If you want to join the Kerckhoffs Master programme, please inform us as soon
as possible. Simply send an email to
containing your full name and email address.
This serves as a preliminary registration, and allows us to contact
prospective students for additional information and updates.
To truly enter the Kerckhoffs Master programme, you need to first
register at your primary, "home", university.
If you haven't selected your primary university yet, you can browse the
information provided by the three universities here (including details
on admission procedures for polytechnic (in Dutch: HBO) and foreign students).
After registration at the primary university has been completed, you need to register as a
computer science student
at the other two universities that belong to the Kerckhoffs Institute
(in order to follow the courses offered by
those universities, and to be able to take exams). For
admission procedure details see the following links:
By law, these
secondary registrations are free of charge. Make sure you include a
"Bewijs van Betaald Collegegeld" (proof of admission fee paid)
issued by the student administration (of your primary university) with the
secondary registration requests.
After that, you also need to complete your registration at the Kerckhoffs
Institute. Simply send another email to
, this time
stating your full name, date of birth,
student number of the primary university you registered at, and the two student
numbers corresponding to your secondary registrations at the other two
Students with a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from a Dutch university are
automatically admitted to the security master programme.
Students from a polytechnic (in Dutch: HBO) with a degree in computer
science will also be admitted, but need to follow extended programme with
additional courses that aim to cover missing parts in their background.
Check the information provided by your primary university.
Foreign students, or students with a different academic degree
will be admitted on a case by case basis. A personal interview may be part of
the admission procedure.
For more information on the security master contact
dr. Lejla Batina by phone (+31-24-3652076) or
We look forward to meet you and work with you to make this master
programme a success!