

Some majors may have additional requirements such as specific secondary school subjects. These subjects will also be offered during the Pre-Bachelor's year. If you would like to attend another university or university of applied sciences, then the requirements of the institution of your choice are applicable.

When does the Pre-Bachelor suit you?

  • If you want to take the Dutch State Exam (NT2), program II
  • If you want to pursue an education at a university but do not have a secondary school diploma that is comparable to a Dutch vwo diploma.

The academic Pre-Bachelor in Tilburg gives you the possibility to complete both in one year of study.

Which entrance requirements do you have to meet?

A B1 level of Dutch is required to take the Pre-Bachelor's year.

You must also be able to perform academically at the equivalent of a Dutch havo 5 level.

This will be tested during the admissions procedure.

Our partners

This program is made possible by, Gemeente Tilburg and Stichting voor Vluchteling-Studenten UAF.

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What does it cost to participate in this Pre-Bachelor?

Are you a client of UAF? Then you will pay a fee of € 3,750 for the program. If you are not, the costs will be € 5,750. Potentially, € 3,750 of this amount can be paid from a DUO-loan for Civic Integration.

Apply for the Pre-Bachelor

Do you want to attend the pre-bachelor year at Tilburg University? The official deadline (July 1, 2017) has passed. But you can ernroll to be placed on the reserve list via the registration form.

Contact us

Do you want to know more? Please feel free to contact us.

Our program coordinators give you answers and advice regarding this program, taking into account your ambitions and educational background. Contact us via 013-4662508 or via e-mail.

Individual meeting

Do you want to meet up to ask your questions? Come visit us! We would like to invite you for an individual meeting with one of our program coordinators. You can request a meeting via phone or via e-mail.

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