- HAVO, VWO or MBO-4 diploma.
- Physiotherapists and other registered therapists.
- HBO nurses.
- Medical Doctors, dentists and medical students.
- Others who graduated from secondary school which is equivalent to Dutch HAVO, VWO or MBO-4 level with sufficient language ability to follow the courses.
Office of Admission
The office of Admission of the University can be contacted Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 10.00 – 12.00 and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 14.00-16.00
Study coordinator: Rob van Hees
E-mail : email@example.com
Study coordinator: Beate Lendt
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Study coordinator: Jun Huang
E-mail : email@example.com
Study coordinator: Linlin Zhou
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
general e-mail : email@example.com Mail address : Geldersekade 67, 1011 EK Amsterdam Telephone : 020-6235060 (reception desk), or direct: 020-6203371
Dean of Shenzhou Open University: Dan Tan
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration is by means of
- A completed registration form
- One recent photo of yourself (face)
- copies of diplomas and certificates, relevant to the admission.
Online registration: we prefer online registration through the website with an upload of your photo and copy of your diploma.
Registration is done per year.
Upon your first registration at our University, registration cost of € 95,– will be invoiced. After we received the payment, the registration will be completed.
We strongly advise you to send in your registration form before the 15th of July, because some English courses are quickly filled. For registration after the 15th of July, please contact the study coordinators to find out if participation in the course of your choice is still possible. In case of insufficient number of registrations, the school reserves the right to cancel the course.
Acceptable Transfer Credits
from accredited schools in the Netherlands
SOU accepts students who studied at one of the other accredited schools on TCM in the Netherlands. The student must have finished the study year with a score high enough to be, normally speaking, transferred to the next study year. A letter from the school with exam results is required. Sufficient proof by means of a statement of the former school should be delivered stating the subjects treated. SOU will compare the level of education to an equivalent level at SOU. The student may take up the study at SOU from the point of the equivalent level.
from accredited schools outside the Netherlands
Students who studied TCM at a school outside the Netherlands can take up their study at Shenzhou Open University. The student must have finished the study year with a score high enough to be, normally speaking, transferred to the next study year. A letter from the school with exam results is required. Sufficient proof by means of a statement of the former school should be delivered stating the subjects treated. Shenzhou Open University will compare the level of education to an equivalent level at SOU. The student may take up the study at SOU from the point of the equivalent level.
Challenge Examination for the Equivalent Course Level for a non-accredited Institution
When the student followed a course at a non-accredited institution in the Netherlands or outside the Netherlands, SOU offers the opportunity to do an examination. A result of 60 points is necessary. The student may take up the study at Shenzhou Open University from the level of the examination. Examination cost is charged and should be paid before the exam takes place.
Examination on request of a Professional Association
A graduate from a school outside the Netherlands, applying for membership at one of the Dutch professional associations may need to do an exam at one of the accredited educational institutes in the Netherlands. Shenzhou Open University as one of the accredited educational institutes offers this opportunity. Exams are in the English and only on request in the Dutch language. A statement of the result is sent to the professional association of which the candidate receives a copy. Examination cost is charged and should be paid before the exam takes place.