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Examination Appeals Board

16 July 2019

The Examination Appeals Board is the independent legal body of Avans University of Applied Sciences, pursuant to article 7.60 of the Dutch Higher Education and Research Act.

Filing an appeal

If you disagree with a decision made by the examination board or an examiner, you can file an appeal with the Examinations Appeal Board. This might relate to decisions:

  • taken by an examination board on whether or not to grant any exemption
  • on binding study advice
  • related to fraud
  • assessment or re-assessment of tests, examination and preliminary examination results; admission to tests and preliminary examinations; and additional opportunities to take tests or preliminary examinations.

You can also submit an appeal if the examination board or examiner refuses to make a decision.

The notice you have received stating the decision should mention at the bottom that you have the option to submit an appeal with the Examinations Appeal Board.

How to file an appeal 

Please read the instructions on the How to file an appeal page.

Examinations Appeal Board secretarial office

Postal address:

Avans University of Applied Sciences
Examination Appeals Board
Attn: the official secretary 
PO Box 90116
4800 RA Breda
the Netherlands

Email address:

Last updated on 31 July 2019.
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