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Application and deadlines Open UvA Courses

To register for Open UvA Colleges go through the step-by-step plan. If you register for the first time, you need to use the online registration form under Step 4. Fill in the online application form. If you are already enrolled in Open UvA Courses for this year (or were enrolled in 2019-2020) and you wish to take more courses, please move on to Step 9. Re-register for courses.

  • 2. Check the deadlines

    For academic year 2020-2021, the faculty must have received your application for the Open UvA Colleges before the deadlines below. After the deadline the course registration starts. If you did not apply by then, the course might be full. In most cases you can apply for extensive education* or be put on the waiting list.

    Semester 1, block 1

    Deadline bachelor courses June 4

    Deadline master courses July 2

    Semester 1, block 2

    Deadline bachelor courses June 4

    Deadline master courses July 2

    Semester 1, block 3

    Deadline bachelor courses November 26

    Deadline master courses July 2

    Semester 2, block 1

    Deadline bachelor courses November 26

    Deadline master courses November 26

    Semester 2, block 2 

    Deadline bachelor courses February 4

    Deadline master courses November 26

    Semester 2, block 3

    Deadline bachelor courses February 4

    Deadline master courses November 26

    *For most of our courses you can choose between intensive education (including tutorial workgroup, lectures and exams) or extensive education (only lectures and exams). In both cases you have access to our online learning space Canvas.

  • 5. Activate your UvAnetID

    After applying, you will receive an email with your UvAnetID. Follow the instructions in this email to activate your ID; you will need it to complete your UvA application.

  • 6. Request student ID card

    A student ID card is a personal document which serves as proof of identity for examinations and library privileges. You will receive instructions explaining how to request your student ID card.

  • 7. Pay the course fee

    You will need to pay the course fee in order to complete your registration to the course. The invoice will be sent to the email address you provide in the online registration form.

  • 10. Resit

    If you don’t pass an exam, you can do a resit. Please request for this resit, since you are not automatically registered for a resit.

    I wish to request a resit.