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.

21+ Admissions Test study start September 2017-2018

All information concerning the 21+ Admissions Test 2017-2018 (including information concerning exam dates, application and payment deadlines, application procedure and preparation materials) can be found in the information brochure of the 21+ Brochure Admissions Test 2017-2018.

Pijl-TipsIn order to participate in the 21+ Admissions Test for courses starting in September 2017, you'll have to be 21 years or older on 31 August 2017. 

Pijl-TipsOnly 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 June 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 June exam round of the 21+ Admissions Test.

Pijl-TipsMandatory  Study Choice Check: If you applied for a full time study programme or for the dual learning programmes Public Management, Law or SSMS, 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. The Study Choice Check is expected to be available from March 2017. The deadline to complete this mandatory questionnaire is 31 May 2017. Check our website for more information to determine whether you are required to complete this questionnaire.

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. 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.

Important dates for academic year 2017-2018

The exams of the Admissions Test 21+ for bachelor programmes starting in September 2017 will take place in March and June 2017.