Dutch Grading System

The Dutch grading system has a scale from 1 (very poor) to 10 (outstanding). The lowest passing grade is 5.5.

Erasmus School of Economics Grade Scheme

Grades

Grade range

Explanation

Frequency

10

9.5-10

Excellent

2%

9

8.5-9.4

Very good

6%

8

7.5-8.4

Good

21%

7

6.5-7.4

Satisfactory

23%

6

5.5-6.4

Pass

22%

1-5

1.0-5.4

Fail

26%

ECTS Grade conversion

Grades

ECTS Grade

8.5-10

A

7.5-8.4

B

6.5-7.4

C

5.6-6.4

D

5.5

E

1.0-5.4

F

Special marks

  • PASS/VD – Pass
  • FAIL/NVD – Fail
  • INR/GGR – Invalid result: if the obligation to attend the tutorials of an education unit has not been met
  • INSUF/ONV – Insufficient: for an education unit with partial tests and/or an examination for which a minimum to obtain (partial) result applies
  • AFE/NO – Absent from exam/ No show at examination
  • FR – Fraud