In 5 Steps to your admission

  1. Check the Fontys website and find the study program of your preference
  2. Go to
    Make an account
    Fill in your personal data and your previous education
    Make an application for the study program of your preference
    Choose Fontys University of Applied Sciences in the city of Venlo and the correct starting date of the study year: 1 September for Fall semester and 1 February for Spring semester
  3. Hand in or send us certified copies of your original diploma and grade listing from your previous education (once you have graduated).
    The required admission documents:
    - Copy of a valid ID or passport
    And if applicable in addition your residence permit
    - Diploma in the original language and a certified translation into Dutch, English or German
    - Final transcript of records in the original language and a certified translation into Dutch, English or German
    - If you haven’t achieved your final diploma yet, it is possible to hand in preliminary grades. We will look into it and determine if you can already be conditionally admitted
    - Proof of English proficiency as mentioned in the admission requirements. Based on the Code of Conduct regulations in the Netherlands, a number of European diplomas grant an exemption for this requirement. For more information, including a list of exempted diplomas, please see here.
    Upload the required admission documents and identification documents digitally through the admission form that you can find at the bottom of this page. The diploma validation might take up to three weeks. You will receive a notification of the outcome as soon as available.
  4. Students from within the EU: Arrange the payment of the tuition fees as shown in your to do list in studielink
    - If you have access to a SEPA bank account:
    Fill in the payment and bank details
    Confirm the digital authorization Fontys University will collect the tuition fees in September or February if you are fully enrolled.
    - If you don’t have access to a SEPA bank account:
    Indicate that you want to pay from a non SEPA country
    You will receive a payment agreement that you have to sign and send back to us Transfer the tuition fees to us according to the instructions.
    Students from outside the EU:

    You will receive a Payment letter with instructions on how to transfer the amount to Fontys University.
  5. Show your admission documents in original to the student service desk before the start of the study year.