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Pre-University Honours Programme: Politics & Identity
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Application Procedure and Admission Criteria

Applications for this programme are closed for summer 2021. Please check back in mid-September for more information on our planned courses for summer 2022.

Application Procedures

Please have the following supporting documents ready to upload  (in PDF) to the online application form, and select the appropriate programme from the dropdown menu:

  • A scan of your passport
  • A copy of your transcripts/list of courses taken and grades achieved
  • An up-to-date copy of your CV/Resume
  • Please write a personal, brief essay (600-750 words) addressing how your identity shapes your perspective on politics?  This includes but is not limited to gender, sexuality, race/ethnicity, political orientation, socioeconomic situation, religion, etc. Please link your past academic and extracurricular experience to the field of political science and why you wish to study in an international university environment. Further, state how this programme will contribute to your future academic goals. Note: this is the most important part of your application and will be considered as your first assignment for the programme.
  • Pay the non-refundable €25 application fee by credit card. 

Early admission deadline

  • Deadline: 1 February 2021
  • Early admissions decisions sent to all applicants no later than 22 February 2021
  • Payment must be submitted within one week of receiving an acceptance letter. 

Final admission deadline

  • Deadline: 9 May 2021
  • Regular admissions decisions sent to all applicants no later than 23 May 2021
  • Payment must be submitted within one week of receiving an acceptance letter. 

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to email us at summer-info-gsss@uva.nl. In all communications, be sure to include your full name and state the programme you're applying for.