Each year up to 20 students will be admitted to the master's programme. A selection committee will review the applications.
The application requirements are:

  • Master degree (bachelor students with exceptional motivation and commitment could also be accepted).
  • Scientific interest and motivation.
  • Good knowledge of the English language. The norms are IELTS: 6.5, TOEFL: 575 (paper)/232 (computer)/90 (internet)/720 (TOEIC2), or Cambridge certificate: CAE-C. ‚Ä®For further specifics, please check the English language tests on the website of Leiden University.

Upon successful completion of the programme, students will receive a Master of Science degree Vitality and Ageing from the medical faculty of Leiden University.