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Course registration

Course registration

Political Science (Master's)

You are required to register for elective courses during the official registration period. When you are registered for a course, you are automatically registered for the exams, resits and the Canvas page for that course.

Course registration periods


Course registration period opens

Course registration period closes

Semester 1 - Elective courses 8 October 2019 (08:00) 15 October 2018 (13:00)
Semester 2 - Research project* You will be registered You will be registered

*A thesis market will be organised. More information on the different research projects will be given at this market. Students have to motivate their top 3 choices of research projects through a web form. Date Research Market = 20 November 17:00-19:00 at De Brug.

Specific instructions for Political Science students

The master's programme consists of the course Transnational Politics (6 EC), one specialisation module in your track (6 EC), two master's elective courses (9 EC each) and one research project (30 EC). You only register yourself for the elective courses. 

The study adviser will register all students in the master's programme for the 6 EC courses and the research project. For the latter we organize a thesis market in November after which you can send us your top 3 projects. More information on this will follow via email.

Step-by-step guide to course registration

Request enrolment in an UvA degree programme in Studielink. This requires a DigiD.* It may take up to 48 hours before you can register for courses.

* If you apply for a DigiD or make any changes to it, you will receive an activation code within 5 days.

More information on enrolment and reenrolment

Please note that you have already taken this step since applying for the master’s programme requires registration in Studielink.

Step 2: Select your courses

Go to the Course Catalogue, find your degree programme and select the courses you want to follow.

Step 3: Enter your chosen courses in the Planner

Go to, find your courses and click on ‘Add Course’.

Step 4: Check your timetable

Go to the Planner tab and view your course timetable under ‘Open timetable’. If you have registered for tutorials, make sure that there is no overlap in your timetable.

Step 5: Complete the course registration

Go to the Planner tab, check the boxes for the tutorials (WG) [or other course components] you wish to follow and click on 'Register' and then on ‘OK’.

Step 6: Check your registration

Go to the 'Overview of registrations’ tab and check your registrations.