Actuarial Science

Actuarial Science

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: 1 April
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: September
International tuition: €9,280
Domestic tuition: €2,038

Program overview

Thousands of factors that influence our lives are formulated into a hazard model that emulates reality as closely as possible. These models are constantly updated to ensure they accurately reflect interest rates, inflation and other rising costs, as well as demographic, ethical, legal and fiscal developments. Actuarial Science is therefore an exact degree programme, providing students with a unique insight into society and people’s lives.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus



1. Secondary School Diploma 2. English Proficiency TOEFL IBT: 92 points overall and 22 points for each sub-score (TOEFL institution code: 9011) IELTS (Academic test): 6,5 Overall and 6,0 for each sub-score Cambridge Assessment English Certificate in Advanced English: 170 Points Overall and in each skill Certificate of Proficiency in English: 170 Points Overall and in each skill 3. Mathematics Proficiency 4. UvA Matching for International students

Career opportunities

Actuaries have excellent prospects on the labour market. Actuaries are essential for conducting risk management at financial institutions, and the Actuarial Science programme constantly anticipates future developments and societal needs. For example, at the moment, there is a great deal of demand for financially and economically trained actuaries. Actuaries can work for: insurance companies pension funds banks consultancies the Dutch Central Bank (the regulatory authority), other financial institutions and organisations government bodies