Procedure and ceremony dates

When you have finished all parts of your Master’s programme:

  1. Fill out the Graduation application form1.51 MB
  2. Get the form signed by your programme coordinator.
  3. Invite an supervisor, examiner or teacher to address you during the ceremony (a laudatio), before you make an appointment with the Master's Administration Office.
  4. Make an appointment with the Master’s Administration Office to check all applications and registered marks in your file and in Osiris.
  5. The Board of Examiners will determine whether the composition of the student’s study programme complies with the programme described in the EER.

 

Application for graduation ceremony
At least four weeks prior to the graduation ceremony (see Graduation dates below), you should hand in the graduation application form at the Master’s Administration Office. You will only be assigned to a ceremony session if you arranged a speaker to address you during the session (laudatory speech).

Date of graduation
The date of graduation is the last day of the month in which you received your last grade and the Board of Examiners has made the decision that you have passed the exam. You can only graduate if your application is completed (all grades are in OSIRIS) and your application form for graduation is handed in at the Master’s Administration Office. Each month you delay your graduation request, costs you tuition fee.

After graduation
After graduation you have to actively terminate your enrolment at Utrecht University. More information can be found on the website of the UU.

Dates graduation ceremonies
The graduation ceremony takes place in the Academiegebouw of Utrecht University. Each ceremony has a limited capacity. Please make sure you hand in your Graduation Application Form well before the application deadline.

Date of graduation CeremonyDeadline application graduation
11 September 2017
10:00 - 14:00 h
14 July 2017
2 October 2017
10:00 - 19:00 h
31 August 2017
7 November 2017
10:00 - 19:00 h
6 October 2017
21 December 2017
10:00 - 19:00 h
17 November 2017
Graduation dates in 2018
Date of graduation CeremonyDeadline application graduation
2 February 2018
10:00 - 17:00 h
9 January 2018
12 April 2018
10:00 - 17:00 h
9 March 2018
5 June 2018
10:00 - 17:00 h
3 May 2018
30 August 2018
10:00 - 17:00 h
13 July 2018
13 September 2018
10:00 - 19:00 h
13 July 2018
2 October 2018
10:00 - 19:00 h
30 August 2018
8 November 2018
10:00 - 19:00 h
4 October 2018
19 December 2018
10:00 - 19:00 h
15 November 2018