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Reduced study progression

If you do not meet the study progression requirements, you may in some cases apply for reduced study progression.

Are you eligible for reduced study progression?

As a student admitted to a study programme you must have completed a certain amount of credits each year to retain your admission to a study programme - study progression requirements.

If you do not meet the requirements for study progression due to special needs or circumstances, you may apply for reduced study progression.

You do not have to apply for reduced study progression if you study less than full-time, but meet the minimum requirements for study progression.

On which grounds can you apply for reduced study progression?

Application for reduced study progression must be justified on the grounds of special needs or circumstances, such as:

  • Long-term illness
  • Disability
  • Caretaking responsibilities

How do you apply?

If you are considering to apply for reduced study progression, please schedule a counselling meeting first. In the counselling meeting we will clarify whether reduced progression is necessary and how to proceed.

To apply for reduced study progression you must submit an application letter accompanied by documentation. There is no dedicated form or template for this letter. The application letter must state your situation and why you are in need of reduced study progression. You should also state a future plan for your course of study.

Deadlines

You can apply for reduced study progression with recurring effect, but you must apply within:

  • February 1st for the previous fall semester
  • September 1st for the previous spring semester

Requirements for documentation

  • All applications for reduced study progression must be documented.
  • In the event of illness, the documentation submitted must state that you are unable to study as a full-time student for the application period.
Published May 11, 2016 9:54 AM - Last modified Feb. 7, 2020 4:51 PM