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Examinations Board

Below you find the contact information for the Examinations Board of the Research Master Child Development and Education.

  • Topics

    Students can contact the Examinations Board regarding the following issues:

    • Applying for exemptions;
    • Approval of (elective and extracurricular) courses;
    • Approval of free or special programmes;
    • Application for dispensation of entry requirements;
    • Extending the validity of exam results
    • Complaints / requests regarding exams;
    • Mediation between examinator and student in the event of a conflict.
  • Contact

    Requests and complaints can be submitted to the Examinations Board using the online form. It is, however, recommended to first contact the Study Advisors for advice. 

    If you're not yet a student at the UvA, please contact the Examinations Board via e-mail:

    Please make sure that the following information is, at least, mentioned in your letter:

    • Full name, contact details and student number;
    • A clear description of the situation regarding the complaint or request;
    • A brief text in which you motivate your request; 
    • A brief text mentioning the actions already taken regarding the matter

    You will receive a decision on your request within 6 weeks at the most, starting from the date that you submit the request and all the necessary documents. 

  • Meeting Schedule

    The Examinations Board will meet on the following dates during the academic year 2019-2020:

    • 3 September 2019
    • 22 October 2019
    • 3 December 2019
    • 14 January 2020
    • 25 February 2020
    • 6 April 2020
    • 19 May 2020
    • 23 June 2020
  • Composition of the Examinations Board


    Chair dr. E. (Ernst) Mulder
    Vice chair prof. dr. P.F. (Peter) de Jong
    Members dr. C. (Cristina) Colonnesi
      dr. W. (Wieke) de Vente
      prof. dr. G.J. (Geertjan) Overbeek
      dr. B.J.H. (Bonne) Zijlstra
      mw. dr. E.J. (Els) Kuiper
    External member prof. (emeritus) dr. S. (Sjoerd) Karsten

    Official Secretary of the Examinations Board

    Official secretary Ms. M.M. (Meta) van Diest, PhD