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Radboud University offers 35 Master’s programmes taught in English in the fields of social sciences, humanities, business and economics, language and communication, law, science and much more. 

Why study a Master's at Radboud University?

  • Range of choices We offer regular Master's as well as Research Master's, meaning you can choose what level suits you. Most of our programmes have a number of specialisations that students can choose to further develop their expertise in a specific area. Plus, students can often design a programme to suit themselves. Browse course descriptions for all English-taught Master’s degrees here.
  • Personal Approach All of our programmes offer a personal approach, with small classes and close contact with professors and supervisors. 
  • Top rated programmes Many of our Master's programmes have been rated top in their field in the Netherlands. Radboud University consistently receives high ratings for its education.
  • Career prospects As many as 93.5% of Radboud University’s Master’s graduates find a paid job in the field of study within a year and a half of graduation. 
  • Service package The Radboud University International Office takes care of all its students. International students who apply before the deadline are eligible for their service package, consisting of support with finding accommodation and applying for the visa and residence permit. You will also get to experience a great range of social activities especially for international students.

What about the practical details?

  • Admission requirements Postgraduate entry requirements include a relevant Bachelor’s degree from an academic university and proof of proficiency in English. Each programme has more specific requirements, so it's best to check the webpage of your programme of choice.
  • Tuition fees and scholarships The tuition fee for non-EU/EEA students is either €9,879 (US$11,600) or €10,856 (US$12,800) per year, depending on the programme. We offer a number of scholarships to international students. The Radboud Scholarship Program, for example, is a partial tuition fee waiver awarded to exceptional non-EEA students. Find out about all our scholarships, including eligibility requirements and how to apply, on our website.
  • Application procedure All our applications are made via our online portal. Full instructions for how to apply and what documents are required can be found on our website.
  • Deadlines The application deadline for most programmes is 1 March for all students wishing to apply for a scholarship. Without a scholarship, the deadline is 1 April for non-EEA nationals. Students who apply before this date will be guaranteed support with the accommodation and visa process. For the February intake, the application deadline is 1 November for non-EEA students.  Some programmes have different deadlines, so make sure to check the deadlines page of your programme of choice.

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