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Mental Health, Youth and Society

Application Criteria and Admission Procedure

This programme is closed for applications for Summer 2022.

Application Procedures

Please have the following supporting documents ready (in PDF) to upload to the online application form:

  • 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.
  • A letter of approximately 400-500 words stating your motivation to learn about the intersecting dynamics of mental distress, mental health and behavioural health responses that attempt to address increasing need. Please describe your background in any of the relevant fields, and provide us with a particular related challenge faced by your community with regards to the topics of this course. This could be within your city, region, or country, but could also be a different population. Further, explain why you wish to participate, and what you hope to learn from this course. Note: this is the most important part of your application.
  • Pay the non-refundable €25 application fee by credit card. 

Early admission deadline

  • Deadline: Tuesday 1 February 2022. This course uses rolling admission, and we will endeavour to have your admissions decision back to you as soon as possible. Early admissions decisions will be sent to all applicants by 25 February 2022 at the latest.
  • Payment deadline (tuition and housing) must be submitted within 1 week of receiving your offer of admission. 

Regular admission deadline

  • Deadline: Friday 1 April 2022. This course uses rolling admission, and we will endeavour to have your admissions decision back to you as soon as possible. Regular admissions decisions will be sent to all applicants by 29 April 2022 at the latest. 
  • Payment deadline (tuition and housing) must be submitted within 1 week of receiving your offer of admission. 

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.