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Pre-University Honours Programme: Media, Journalism & Society

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
  • Letter of motivation: total of roughly 1000 words. Part one (max 500 words): please address your interest in journalism and answer the question, what role does journalism play in society today? Part two (max 500 words): please write a brief journalistic style report on a current event from your home context, giving us (journalistic) insight into the factors at play, and what is at stake. 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. 

Regular admission deadline

  • Deadline: Thursday 15 February 2024
  • Admissions decision: we aim to have a decision back to you as soon as possible, but by 8 March 2024 at the latest.
  • Payment deadline (tuition and housing) must be submitted within 2 weeks after being accepted in the programme.

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.