Study results

The Student Administration processes the results achieved by students for their examinations, theses and other tests and assignments. These study results are recorded and managed in our student progress monitoring system (Osiris). This information is used to determine how far a student has progressed within their respective educational programmes. Students can access their results via the Web.

 

EUR students can view all their study results in Osiris Student. This system can be accessed by visiting https://sis.eur.nl/student in a web browser and logging in with your ERNA account details. You can then verify whether all your study results are administrated by EUR and that all required ECTS are assigned to you by generating a 'Study Progress Report' in Osiris Student. This process is explained in more detail here, or scroll down.

The period in which the university must disclose the marks for tests vary per academic programme, and is stated in the Course and Examination Regulations (CER) of the programme. To access this information concerning your programme, refer to the section 'Results of Examinations' in the CER of your programme or faculty.

Since 1 January 2018, the validity period of completed courses, including granted exemptions, is unlimited. The Dean may only limit the term of validity of a completed course if the knowledge, insight or skills tested are demonstrably outdated. (art. 8.3.1 Teaching and Examination Regulations (TER) Bachelor Programmes ESHCC / art. 9.3.1 TER Master Programmes ESHCC).

This means that since 1 January 2018 results of completed courses can no longer expire. If you have obtained results that expired before 1 January 2018, this will become visible with a * on your study progress overview in Osiris. In case you have an expired result, you may submit a request for an extension of the term of validity via Osiris Case.

If there is no * with your course result, then your course result did not expire and you do not need to submit a request to the Examination Board.

The term of validity of interim exams is limited to the academic year in which the interim exam took place (art. 8.3.3 TER Bachelor Programmes ESHCC / art. 9.3.3 TER Master Programmes ESHCC).

In their Course and Examination Regulations, programmes provide more comprehensive information regarding the requirements students must satisfy in order to pass a programme’s examination. A student will graduate when all of these requirements have been satisfied. 
Click here for an overview of the locations of the Course and Examination Regulations for all EUR programmes.

An examination programme for an academic programme contains all criteria participants of that programme must meet to complete said programme. These criteria consist of all the tests, courses, minors, assignments and theses students must successfully complete before they can graduate from the academic programme. One manner in which students can view their relevant examination programme is by accessing a Study Progress Overview in Osiris Student. Refer to the next section for more information on this subject. 

When you want to know to what extent you have completed the examination programme of your academic programme, you can access Osiris Student and generate a Study Progress Overview. Refer to the below two steps:

To generate a Study progress review report, click on the 'Progress' tab in Osiris Student. You'll then enter the 'Study progress review' tab in the next menu. This tab will show all the academic programmes you're enrolled in. Either click on 'Show on screen' next to a programme to view the Study progress report on that programme from your browser, or click on 'Download file' to download the report in pdf-format. 

Before generating the report, directly below the available progress reviews, you can select whether you want to filter out test results that do not contribute towards your completion of the programme via the 'Options' settings. Finally, you can also turn on the option to show any missing results of courses that are required to complete the academic programme ('Print courses still to be taken?'), as well as turning on the option to show your 'weighted average grade' of all the completed courses in the progress review report.

Once you generated the report, first review the 'ECTS credits' section to get a quick overview of the extent to which you achieved all ECTS-credits for your programme, as well as the credits you supposedly achieved outside of the academic programme. Use the next section ('Programme') to get an overview of the extent to which you completed each year within the programme. Lastly, use the 'Grades - Study programme' section to get a detailed breakdown of all the courses you passed and failed.

Keep in mind that it's possible some of your results ended up in the 'Grades - Other' section, instead of the above-stated 'Grades - Study programme' section. If this is the case, your study progress overview will show you did not pass each component in the academic programme, even though you might have passed each in reality. You can verify the validity of this information by ascertaining that each course missing in the Programme' is listed in the 'Grades - Other' section, and by verifying that its credits are not shown in brackets and a valid grade is included. Credits shown in brackets represent uncompleted components.  

For processing study results, EUR applies the Dutch numerical assessment system. This system is explained below. In addition, a number of alphabetical designations are used in Osiris Student. These are also explained below. 

In the Netherlands, a numerical assessment system for study results is used. This is, of course, also used by EUR. This system uses a scale that runs from 1 (very poor) to 10 (excellent). Refer to the table 'Dutch assessment system' down below. For more information on this system, continue reading after the table.

Table: Dutch assessment system

Result

Explanation

10

Outstanding *

 9

Very good *

 8

Good

 7

Highly satisfactory

 6

Satisfactory

 5

Unsatisfactory (compensable)

 4

Insufficient

 3

Highly unsatisfactory *

 2

Highly unsatisfactory *

 1

Highly unsatisfactory *

Source: www.nuffic.nl | * The marks 1 through 3, 9, and 10 are rarely given.

A 6 (rounded off) is the minimum mark needed to achieve a ‘pass’. For marks with one decimal point, 5.5 is the minimum for a ‘pass’. The below-stated table explains this in more detail.

Dutch grades

10

9.5 - 10

excellent

9

8.5 - 9.4

very good

8

7.5 - 8.4

good

7

6.5 - 7.4

satisfactory

6

5.5 - 6.4

pass

1 - 5

1.0 - 5.4

fail

Almost all of the study results in Osiris Student are stated based on the above numerical system. However, some alphabetical designations are also used. You may come across these designations when you review your study progress in Osiris Student. Refer to the table below for an explanation of these abbreviated descriptions.

Table: descriptions corresponding to results in Osiris at EUR, in alphabetical order

Assessment

Description

ER

Own Risk

FR

Fraud

G

Good

I

Insufficient

NO

No show

N

No show; forfeited

NVD

Fail

NGR

Result pending

O

Unsatisfactory

SL

Highly unsatisfactory

S

Sufficient

VW

Removed

VD

Pass

V

Satisfactory

VR

Exemption

VT

Exemption (progress-related grant)

V *

Exemption valid for a limited period

VC

Exemption with retention of mark

ZC

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Visit the web page 'Requesting documents and statements' to request documents such as statements of your achieved study results, certified copies of diplomas, list of marks and supplements, requests to authorise a third person to collect your documentation, and other more.

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