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European School of Physiotherapy, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Amsterdam, Netherlands
The aim of physiotherapy is to help people recover from physical discomfort and ailments. If you are interested in helping others and are prepared to work hard, then the European School of Physiotherapy (ESP, bachelor's programme) at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences may be the right choice for you.
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The European School of Physiotherapy (ESP) offers an intense, three-year Bachelor's degree programme to students from all over the world. Our programme is specially designed for excellent students who wish to complete their studies in a shorter time.

Career opportunities

After completing the European School of Physiotherapy (ESP, bachelor's programme) at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, the student must be able to work independently and with a critical attitude as a professional practitioner.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Anatomy – to know about all muscles and bones that are needed for movement
  • Assessment – to test and assess musculoskeletal injuries of several joints
  • Clinical Sessions – to get real clinical experience with a patient in our to integrate previously learned knowledge and skills
  • Study and Career Planning – to understand the professional attitude towards study and future international career

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.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

To be admitted to the ESP programme you need to have completed prior education with (international) equivalent to the Dutch vwo diploma and strong written and verbal English communications skills.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10800 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3143 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Amsterdam

  • 1000 - 1500 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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