Minor at another university

Do you wish to take a minor at an institute of higher education other than the EUR, TU Delft or Leiden University? Please look carefully into the possibilities and bear in mind that each university has its own minor system. Minors at other universities may have a different scope or may be taught during a different period in the academic year. 

Have you made your choice? Read more about how to handle your application for a minor at another university.

Check with the relevant institute whether the minor of your choice is available for external students.

Ask the Exam Commission of your own bachelor program for permission to enter that minor in your examprogram

Apply for the minor according to the procedure of the relevant institute. Check if there are any additional steps you need to take.

What else do I need to know before I start a minor at another university?

 You can follow a minor at the beginning of your third bacheloryear. A minor is a coherent package of subjects/courses, with which you specialize or broaden your horizon.

At the EUR we offer both broadening and deepening minor. For students from Leiden University and TU Delft only the broadening minors are available. Click here for more information about the minors we offer at the EUR. Click here for more information about how to apply.

The minor education is, based on the level of education and time spent, specially designed for third year bachelor students.

The minor education is given in the first 10 weeks of the academic year. This means that the minor period at the EUR is from September till the beginning of November. Resits are in the summer (beginning of July).

The minor education at the TU Delft is given in the first 20 weeks of the academic year. At the University of Leiden the education can take place during the whole academic year. Please the schedules from the minors in Leiden and Delft and the LDE-minors, avoid overlap with compulsory courses in your bachelor's degree.

Minors at the EUR are 15 EC. There are some exceptions: the Educational minors Economy, Math and History and the minor Geneeskunde for Technische Studenten. These are 30 EC. Following a minor requires a full-time commitment (40 hours per week) during the first 10 weeks of the academic year. It is not possible to follow other courses during this period

Minors at the TU Delft are 30 EC.

Minors at Leiden University are 30 EC, most minors are also available in a 15 EC version.

From 2 May 13.00h up to 11 May 13.00h 2022 you can register your minor preferences in OSIRIS Student. Mid-May the lottery takes place. For minors in which a place is still available after the first draw, you can register in OSIRIS Student from 18 May 13.00h up until 31 May 13.00h 2022. From 15 June until 15 July 2022 it is still possible to register for minors where there are places available on a first come, first served basis. 

In order to register your grades at the EUR you need to hand in a certified Study Progress Overview to you home faculty.

The rules of the attended faculty apply to a minor. These are included in the Teaching and Examination Regulations (OER) and the Rules and Regulations (R&R) of the relevant faculty.

When you follow a minor from ESL, the OER and R&R from ESL are applicable.

A partial result from a minor is valid for 1 academic year. If you do not complete the minor with a sufficient grade within that academic year, the partial results are no longer valid.

All minors are taught in the same period. Following a minor requires a full-time commitment (40 hours per week) during the first 10 weeks of the academic year. Therefore, it is not possible to follow to two minors at the same time.

If you did not complete your minor with a sufficient grade, you can reapply for a minor in May. You can register a maximum of 5 minor preferences, and you can include your current minor as one of them. Be advised: there is no guarantee that you will be placed on the same minor.

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