Students Tilburg University

Examination Board Law

The Examining Board is responsible for the organization and quality of examinations. In addition, its tasks involve:

  1. dealing with requests for exemption
  2. dealing with requests for an extra opportunity to take an (oral) interim examination
  3. dealing with requests for a substitute interim examination
  4. dealing with requests for special facilities during interim examinations
  5. dealing with other requests by students regarding their program of studies
  6. dealing with applications for admission to the Master’s program
  7. dealing with applications to participate in interim examinations of the second year
  8. dealing with applications for permission to write a Bachelor or Master’s thesis
  9. dealing with applications for admission to the pre-Master’s programs
  10. awarding an academic distinction (judicium)
  11. combating academic fraud and taking disciplinary action (more information)

The duties and responsibilities of the Examining Board are set out in the Higher Education and Research Act (Wet op het Hoger onderwijs en Wetenschappelijk onderzoek) and in the Law School’s Teaching and Examination Regulations (EERs) and the Rules and Regulations of Tilburg Law School’s Examining Board.

The Examining Board has delegated a number of duties to others. For instance, it appoints examiners to administer interim examinations and to determine the marks.


If you have any questions, please go to one of the academic advisors.


Tilburg Law School

Room M1.01

Tilburg University

PO Box 90153

5000 LE Tilburg

The Netherlands

It may happen that, in the information that you receive on the interim examinations or that you read on the website concerning registration for exams, different terms are used for the same things or arrangements referred to in the EERs or the Rules and Regulations of the Examining Board. However, this does not alter the spirit of the EERs or the Rules and Regulations.

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