Once you have been (conditionally) admitted to a Master's programme at Utrecht University, there are a number of practical matters to be seen to, such as:

Practical matters

International students will receive information from the Admissions Office on how to arrange the necessary practical matters (e.g., housing, a Dutch bank account, health care insurance, visa etc.).

Payment of your tuition fee

Dutch students can find more information here: Payment of the tuition fee (in Dutch). 

International students will receive information from the Admissions Office.

Upload Student ID card

You will receive an Utrecht University Student ID card. For this card we ask you to upload your passport photo. You can do so as soon as you have received your university e-mail address.


The Master's introduction will take place in the first week of September if you start in September and the first week of February if you start in February.

International students will also receive an invitation for the UU Orientation Day on the Saturday preceding the introduction. Part of this programme consists of support and advice regarding practical matters, such as your registration with the city.