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.

Student ID card

All students at Utrecht University receive a digital student card. The student card is visible in the MyUU app as soon as you've successfully enrolled and paid your tuition fees. You can download the app in the Apple App Store or the Android Google Play Store.

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.

Introduction Day Faculty of Geosciences

On the first day of classes,  the Master programme Human Geography organises an  introduction programme . During the introduction you will receive all the information you need to make a swift start as a new student at this programme  The programme will ends with a meeting Marc de Smidt Thesis Prize. The Marc de Smidt Thesis Prize is awarded annually to the author of the Utrecht Master's thesis that, "in the opinion of the judges', meets best the criteria decided by the Stogo foundation.

Registration for courses

All students who have been admitted and have confirmed their participation in the Master's programme will be registered automatically for courses in study period 1 by the Faculty of Geosciences.