After admission

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 International Student Admissions 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 International Student Admissions.

Upload your passport photo
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.

Welcome and Orientation Programme
All international students will receive an invitation for the Orientation Day. Part of this programme consists of support and advice regarding practical matters, such as your registration with the city.

Programme related information

Acceptance Form
You can accept your place in the Master’s programme through Osiris Online Application. We ask you to either confirm your place in the programme or decline it. The sooner you accept our offer, the sooner we can start helping you with the matters below. If you decide not to accept your place in the programme, please cancel your application in Studielink.

Course Registration
The Graduate School of Law will register all students for the compulsory and specialization or minor courses in semester 1.


For questions regarding your (conditional) admission, acceptance of your place in the programme, course registration or the introduction, please contact our Admissions Committee via

For questions about your tuition fees, your university identity card or the right faculty address of your university, please contact our Student Desk.

For questions about the MA in Global Criminology Programme, please contact the programme coordinator Dr. Damián Zaitch via