Studielink is the national website created for students to arrange their enrolment (and re-enrolment) at Dutch universities and other institutions of higher education. In order to apply to Utrecht University, you have to start an application in Studielink first.
→ If you live in the Netherlands, use your DigiD to log into Studielink.
Do you live in the Netherlands but do not have a DigiD? Visit https://www.digid.nl/en/ and request one before applying!
→ If you live outside the Netherlands, you will need to create a Studielink account in order to apply. Click on 'Create Studielink-account without DigiD’ under the button ‘Log in without DigiD’ to create a Studielink account. Make sure to fill in all personal details correctly and as they appear on your official identification documents (such as passport or national ID card).
Once you logged in to Studielink, you will be asked to add information about your previous education. Please include all higher education degrees you obtained or are in the process of obtaining.
If you completed some of your previous education in the Netherlands, the relevant information will be automatically entered into Studielink for you by DUO (the executive agency of the Dutch Ministry of Education). You may still have to enter education you completed outside the Netherlands manually.
After adding the details of your educational background, you can immediately start an application for your chosen programme. You can submit a total of four active enrolment applications per academic year in Studielink.
Once you have submitted your application to Utrecht University, you will receive a confirmation email which includes your student number. Make sure to always mention this number in your communication with Utrecht University.
Do you have a question about Studielink? Take a look at the Studielink FAQ.