Students Tilburg University

Examination Board Humanities and Digital Sciences

The Examination Board is in charge of administering the final examination and determining the result. It is also in charge of the implementation of the rules and regulations drawn up by the Faculty.

The rules and regulations are laid down each year in the Course and Assessment Regulations (Dutch: Onderwijs- en Examenreglement (OER)).

The Examination Board lays down the rules to promote examinations being conducted properly, and takes appropriate measures if these rules do not suffice or are not complied with. The Board can give guidelines and directives with regard to the assessment (of the examination) of a student.

Individual students’ study programs

The Examination Board is also the body that deals with requests regarding individual students’ study programs. These requests can pertain to the following:

Request for electives

2  Requests for a minor

  • A minor request for students of the Bachelor's programs Communication and Information Sciences (CIW), Philosophy (PHIL), Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS), Online Culture (CS) and Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence (CSAI) can be submitted via an online application. Further information on how to use this online application can be found in the Student manual. Attention: a VPN connection is required to access the online application.

3  Request for admission to the graduation phase

4  Request for admission to the (Pre-)Master’s program

5  Change of study programs

Request for exemptions

Request for an one-time extra examination opportunity

The Examination Board is responsible for the admission of prospective students to the Bachelor’s and Master’s programs. Finally, the Examination Board is also responsible for administering the colloquium doctum (university entrance examination for those not qualifying on the basis of previous education).


Requests can be submitted via e-mail: . You can use the forms above. If the correct form is not included, please send a motivated request, stating your student number (SNR) and education, to .

A request to the Examination Board is dealt with within six working weeks.