• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Are you interested in both human cognition and computing science? Would you like to unravel human intelligence and recreate it in smart computers and systems? Does rational and logical reasoning interest you? Then our Bachelor’s Artificial Intelligence programme at Radboud University is the perfect fit for you!
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Why study Artificial Intelligence  programme at Radboud University

  • You will study in an international classroom. The first year of the Artificial Intelligence programme consists for 25% out of international students.
  • As a first-year student you will have your own mentor who will help you settle down and you will learn how to study efficiently. Furthermore, our student advisors, lecturers and study association CognAC are always on-hand to guide you.
  • You can personalise your programme by means of elective courses (including courses from other faculties or universities).
  • You can complete part of your programme studying abroad, e.g. in Australia, Canada, China, Japan, the U.S. or all across Europe.
  • Your research environment is unique. The Artificial Intelligence programme in Nijmegen collaborates closely with several renowned research institutes. For example, the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, which is world famous for its outstanding language research, and the world-renowned Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour are both on the Radboud University campus. You will be educated by lecturers from these top institutes who are working on cutting-edge research

Career prospects

After you have completed your studies and specialised in Artificial Intelligence, you will be well equipped for any number of positions when you enter the job market. 

You could find yourself working in any of a wide range of sectors, including education, healthcare, telecommunications, ICT, (crime scene) investigations, transport or financial services – in short, wherever there is a need for intelligent systems. 

In addition to a job in the commercial sector, your thorough academic training will allow you the option of working as a researcher at a university or research institute in the Netherlands or abroad. 

Examples of jobs: data scientist, developer, advisor, innovation manager, or scientific researcher.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic and Professional Skills
  • Programming 
  • Introduction Artificial Intelligence 
  • Calculus
  • Introduction to Formal Reasoning
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Programming

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • If you have completed or will complete a study programme outside of the Netherlands, then your previous education will be assessed on an individual basis to determine whether it is of sufficient level. 
  • This will be done both by the Admissions Office and by the faculty. 
  • If the level is sufficient, you could be directly admissible or additional conditions may apply (such as taking an English or Mathematics test).
  • Would you like to know if you are eligible to be admitted to this programme? Take our E-Check and instantly get an insight in your eligibility: echeck.ru.nl
  • Due to the COVID-19 outbreak which has led to the temporary closure of test centres, Radboud University currently also accepts the iBT TOEFL Special Home Edition. For all other questions regarding the coronavirus please visit our FAQ.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11471 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11471 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Nijmegen

  • 800 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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