Bachelor Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences

Selection procedure

Selection for 2023-2024 enrollment

A selection procedure is in place for the Bachelor program Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences. The maximum number of students that can enroll in this program for the academic year 2023-2024 is 325.
Do not get discouraged. Give the selection procedure your best shot.

Why selection?

TU/e is known for our small-scale, personal approach. To maintain this approach and the high quality of our programs, we need to ensure that the right students enroll in our most popular bachelor’s degree programs. For this reason, we appeal to you as a prospective student to give your choice of program a lot of thought. In addition, if there are more applications than we can accommodate, we will select those students who best match our selection profile.

Selection procedure

The selection procedure has the following criteria:

  • Grades list (2/3)
    (Check the regulations for further details)
    • Register before 15 January 2023.
  •  Your score on the cognitive test (1/3)
    • Do you want to prepare yourself? You can do this via this link
  • Filling out the online skills and motivation questionnaire
  • Your participation in all activities of the online selection day
    • Participation is mandatory and is part of the selection procedure. If you have very serious reasons for not being able to attend this day, you can submit a request via

Make sure that you meet these criteria, for instance by sending in the required documents in time. Otherwise, you may run the risk of being excluded from enrollment, which would be a pity.

For detailled information, please check the selection regulations below.

Selection Day 18 March 2023

If you want to start the AUBS program in September 2023, you are required to take part in the selection day on 18 March 2023. Candidates living outside of the Netherlands will be able to participate online.

Candidates can submit a motivated application up until January 31, 2023 (23:59), including required proofs, to the ESA Director through to be considered for the exceptions procedure to not be present at the selection day on campus or to participate online. Students with insurmountable issues against online proctoring can also request an alternative via which will probably take place at the campus. This request has to be done before 31 January, 23.59 h. In cases of force majeure, such a request may be made up to two working days before the selection activity. 

NB: Keep an eye on your email spam inbox. Always use the email address that you have used to register in Studielink. You will receive several emails about the selection procedure. For Dutch citizens: you can sign in to Studielink by means of DigiD. If you do not have a DigiD yet, make sure you request one at least a month before the official application deadline.

SELECTION PROCEDURE Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences EXPLAINED

Viviane tells you here how she experienced it

Students with a previous education outside the Netherlands should submit a complete application via Studielink and Osiris portal before 15 January 2023.

More questions?

If you have general questions about selection? Please contact us at
For specific questions related to the bachelor’s degree program, fill in the contact form below.