Applying for a Master’s degree programme with a Dutch certificate


A: Application, enrolment and deadlines for TU Delft Master’s degree programme without bridging

Important note

Students wishing to apply for the Master programme Aerospace Engineering in 2023-2024 should be aware that maximum capacities have been established for each track. More information is available on this webpage.


B: Application, enrolment and deadlines for bridging programmes

Please take the following steps to apply for a bridging programme:

  1. Apply in Studielink as soon as possible, but before July 1st. In Studielink, select your bridging programme at TU Delft. After applying in Studielink you will receive a student number. Always mention your student number in emails to TU Delft. Note that we cannot start processing your application and documents until you have applied in Studielink.
  2. Contact the  bridging programme coordinator to arrange the bridging programme together.  
    In your email, mention the following:
    • The name of your hbo or university programme/degree and the name of the institute where you completed or are following this programme;
    • The bridging programme of your choice
    If you are eligible, then fill in the “rapportageformulier” together with the bridging coordinator. (The 2023-2024 rapportageformulier is under construction.) Sign it and send it to contactcentre-esa@tudelft.nl as soon as possible, but before July 1st, in PDF format. Open the form in Adobe Acrobat Reader or Acrobat Fill and Sign. Note: If you applied and filled out a rapportageformulier last year, but ultimately did not enrol, then please fill out a new rapportageformulier if you want to start next academic year.
  3. Make sure to meet the admission requirements before September 1st. Planning and preparing for a mathematics and/or English exam can take some time. Send your certificates in PDF format to contactcentre-esa@tudelft.nl as soon as possible,  but before September 1st.
  4. Ultimately if you are unable to enrol in the bridging progamme, then please withdraw your application in Studielink.

Do you have to adjust your courses after having started your bridging programme? Then fill out the “wijzigingsformulier” together with the bridging coordinator.  Fill out the form for the year in which you started the programme; either the wijzigingsformulier 2022-2023 or the wijzigingsformulier 2023-2024 (under construction).  Fill out and sign the form and send it to contactcentre-esa@tudelft.nl. Note: Open the form in Adobe Acrobat Reader or Acrobat Fill and Sign.

Architecture and Industrial Design

Architecture and Industrial Design offer bridging programmes that start in the spring semester (start February 1st).  Industrial Design only has a bridging programme that starts in spring. Please find the application procedure and deadlines for these programmes below.

  1. Apply in Studielink as soon as possible, but before December 1st. In Studielink, select your bridging programme at TU Delft. After applying in Studielink you will receive a student number. Always mention your student number in emails to TU Delft. Note that we cannot start processing your application and documents until you have applied in Studielink.
  2. Contact the  bridging programme coordinator to arrange the bridging programme together.
    In your email, mention the following:
    • The name of your hbo or university programme/degree and the name of the institute where you completed or are following this programme;
    • The bridging programme of your choice.
    If you are eligible, then fill in the “rapportageformulier” together with the bridging coordinator. Sign it and send it to contactcentre-esa@tudelft.nl as soon as possible, but before December 1st, in PDF format. Open the form in Adobe Acrobat Reader or Acrobat Fill and Sign. Note: If you applied and filled out a rapportageformulier last year, but ultimately did not enrol, then please fill out a new rapportageformulier if you want to start next academic year.
  3. Make sure to meet the admission requirements before February 1st. Planning and preparing for a mathematics and/or English exam can take some time. Send your certificates in PDF format to contactcentre-esa@tudelft.nl as soon as possible,  but before February 1st.
  4. Ultimately if you are unable to enrol in the bridging progamme, then please withdraw your application in Studielink.

Do you have to adjust your courses after having started your bridging programme? Then fill out the “wijzigingsformulier” together with the bridging coordinator.  Fill out the form for the year in which you started the programme; either the wijzigingsformulier 2022-2023 or the wijzigingsformulier 2023-2024 (under construction).  Fill out and sign the form and send it to contactcentre-esa@tudelft.nl. Note: Open the form in Adobe Acrobat Reader or Acrobat Fill and Sign.

Additional information

  • Enrolment for a bridging programme lasts up to 2 years.
  • Enrolment for MoMi students lasts up to 1 year.
  • Students who are enrolled in a bridging programme do not pay the tuition fee, but a bridging fee for each credit to be obtained.
  • No fees are charged for the second year, since the fee for the entire bridging programme is paid in advance.
  • If you withdraw from the bridging programme before completing it, the fee will not be refunded.
  • If you switch to another bridging programme, then the fee for the first programme will not be refunded and you will pay the fee for the new bridging programme as well.
  • If in addition to your bridging programme you are also enrolled in a BSc or an MSc programme, then the highest rate applies.
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