Hogeschool van Amsterdam

Enrolment and selection

AMFI - Amsterdam Fashion Institute (English Programme)

As there are more prospective students than study places, AMFI has a limited number of study places (430). Therefore, the programme has a selection procedure.

For the 2021-2022 academic year, make sure to enrol by 15 January 2021 at the latest. Refer to the step-by-step enrolment procedure for more information on deadlines and requirements. Following your enrolment application, the degree programme will invite you to participate in the selection procedure.

Please note that mails from AMFI could end up in your spam box. Make sure to check your spam box regularly.

CROHO name

The official name of the programme at DUO (The Netherlands’ Education Executive Agency) is Fashion and Textile Technologies. This is the so-called CROHO name (ID 30037). Please see the NVAO website (Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders) for more information about CROHO terminology and accreditation.

AMFI has capacity for 430 students in the 2021-2022 academic year. If you have been allocated a number higher than 430, you obviously want to find out if there's a chance that you will be offered a place, and if so, when. If your number is slightly higher than 430, this could happen relatively soon after 1 May. If you have been allocated a higher number, you will have to wait a little longer.

From 1 May, we will publish the numbers that have been processed each week below. This will allow you to estimate the chances of your number coming up between 1 May and 15 August (when AUAS will offer its final places). You should therefore check this page regularly, even in summer, but particularly just after the publication of the HAVO/VWO final examination results in June. This is when applicants who have already accepted the offer but failed their exams will have to give up their place.

The selection for start academic year 2021-2022 will take place on the following dates:

  • 23 January 2021
  • 6 February 2021
  • 20 February 2021
  • 6 March 2021
  • 13 March 2021

Make sure to keep these dates free in your diary. Following your enrolment request in Studielink you will receive more information. The degree programme will send you an invitation to participate in one of these selection days.

Please note: Due to COVID-19 for coming year all selection days will be held online. You will receive more information about the programme from AMFI studentdesk when you are invited to participate in one of the mentioned days.

Skype: Candidates from non-EU/EEA are eligible for an interview through Skype. After registering and completing all required assignments you will receive an invitation for an interview. The interviews will take place in February and March 2021.

Please note: email from the AUAS could end up in your SPAM box. Check this on a regular base.

The selection process consists of:

  • a homework assignment
  • an online multiple-choice test
  • a short lecture
  • an assignment on the online selection day
  • a only motivation interview with a teacher and a student from AMFI

We advise you to attend an online open day to get a better impression of AMFI as it is not possible to physically pass by.

More information will be send to you when you have registered for the course through Studielink.

AMFI Criteria

  • Candidate was sufficiently/good prepared.
  • Candidate has a realistic vision of the course and professional possibilities.
  • Candidate has a strong curiosity for the fashion industry in its broad sense
  • Candidate shows an open attitude and engagement regarding cultural and social topics
  • Candidate shows creativity, originality, and determination in executing the assignments on the selection day.
  • Candidate’s motivation is clear and committed (spoken/ written).
  • Candidate shows/convinces creativity through a visual representation that underpins their motivation (film or images).
  • Candidate shows the ability for self-reflection.

The average mark you received for the selection will decide your place in the ranking. Your chance of placement will depend on the number of available places and the number of students who participated in the selection procedure.

Did you participate in the selection?

AMFI will send you the selection results within 4 weeks after the selection day. Each prospective student who participates in the selection will receive a ranking number through Studielink.

The ranking number is based on your results in the selection. If your ranking number falls within the maximum number of places of 430, you will also receive a placement certificate through Studielink. You must accept your placement certificate through Studielink within two weeks.

Please note that mails from the AUAS could end up in your spam box. Make sure to check your spam box regularly.

6 January 2021