21+ Admissions Test

The 21+ Admissions Test offers prospective students who are aged 21 or above and don't meet the minimum entrance requirements the opportunity to still be admitted to the bachelor programme of their choice. Unfortunately you do not have the possibility anymore to sit a 21+ Admissions Test and start your studies in September 2018. Information on taking a 21+ Admissions Test for the academic year 2019-2020 will be available on this page as of October 2018.

21+ Admissions Test study start September 2018-2019

All information concerning the 21+ Admissions Test 2018-2019 (including information concerning exam dates, application and payment deadlines, application procedure and preparation materials) can be found in the information brochure, which will be available at this webpage.

Pijl-TipsIn order to participate in the 21+ Admissions Test for courses starting in September 2018, you'll have to be 21 years or older on 31 August 2018.  

Pijl-Tips Only prospective students with an EEA-nationality or residence permit for the Netherlands that is valid during the 21+ Admissions Test are allowed to participate in the May exam round of the 21+ Admissions Test. 

Please note: prospective students who still need to apply for a provisional residence permit (visa or MVV in Dutch) or a residence permit for the Netherlands cannot participate in the May exam round of the 21+ Admissions Test.


Pijl-TipsMandatory  Study Choice Check: If you applied for a full time study programme The Hague University of Applied Sciences will send you a link to an online Study Choice Check. The Study Choice Check is mandatory for students who have completed their prior education in the Netherlands, Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, St Eustatius or St Maarten, and must be completed no later than 31 May 2018. Check our website for more information to determine whether you are required to complete the Study Choice Check.

Exam subjects

Which exams you'll have to take during the 21+ Admissions Test depends on the study programme of your choice. In addition to an English exam, you will take one or two exams specific to the English bachelor programme of your choice. You can find an overview of which exams you'll have to take for which study programme in the information brochure. Keep in mind that the overview might be incorrect, the exam subjects that you have to take might change. Make sure you read the updated brochure in november. The level of the exams is similar to the level of the Dutch HAVO exam level. Candidates are expected to prepare for the 21+ Admission Test themselves. Recommended preparation material can be found in the information brochure 21+ admissions test.

Important dates for academic year 2018-2019

Sunday 11 of February 2018 at 23.59 hrsRegistration- and   payment deadline exam round March
Wednesday 28 February and Thursday 1 March 2018Exam round February and March Admission Test 21+
Wednesday 28 March 2018Exam inspection


Exam round May 2018: 
Sunday 6 May 2018 at 23.59 hrsRegistration- and  payment deadline exam round June
Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 May 2018Exam round June  Admission Test 21+
Monday 25 June 2018Exam inspection

Contact the Enrolment Centre

Do you have any further questions? Please contact the staff of our Enrolment Centre.