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.

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 Faculty of Geosciences organises a mandatory introduction programme for all new Master’s students. During the introduction you will receive all the information you need to make a swift start as a new student at the faculty. Furthermore, your programme coordinator will give you more specific information on the Master's programme you are about to start.

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.