Frequently asked questions regarding graduation and degree ceremony
At the Faculty of Humanities, you can only request your degree certificate via the Digital Student Service Desk.
Please take note that it is not necessary to also request your degree certificate in SIS.
If your thesis (or Bachelor's final project) is the final component of your study programme, you can request your degree certificate even if you are still working on your thesis. You do not have to wait with submitting your request until you have handed in your thesis.
Yes, you can already request your degree certificate while still waiting for the registration of your final mark in SIS.
To list courses from outside of your programme on your degree certificate, you must submit a request via the Examinations Board. Please arrange this at least six weeks before you request your degree certificate, so that the Board can attend to the matter in time.
If you are a Bachelor's student and you wish to move up to a Master's on 1 September of the following academic year, you will need to request your degree certificate before 1 July. This gives the Admissions Office enough time to check the admission requirements for the Master's and to hand out a Statement of Admission.
Please contact the Education Desk. If you have submitted a request, it can still be canceled.
You will receive an official invitation at least two weeks before your graduation ceremony informing you of the exact time, location and the number of guests you are allowed to bring. Check out the overview of graduation ceremony dates for your programme.
If you do not wish to participate in the graduation ceremony of your programme or the faculty, you can pick up your degree certificate at the Education Desk. They will let you know when you can pick up your degree certificate. A minimum of three weeks always comes between the exam date and being able to pick up your degree certificate.
Please take note that after the graduation ceremony has taken place, confirmation of graduation letters will no longer be handed out.