Exemptions

Current facets (Pre-Master)

If you think you have already obtained a course or other part of your degree programme on a comparative level, you can request the Examination Board for an exemption from this course or part of your degree programme.

Exemptions are only granted if content, level and scope of the course completed elsewhere are equal to those of the course from which you request exemption.

Common requests are exemptions from one or more courses or from the elective space.

It is not possible to obtain an exemption for the following courses or part of the programme:

  • Bachelor-1 courses
  • Bachelor seminar
  • Bachelor thesis
  • Master seminar
  • Master thesis

Submitting a request

Use Osiris MyCases to hand in your request. Pay special attention to the following aspects:

  • One exemption per request, so if you like several exemptions then you should submit several tasks;
  • Indicate for which courses (name and course code) you request an exemption and why;
  • Attach the following documents to your requests:

Exemption from all electives

Exemption from all electives of any bachelor programme (if applicable and up to a maximum of 30 cr) is granted by the Examination Board ESE based on the following diplomas:

  • Dutch HBO bachelor's degree diploma;
  • University bachelor's or master's degree diploma (from another university or faculty).

Exemption from your elective space will be granted if you pass the Educatieve Minor Economie (30 cr) of the EUR.

Exemption from a Minor

Exemption from a Minor (12 cr) is granted by the Examination Board ESE based on the following diplomas:

  • Dutch HBO bachelor's degree diploma;
  • University bachelor's or master's degree diploma (from another university or faculty).

Bachelor students IBEB or Economie en Bedrijfseconomie who have finished a pre-master Econometrics and Management Science of the ESE, can request exemption from the minor.  

Exemptions from master subjects

There are additional requirements for exemptions from master subjects:

  • No exemptions are granted from the master's seminars or thesis;
  • Exemptions and/or courses graded with 'pass' can be brought into a master's programme up to a maximum of 24 cr.

Standard exemptions

There are standard exemptions for the following students (information in Dutch):