Why do I need to write a motivation letter?

Frequently asked question

A motivation letter is one of our admission criteria. In a one-page letter you need to describe why you want to participate in a specific course.

Please be aware that you need to upload
a separate motivation letter
for each course application!

What do we expect from a motivation letter?
Please indicate in your motivation letter why you want to follow this specific course, why you want to follow the course at KIT Amsterdam, what do you expect to learn and how you will apply your newly gained competencies from the course in your work, what kind of benefits will it bring to your future career, etc. Describe a relevant problem you have experienced in the last two years that you would like to discuss during this specific course. Your motivation should be about ½-1 page. Please do not repeat your CV again.