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Do you want to make a complaint about undesirable behaviour?

Last modified on 23-12-2022
Are you experiencing undesirable behaviour such as bullying, sexual harassment, aggression or discrimination, or are you being treated unjustly? Find out how to make a complaint.
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Any form of undesirable behaviour is unacceptable. If you are confronted with such behaviour during your studies, you can make a formal complaint.

Undesirable behaviour by a fellow student

Do you have a conflict or problem with a fellow student or are you being treated disrespectfully by a fellow student? The confidential adviser can advise you. However, you cannot make a formal complaint against a fellow student.

Undesirable behaviour by a staff member

Are you facing undesirable behaviour or unjust treatment from a staff member? You can share your story in private with a confidential adviser and receive guidance and advice. A confidential adviser can also help you draw up your statement if you'd like to make a complaint. You may also do this yourself or with the help of someone else.

Make a complaint

Describe your complaint and email it to the Complaints Committee: klachtencommissie-uva@uva.nlExternal link.

What happens next

Please see the UvA Complaints RegulationsExternal link for a detailed description of the procedure.