Application Requirements

Entrance requirements

Please check the entrance requirements of the bachelor programme of your choice.  

The Hague University of Applied Sciences does not charge prospective students any fees for diploma evaluation and evaluation of language skills.

English language skills

Since our international Bachelor programmes are taught entirely in English, you will need a good command of the English language, both spoken and written. Bachelor candidates who were educated in the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Ireland, United States, Canada (except for Quebec!), Australia, New-Zealand, South Africa or Malta, or students holding a diploma (including English as an exam subject) stated on this diploma list, need not take an English proficiency test. All other prospective students are required to hand in a valid and sufficient TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), TOEIC, IELTS (International English Language Testing System) or Cambridge ESOL (CAE/CPE) certificate to the Enrolment Centre. 

An IELTS, TOEFL or TOEIC certificate is valid for two years. The certificate must be valid at the start of the academic year.

Pijl-TipsPlease note: The Hague University of Applied Sciences does not accept Institutional TOEFL scores, TOEFL ITP scores or any other language test certificates. 

Pijl-TipsPlease note: if you take (or have taken) the TOEFL English proficiency test, please allow The Hague University of Applied Sciences to check your online results to verify your TOEFL certificate. The Institution Code of The Hague University of Applied Sciences is 7042. 

Pijl-TipsPlease note: if you completed your prior education in another country than those listed above, but you obtained an American or International High School Diploma or an European or International Baccalaureate Diploma, you might qualify for an exception. Please contact the Enrolment Centre and ask for details.


If you don't meet the minimum entrance requirements, and you are 21 years or older, the Admission Test 21+ offers you the opportunity to still be admitted to the bachelor programme of your choice. Click here for more information on the Admission Test 21+

Pijl-TipsPlease note: there is no Admission Test 21+ for the following bachelor programmes:

  • User Experience Design (3-year programme)
  • European Studies (3-year programme)
  • Process and Food Technology (3-year programme)
  • Industrial Design Engineering (3-year programme)
  • International Communication Management (3-year programme)
  • International Financial Management and Control (3-year and 4-year programmes)
  • International Sport Management (3-year programme)
  • International Business and Management Studies (3-year programme)

Visa and residence permit 

On this page you'll find information concerning visas and residence permits. Please contact our International Office if you have any further questions about visa and residence permit procedures. 

Code of conduct

The Hague University of Applied Sciences has signed this Code of Conduct

Contacting the Enrolment Centre

If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to contact the Enrolment Centre