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Course registration

Course registration

Graduate School of Child Development and Education

Each semester, you are required to register for courses during the official registration period. When you register for a course, you are automatically registered for the exams, resits and the Canvas page for that course.

Course registration period

Make sure to register during the official registration period, because only then will you be guaranteed a place in your compulsory courses. The registration period for the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences for the courses offered during semester 2 of the academic year 2019 - 2020 is:

Semester Course registration period opens Course registration period closes
Semester 2 Thursday, 5 December 2019 (from 08.00) Tuesday, 17 December 2019 (until 13.00)


See below for an overview of the registration periods of all degree programmes offered at the University of Amsterdam.

Overview of registration periods of all UvA degree programmes

Step-by-step guide to course registration

Step 1: Enrol in your degree programme in Studielink

Use Studielink to request enrolment in a UvA degree programme. This requires a DigiD.* Once you have enrolled via Studielink, it may take up to 48 hours before you can register for courses.

* If you apply for a DigiD or make any changes to it, you will receive an activation code within 5 days.

More information on enrolment and reenrolment

Step 2: Select your courses

Go to the Course Catalogue, find your degree programme and select the courses you want to follow.

Step 3: Enter your chosen courses in the Planner

Go to uva.nl/courseregistration, find your courses and click on ‘Add Course’.

Step 4: Check your timetable

Go to the Planner tab and view your course timetable under ‘Open timetable’. If you have registered for tutorials, make sure that there is no overlap in your timetable.

Step 5: Complete the course registration

Go to the Planner tab, check the boxes for the tutorials (WG) you wish to follow and click on 'Register' and then on ‘OK’.

Step 6: Check your registration

Go to the 'Overview of registrations’ tab and check your registrations.

Deregistration

You can cancel course registrations at uva.nl/courseregistration. Go to the ‘Overview of registrations’ tab, check the box next to the course you wish to cancel and click on 'Deregister' and then on ‘OK’.  You can only cancel courses up until the end of the first week after the start of the course.

Please note: it is important to deregister for courses you do not plan to follow. If you do not attend a course for which you registered, the result recorded for this course will be ‘NAP’ (the Dutch abbreviation for ‘non-attendance, counted as exam attempt’). Moreover, you will be preventing a fellow student from occupying your place in the course.