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Enrollment in a Bachelor’s program with foreign prior education

You will need to take a number of steps to enroll at Tilburg University. If you have a foreign educational qualification and you want to start on a program for which you have not or are no longer enrolled, then you must take the following steps:

Step 1: Register in Studielink

You will need to take a number of steps to enroll at Tilburg University. If you have a foreign educational qualification and you want to start a program in 2016-2017 for which you have not or are no longer enrolled, then you must take the following steps:

Go to Studielink and follow the registration procedure, which is explained step by step. An application for admission (step 2) may be submitted at the same time.

If you are already enrolled

If you are enrolled in the current academic year at Tilburg University, then you will receive an e-mail from the Student Administration well in advance asking you to re-enroll in (or de-enroll from) the same program for the following academic year. Wait for this e-mail before taking steps to re-enroll in the same program.

Interim enrollment

If you intend to enroll other than as of September 1, 2016, it will not be possible to register via Studielink. Moreover it is not allowed to enroll per July or August.

For more information about the possibilities of interim enrollment, please contact the Student Desk



Step 2: Submit application for admission

If you are in possession of a foreign qualification, then you must register in Studielink (Step 1) and submit an application for admission to the relevant school at Tilburg University. You will find all the information you need on this topic at Application procedure.

If you are applying for a numerus clausus program, then please ensure that your application for admission is submitted through Studielink well before the registration deadline:

  • January 15, deadline: for Bachelor Economics and Bachelor International Business Administration;

Step 3: Notification of admission

If you are admitted based on your prior education, then you will receive notification from the Executive Board. If you are not admitted, then the relevant school will contact you.

If you are not admitted, please do not forget to cancel your registration in Studielink. Optionally, you can submit a new application to a different program (Step 2).

Step 4: Completion of enrollment

Registration in Studielink does not mean you are automatically enrolled at Tilburg University. See Completion of enrollment for information on what you need to do to make sure you are properly enrolled for your degree program.