Application and admission for BSc Data Science
The BSc Data Science is a joint program of Tilburg University and Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). The application and admission procedure is done exclusively via TU/e. You cannot, nor should you apply via both universities. Once you have completed your enrollment at TU/e, you will automatically be enrolled at Tilburg University.
Which application procedure applies to you?
- Do you have a non-Dutch educational background? Then look at the information below.
- Do you have a Dutch educational background? Then check out the information about applying with a Dutch diploma.
This page contains a brief overview of the application process for the BSc Data Science. For the complete information we refer you to the website of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). In all cases, the information on the TU/e website is leading.
a) Check your eligibility
1. Diploma requirements
To be eligible for admission you must have a high school diploma equal to the highest level of secondary education in the Netherlands (the Dutch vwo diploma).
Please check the website of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) for:
2. English language requirements
English language requirements
To successfully participate in the program, you need to be proficient in the English language. The following English language proficiency test results are accepted under the condition that the results are not older than 2 years:
- TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Overall band score of at least 90 AND a minimum score of 21 for each section. Only the TOEFL internet-based test (iBT) is accepted. All scores need to be from 1 test date. MyBest Scores are not accepted.
- IELTS (academic version)
Overall band score of at least 6.5 and a minimum of 6.0 for each section.
- University of Cambridge, proof that you have passed the:
- C2 proficiency (formally known as CPE) with overall score 180 with a minimum of 169 in each section
- C1 Advanced Certificate (formally known as CAE) with overall score 176 with a minimum of 169 in each section
Your English language proficiency test results must be available when you submit your application. If not, your application will be rejected. A new application, including test results, will only be accepted if it is submitted before the application deadline. As it may take a considerable amount of time before you receive your test results, we advise you to register for the test of your choice months before starting your application.
Please check the website of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) for more details and the criteria for exemption from the English language requirement.
3. Mathematics requirements
Mathematics is a required course. This means that even if you have obtained or are going to obtain a recognized diploma, you must be able to prove that you have a sufficient level of Mathematics.
Please check the website of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) for more information on the mathematics requirements.
b) Remember the deadline
If you want to start the program end of August 2024, you must submit your complete application at the latest by:
- EEA nationals: May 1, 2024
- non-EEA nationals: May 1, 2024
c) Follow the procedure for international applicants
The application and admission procedure is done exclusively via Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). You can find the complete step-by-step procedure on their website. Once you have completed your enrollment at TU/e, you will automatically be enrolled at Tilburg University.
Please feel free to contact us with any personal queries. You can contact us before, during or after you have submitted your application. Our team will be glad to answer all your questions and provide you with detailed practical information. If a question cannot be answered by Tilburg University, we can refer you to the right department within Eindhoven University of Technology.