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Frequently Asked Questions - February 2021 start (FAQs)

If you have anything that's unclear or any questions, the answer might just appear in our FAQs. We've bundled these questions for you here for students who start in February 2021.

FAQs on the Covid-19 situation for new students planning to start their studies in February 2021

If the answer you're looking for is not in here you can also ask your question during our International Office online consulting hours.

Yes, you will have the possibility to withdraw your application with no further costs and with no further obligations before you travel to The Netherlands and no later than 31 January 2021. Should you have already paid your tuition fee, housing fee, Visa fee and/or insurance fee at that moment then these fees will be refunded to you completely. Please, also do inform the International Office via internationaloffice@saxion.nl

Please, check your e-mail. You should have received more information via e-mail on Friday 6 November 2020. If not please contact the International Office: internationaloffice@saxion.nl

Please, check your e-mail. You should have received more information via e-mail on Friday 13 November 2020. If not, please contact the International Office: internationaloffice@saxion.nl

Please note that this information only applies to students outside the EU/Schengen. Yes, via e-mail you will receive information about payment of the tuition fee, which you can pay at once or in 2 installments.

This means that you will have to be in the Netherlands at the start of the academic year 2020-2021. It is not possible to participate in this programme online. Which subjects of the programme will be taught at Saxion, will be announced at the start of the academic year. 

Please note that the situation in the Netherlands  is not back to normal, we still have to deal with many restrictions because of the Covid-19 crisis. The Saxion building will limited access most of the time. At least 70% of all study  programmes  will be taught online which means you will spend most of your time at home, following classes in our digital learning space. Saxion will unfortunately not be able to offer you an on-site introduction. We will of course arrange a wonderful introduction  programme  for you, but it will only be offered online.    

Furthermore, public life  still has its limitations in the Netherlands. We can go outside  but we keep 1,5 meters distance to other people at all times. Group gatherings are limited and in some cases not allowed and at this moment all festivals and events are cancelled for the upcoming months. Public transportation is limited and  face masks  are mandatory.   

 We understand that are looking forward to starting this new chapter in your life here in the Netherlands. your health is however the most important and due to the Covid-19 situation this means that unfortunately for the time being you will not be able to have ‘the normal student life’ here as before.  

 We want to inform you about these circumstances beforehand to prevent any disappointments once you arrive.   

Yes, you are. The amount of the scholarship will be settled proportionally with the tuition fees to be paid for February and September 2021.

In case you are a NON-EU student and you opt for a Bachelor or Short Degree Programme on-site for February 2021 your room reservation will automatically be deferred. In case you are an EU student for a Bachelor or Short Degree Programme and you made a room reservation but would like to defer please contact internationaloffice@saxion.nl. Exchange students will have to contact their Saxion school to indicate their interest.

Please, check this website

See the payment deadline here.