Frequently asked questions
What are the entrance requirements for this Master's
Students entering the programme should have an academic Bachelor's
degree in Mathematics and should be able to express themselves in
English. English spoken is required. A selection committee will decide
What kind of other costs should I expect?
Costs for living about EUR 3.000,-
Costs for housing about EUR 2.200,-
Health insurance about EUR 400,-
Small expenses for recreation about EUR 650,-
Where can I find information about living and studying in
Are the courses taught in Dutch or in English?
All courses are taught in English. Similarly, all material will be in
English. Therefore English spoken is required.
Is it possible to follow a selection of the courses from the
programme at a reduced rate?
No. Students are expected to pay the regular tuition fee, which
entitles them to all courses. No reductions apply when a student only
wants to follow a limited number of courses.
Which formal requirements should I satisfy to be allowed to
live and study in the Netherlands?
Since visa take about six months, registration by the end of February
is needed in order to be able to start the next September.
For information from the Netherlands organization for international
cooperation in higher education, see Nuffic.
Which career perspectives will I have after finishing your
Graduates will be able to find a job in governmental organisations like
TNO, CBS and companies like Philips, KPN Research, Ortec, and many
Also an academic career is a possibility---the most natural step in
this direction is to continue studies with a PhD programme in
Mathematics or Computer Science.
Is the Master's degree you offer officially certified by a
Dutch or international authority?
Yes, our Master degree programme in Mathematics has been accredited for
the period of 2002-2015.
When does the programme start?
The curriculum starts at the beginning of the academic year: September
1, each year.
Can I start the programme only in September?
Yes, the programme starts at the beginning of the academic year.
For information from the Netherlands Organization for International
Cooperation in Higher Education, see Nuffic.