Studying and Student life

Special examination arrangements

When you want to make an examination arrangement (e.g. more time to complete the exam, enlargements of exam questions) because of dyslexia, a disability or a (chronic) illness, your must submit a request in advance.

Request for examination arrangement

You make a request by filling in this form. Be sure to enclose some form of written evidence of your condition, such as a medical certificate.

Please note: evidence must be uploaded in PDF format and must contain at least an official letterhead, signature and date. Documents in Word or photographs and in other languages than Dutch, English or German will not be accepted. More information.

If your request is approved, you will be sent a Decision Examination Arrangement. If there are questions about your request, the Dean of Students will contact you by mail.

Special examination arrangements

If you wish to use the special examination provisions which are available to students with a disability, you must follow the procedure below for each examination.

  • Register to take the written examinations in the Exam Registration.
  • You can register for an examination using the online Exam Registration at any time up to the closing date, which is 10 working days prior to the examination. If you miss this deadline, you can still register at the Student Desk, but must do so no later than 5 working days prior to the date of the examination. After your first late registration follows an warning. In following cases administrative costs will be charged.
  • The time of the examination is subject to alteration until 5 working days prior to the day on which it is to be held. Any changes will be shown in the overview in the Exam Registration.
  • 5 Working days prior to the examination date, the Student Administration department will send confirmation of the time and location to your Tilburg University email address.
  • If you have been granted special examination provisions for the examinations, your registration will automatically be adjusted accordingly. You will receive the confirmation 5 working days prior to the examination, just like all other students. The starting time shown on your confirmation can be up to thirty minutes earlier or later than for students who are sitting the examination in the main room.
  • You are obliged to bring a print-out of the confirmation, together with your Tilburg University card or another valid form of identification (drivers’ license, ID card or passport) to the examination room.
  • If you decide not to take the exam, please inform tentamenorganisatie@tilburguniversity.edu at least 1 working day prior to the date of that examination.
  • The examination provisions granted to you apply for the entire academic year unless otherwise stated.
  • The regulations which apply to all students sitting an examination can be found on the web page regulations for written examinations.

Course evaluation

For privacy reasons you will not receive the course evaluation form, if you are doing an exam with facilities in a separate hall. This is because you will be practically the only one, so your answers would be easily traced back to you.