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Application and admission for BSc Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence

Have you decided to apply for our program in Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence? On this page you will find a description of our admission and application procedure.

The information on this page is intended for international applicants: students who have a non-Dutch educational background. If you have the Dutch nationality but your educational background is non-Dutch, you can continue reading on this page.

Please note that you need to apply and register in two different systems:

  1. MySAS, Tilburg University’s online application system. In MySAS Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence is listed as: B Communication and Information Sciences (specialization Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence).
  2. Studielink, the Dutch national registration system for admission to higher education. When registering in Studielink, make sure you pick the correct program. In Studielink, Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence is listed as: B Communication and Information Sciences (choose Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence as specialization).

Since an application in both systems is necessary, when you start working on your application, we encourage you to register in both systems right away.


The application deadline for the program was May 1, 2019. Therefore, applications for September 2019 are no longer being accepted. You can submit your application for the September 2020 intake as of October 1, 2019.

Admission requirements
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Admitted, what's next?

Any questions?

Please feel free to contact us with any personal queries about the program, admissions and enrollment. You can contact us before, during or even after you have submitted your application. Our team will be glad to answer all your questions about studying at Tilburg University and provide you with detailed practical information.