Dutch students who wish to apply after the May 1 deadline, please contact the admissions office.
Without GRE and Toefl/IELTS test scores your file is not complete. In case your official test score report has not arrived yet, you may upload a screen shot of the ETS page that shows your GRE or Toefl scores.
Yes, the application fee is $ 50 (non-refundable). Applicants from countries on the OECD DAC list pay a reduced application fee ($ 10, non-refundable) Payment is by credit card only.
TI requests to upload the following document:
You will also need to provide names and email addresses of two individuals who are prepared to act as references.
Incomplete files will not be considered.
GRE and Toefl/IELTS scores must meet TI’s minimum requirements.
It is possible to fill out the application form and upload your documents in multiple sessions. Do not forget to save before you close the form. Once you have submitted, you can no longer make any changes. Contact the admissions officer in case you would like to make changes.
You can use ‘Review Application’ at the end of your application form in Embark to check if you have answered all the required questions and uploaded the required documents. We advise you to double check your entire application for completeness. Also make sure to remind your referees to submit their reference letters on your behalf before the admission deadline. You can check the status of your recommendation letters when you login to your application in Embark. You will also be notified by (automated) email if your recommender has submitted your online recommendation in Embark. Files that are not complete (incl. reference letters) at the deadline will not be reviewed.
After preliminary acceptance you will need to submit certified copies of grade transcripts and diploma’s (never send us the original diploma’s).
A certified copy is a photocopy with an endorsement or stamp that states that it’s a true copy of the primary document. You can certify copies of your documents at your school or sometimes at the municipality or notary.
Yes, you will need to apply again and upload all required documents.
All complete files will be reviewed in the month after the February 1 admission deadline. You can expect an admission decision within eight weeks. After February 15, rolling admission. You can expect to hear from TI within eight weeks.
The TI website and our online admission program provide detailed information. If you still have questions, please address email@example.com. Any other address you use will cause delay.
No, this is not possible. Tinbergen Institute is a gateway to PhD positions for students who completed TI’s MPhil program.
For PhD positions we refer to the job openings at the universities.