Education

Academic calendar

The academic year runs from September 1 through to July 30th. All faculties follow a semester calendar: the first semester lasts from September until December/January. The second semester courses start in January/February.


Academic system & grading

The University offers different graduate and non-graduate (certificate) programmes. The study load in the Dutch university system is specified in credits based on the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). Students receive a mark out of ten for their examination courses.


Tests & Exams

Each programme has a teaching and examination regulation describing the types of exams, re-sits, special situations where extra time is allowed, and other academic rules and regulations. Evaluation range from written to oral presentations.