Bachelor students from all disciplines are welcome to apply for the programme.

The application for Da Vinci 2021 - 2022 will open in September 2021. 

The application deadline is expected to be at the end of September. The exact date will be published here, together with a link to the application form.


We ask you to send us:

  • Your CV;
  • A transcript of your grades list;
  • An eye-catching video pitch (exactly 3 minutes) in which you:
    • Motivate why you want to become part of this project and work with colleagues to make a real prototype; and
    • Demonstrate your idea for a sustainable challenge (linked to the UN Sustainable Development Goals)

Selection interviews

We will admit approximately 30 students this year from varying degree programs. Students who send us captivating video pitches that arouse our curiosity will be invited for a group interview, where you pitch your idea for a sustainable challenge and discuss it with other students. Shortly after this you will be informed of our decision.

Admission requirements

  • You want to look across disciplinary boundaries;
  • You are a creative thinker;
  • You want to make a true connection to yourself and the group;
  • You are a good communicator;
  • You have respect for each scientific discipline and believe that every academic background is necessary to find the missing piece of a puzzle; 
  • You are able to take responsibility and ownership; 
  • You have an entrepreneurial  attitude;
  • You are resilient and not afraid to fail

Due to the corona virus, changes to the selection procedure and the programme can be made, depending on the circumstances. Up to date information is published on the website.

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