How to Apply
General InformationIn order to apply for any of the programmes in the Graduate Programme in Logic (MSc in Logic, Logic Year or PhD) you have to provide the following material by regular mail or in person. Applications are not accepted by e-mail.
- A complete application form plus two passport photos (please write your name on the back). See below for the application form.
- Two academic letters of reference, written by two faculty members who
are familiar with your work. These must be sent separately or enclosed to the
application in a sealed envelope.
Exception: Letters of reference from employees of the UvA can be sent by e-mail to the MSc director.
- Certified copies of all academic diplomas (all copies must have the seal
of the school and the signature of the registrar).
Exception: For students with a Bachelor's and/or Master's degree from the UvA, an uncertified copy is enough.
- Official transcripts and grades of all university courses/examinations
Exception: For students with a Bachelor's and/or Master's degree from the UvA, a printout from SIS is enough.
- Your TOEFL or IELTS score. Test scores can be sent separately by the
test institute as soon as they become available, but please enclose a copy of
the test result to the application as well.
Exception 1. Native speakers of English don't need an English test.
Exception 2. For Dutch students, English at VWO level is enough.
Exception 3. If you received your BA or BSc degree in English in a country in which English is the native language, then the English test requirement may be waived. In this case, please contact the international office of the Faculty of Science and ask whether this applies to you.)
- A copy of your passport (identity page) or birth certificate.
Please make sure your form and documents are single sided and NOT stapled (where possible).
Students who have been accepted to the programme will be notified as soon as possible. The Board of Examiners determines acceptance on the basis of the information you supply in the application.
The application deadlines for the academic year, starting September 1, (see the Academic Calendar) are:
Apr. 1 for students from EU/EEA countries (including the Netherlands)
Feb. 1 for students from other countries
If possible, we will consider also applications after these deadlines, but we cannot guarantee a successful visa application procedure and housing support anymore. For more detailed information on visa application and housing, please have a look here.
For candidates who want to start in the second semester, February 1, application deadlines are
Dec. 1 for students from EU/EEA countries (including the Netherlands),
Oct. 1 for students from other countries.
The application form can be downloaded as a Word2000 document or PDF file. If you have problems reading or downloading these files, please send a message to email@example.com to ask for a plain text application form.