Programs with Dutch as the language of instruction
Dutch is the language of instruction at most programs of ArtEZ.
For the programs
- Fine Art and Design in Education
- Music in Education
- Dance in Education
- Theatre in Education
- Creative Writing
- Music Therapy
You will need to have obtained level B2* when you apply. If you do not have it on application you will have the first year to obtain the correct level.
For the program
You will need to have obtain level B2 before you apply.
For all Dutch instructed Master programs level B1* is required when you apply.
If you do not meet this requirement at the selection, you will have time to gain it and to prove it with an official certificate before the start of the study year.
For all other Dutch spoken programs at least level A2* will be obliged by the end of the first academic year.
*As set by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Programs with English as the language of instruction
If the program you have been admitted to is taught in English, knowledge of this language and the accompanying communication skills are obviously essential. Therefore, students are required to take an English proficiency test and hand in a certificate stating their IELTS or TOEFL scores. Further information about this test, where to apply and where to find a local language-training centre is available at: www.ielts.org or www.toefl.org.
Minimum requirements for English-taught Bachelor courses
IELTS with a minimum score of 5.5 (overall band score) or TOEFL iBT 50 for all Bachelor courses that are taught in English. With an entrance score of IELTS 5 you can be admitted to an English-taught bachelor course, but you will be obliged to obtain a higher level of at least IELTS 5,5 by the end of the first academic year.
Minimum requirements for Master courses
IELTS with a minimum score of 6.0 (overall band score) or TOEFL iBT 70 for all Master courses that are taught in English.
For both Bachelor and Master courses you will be exempted from taking an English proficiency test if:
- You have completed all your secondary school education in English with sufficient grades.
For questions concerning whether you need to take the test or if you wish to request exemption, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The information mentioned above may be subject to change.