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Thinking about enrolling in Circular Economy at HAN University of Applied Sciences? Find out about admission requirements, how to apply, tuition fees, scholarships and more.
Want to enroll in the Master of Circular Economy? There are 2 main admission requirements. These are your prior education and English fluency. We also look at your professional suitability.
You need to have completed a bachelor degree in one of the following fields:
- Engineering & Management
You need to prove you have a sufficient level of English. We require one of the following:
- IELTS score of at least 6.5
- TOEFL score of 80 or higher (internet-based)*
- Cambridge FCE Grade B minimum score 176 / CAE / CPE
*Please note that home editions are not accepted. Only tests taken at an examination center are considered. Also, you can ask ETS TOEFL to send us your score directly by using the HAN University of Applied Sciences code: 7832.
As places for this program are limited, we also look at your suitability. We check this through:
- Motivation letter
A good fit?
Wondering if Circular Economy is a good fit for you? Visit an Open Day. You can join online or, if you live close by or want to take a trip to the Netherlands, come and visit our Open Day on campus!
Apply in 7 steps
Are you ready to apply for the Master in Circular Economy? Here we guide you through the 7 steps of the application process.
Do you meet the admission criteria? Then you can apply.
Please send your application form to email@example.com. Mail it along with the documents mentioned in the application form. We will inform you whether you will be invited for an admission interview.
After the admission interview, we will inform you whether you are eligible for the program. The next step is making your application final through Studielink.
When you apply on Studielink, select the program Master Circular Economy. Then select the track you want to follow. Apply before:
EU/EEA students Non-EU/EEA students 15 August 1 June
Read the Step-by-step guide to Studielink (in PDF).
- After you apply in Studielink, you'll receive an email from HAN confirming your application. This email will be sent to the email address you entered in Studielink.Haven't received the email? Also not in your junk folder? Contact us so we can work out what's wrong.
Emails about your application will be sent from this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Add this address as a safe sender in your mail program right away. That way info about your application won’t end up in your junk folder.
- If you still need to submit information, you will receive an email about it. This will also contain your login information for “My Application”.
- Log in to "My Application" to submit documents or details. You can also see the status of your submitted information here.
- It’s possible you only need to upload a passport photo. We use the photo for your HAN card, which you will need for all facilities on campus.
- Have you applied for more than one program? Then you will see what info you still need to submit per program.
The program manager reviews your application and documents. You might be asked for additional information. Or an interview. Then you are informed whether you’ve been accepted.
Ready to finalize your enrollment and become a HAN student? The final step, after submitting all necessary documents, is paying your tuition fee. Find out more about how to pay your tuition fee.
- Make sure you've finished steps 2, 3 and 4 before starting your program. Preferably a few weeks before. That way your enrollment is confirmed in time and you have access to all the facilities from the start of your studies.
- Go to Studielink to see if your enrollment in the program is confirmed.
Your tuition fee depends on your nationality. And whether you already earned a master degree in the Netherlands. Nationalities within the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) generally pay a lower tuition fee. The table below shows this as EU/EEA. This includes all EU countries plus Norway, Lichtenstein, Iceland and Switzerland. Students from Suriname also pay this lower fee. Check out our page about tuition fees for more information.
Tuition fees for Circular Economy
Student from EU/EEA or Suriname
EU/EEA student with master degree from Dutch institution
Financial guarantee (non-EU/EEA)
The cost of living in the Netherlands may be very different from in your home country. That’s why you're required to pay a financial guarantee. This amount covers your tuition fee and your cost of living. Paying this ensures you have sufficient funds to live and study in the Netherlands. The financial guarantee is a requirement of the visa process.
Awarding excellence HAN Scholarships
Interested in studying Circular Economy at HAN? From outside the EU/EEA? Not sure how to raise the funds to pay the tuition fee? HAN offers 2 types of scholarships to talented master students. The HAN Holland Scholarship and the Honors Scholarship.
Cost of Living
As a rule of thumb, you need about €1000 a month as a student in Arnhem or Nijmegen to live comfortably. Want to know more about monthly expenses and how to save money? Read more on our cost of living page. Are you interested in combining study with work? Check out our page about working in the Netherlands.
|What||Approx. cost per month|
|Renting a furnished room + utilities||€400 to €500|
|Books and study materials||€340 (per year)|
|Public transport||€50 to €100|
Got a question? Just ask HAN!
Next page: Practical info
Do you need a visa? How do you arrange student accommodation? And what about insurances and public transport? Get all the practical info here.