- The Examination Board determines the graduation date.
- The graduation date is based on the date of your last obtained result.
- Each month has two graduation dates. Besides December, this is the 15th and last day of the month. Sundays and public holidays not included.
- If you are granted postponement, the board of examiners decides on a graduation postponement date. The postponement date will become your new graduation date, that is issued on your diploma.
- Your graduation date is essential for your deregistration in Studielink. It also affects your student funding and your DUO travel product.
Ceremony and diploma pickup
Based on the advice of the RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and the Environment) and the Government, it is decided that a limited number of activities are permitted on VU Campus.
Each year, one bachelor's degree ceremony and one master's degree ceremony are organized. These ceremonies take place in mid-September/October. As soon as the dates are known they will be published here.
Pick-up moments in 2021
The faculty plans to organize pick-up moments again in the seond half of 2021. The dates have not been determined at this time. As soon as they are, they will be published on this page.
Graduates who have indicated that they do not wish to attend a graduation ceremony ánd graduates who graduated before 01.09.2020 and have not yet received their diploma will receive an invitation.
Please note: You can only attend a pick-up moment if you have received an invitation for it. You will receive this invitation as soon as your diploma is ready voor collection.
The Examination Boards of the Faculty of Religion and Theology intend to organize graduation ceremonies on the campus this autumn. Students who graduated between 01.09.2020 and 31.08.2021 ánd who indicated they want to be present at the ceremony will receive an invitation in mid-September.
Please note: the organisation of the graduation ceremonies is of course dependent on the relevant Covid-19 regulations. In the unlikely event that the ceremony cannot take place, the graduates will be informed as soon as possible.
The planned dates are:
BA Theology (joint): October 7, afternoon*
BA Theology and Religious Studies: October 7, afternoon*
MA all programmes: October 29, afternoon*
*the exact time will be announced in the invitation
If you have any questions, please contact the student affairs department via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduations continue and are daily processed. You will receive an e-mail from the Education office as soon as your results are registered. You can check your status in Studielink. Once DUO receives your graduation date, you will see this in the ‘My educational background’ section in Studielink.
Proof of graduation
As soon as your results are processed, you can request a graduation statement via the Student Desk. Or download an electronic extract of your diploma at DUO diploma registry. An electronic extract has the same value as a certified copy of your diploma. An electronic diploma extract is free of charge and easy to download.
Graduation regulations summer 2021