Deferral procedure

*Please note that as per next academic year (2019/2020), the MA in Development Studies tuition fee will increase to € 17,500

Do you have an unconditional first admission letter for the MA in Development Studies for 2018-19 and want to defer your admission to 2019-2020?

Please re-register via Studielink. Please note that you can only re-register using studielink only in October 2018. You will not be able to defer your application before that.

Studielink is the national Dutch system for registration in Higher Education. You will first have to re-register with Studielink and continue in the Erasmus University Portal to apply to the ISS programme. You took these steps last year and will have to follow the same route this year.

Re-register using Studielink

You will need your Studielink username and password. NB - please do not try to login more then 4 times. If you do, your Studielink account will be locked. Please use the Forgotten username and/or password link instead (see below).

Forgotten your username and/or password? Click on lost username/password link and a new password will be sent to your email address.

Once you have logged in to Studielink, go to your applications, add new enrolment and apply again for the MA in Development Studies:

  1. You have to select Erasmus University Rotterdam, MA in Development Studies
  2. The official name of The Hague is ‘s-Gravenhage and this is how it is listed in Studielink. Please select ‘s-Gravenhage.

EUR Admission Portal

After completing your application in Studielink you will receive an invitation by email to follow up on your application in the EUR Admission Portal. To continue in the Portal you will need the Erna details you received when you applied last year, you will not receive it again; use the forgot username/password button if you have forgotten your Erna.

The first question in the EUR Admission Portal will be: Are you a first time applicant to the ISS MA programme? You choose: no.

Then select the Major you were originally accepted for. Click Continue on each of the subsequent pages until you come to the question: How do you intend to cover the costs.

Once you have done this, you must click "SUBMIT" at the bottom of the page.

The ISS admission office will check whether you are accepted to the programme. If confirmed, you will receive an admission letter for the academic year 2019-2020.