Hogeschool van Amsterdam

Admission requirements

Sport Studies - track ISMB

To be admitted to Sport Studies - track International, Sports, Management and Business (ISMB) you need to have completed secondary education equivalent to the Dutch havo, vwo or mbo-4 level and strong written and verbal English communications skills. Due to the limited number of study places, a selection day is part of the admission procedure.

Secondary education

You need to have completed havo, vwo or mbo-4 level.

English language requirements

Sport Studies - track ISMB is taught entirely in English. Therefore, you will need to have strong written and verbal English communications skills.

Sport Medical Examination

Before you start the programme you need to have passed a sport medical examination at an independent organisation of sport medical professionals in the Netherlands.

Disability or chronic illness

For candidates with a disability or chronic illness we have a separate procedure for the admission of Sport Studies - track ISMB.

Questions admisson requirements

Do you have questions about the admission procedure, please contact Karin Kuechler via sportstudies@amsterdamaus.com or +31 6 211 58 165.’

Secondary education

You must have completed a suitable level of secondary education. The international equivalents of the required level include:

  • International Baccalaureate
  • British A levels
  • German (Fach)Abitur
  • French Baccalauréat

This means that you should have completed your secondary education at university entrance level in preferably Mathematics,  Economics or Business. If you attended school outside the Netherlands, you will be required to send your diploma and academic records to the admissions office when you apply for Sport Studies - track ISMB. Your diploma and academic records will be reviewed after your application. Please visit the credential evaluation page for additional information.

English language requirements

Sport Studies - track ISMB is taught entirely in English. Therefore, you will need to have strong written and verbal English communications skills. If you have completed secondary or post-secondary education at an accredited institution where English was the language of instruction, you will not need to provide proof of your English proficiency. Otherwise you will be required to provide academic proof of your English level.

To do so, you will need to submit:

  • Your academic IELTS or TOEFL test scores, from a test completed within the past 12 months.
  • For IELTS, you must have a score of 6.0 or higher. For TOEFL, must have a minimum score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based) or 80 (internet-based) 
  • None of the sub-scores may be lower than 6 (IELTS) or 20 (TOEFL).

For more information about these tests, visit the IELTS and TOEFL websites. 

Sport Medical Examination

Before you start the programme you need to have passed a sport medical examination at an independent organisation of sport medical professionals in the Netherlands.

Disability or chronic illness

For candidates with a disability or chronic illness we have a separate procedure for the admission of Sport Studies - track ISMB.

Questions admisson requirements

Do you have questions about the admission procedure, please contact Karin Kuechler via sportstudies@amsterdamaus.com or +31 6 211 58 165.’

Gepubliceerd door  Faculteit Bewegen, Sport en Voeding 31 oktober 2019