Various reasons can cause study delay. If special personal circumstances are the reason for study delay, it is considered force majeure. Consider, for example, study delay caused by illness for which you needed to be hospitalized.
It is important that all UvA students receive the same reimbursement, regardless of whether you have the Dutch nationality and have student finance or not.
To be eligible for financial support, you must meet the following conditions:
Arrangements with your Study adviser or Student counsellor
For UvA students who do not have Dutch student finance, the financial compensation is set at an amount of €275 per month of the delay, with a maximum of 6 months per academic year.
Make an appointment with the Student counsellors no later than 31 December of the academic year in which the exceptional circumstances occurred. You must also fill in the form Request for financial support before 31 December (the form itself plus the required attachments).
Due to the measures regarding the coronavirus, you can call our Central Student Services Desk on (020) 525 1401 until at least Monday 6 April 2020. If necessary, our colleagues will refer you to the email address of the relevant student counsellor.