2. Enrol with Studielink
For most degree programmes you need to apply with Studielink. Studielink is the online enrolment application for higher education in the Netherlands. Only for private degree programmes you have to apply directly to the institution.
Universities and institutions for higher vocational education (HBOs) have a strict admission policy. Also strict deadlines for application apply to numerus fixus programmes, as well as for several HBO degree programmes with additional entrance requirements. Therefore, always contact the institution of your choice and ask for the admission requirements.