The Examinations Board of a programme assesses whether each student meets the programme requirements for obtaining a degree. In this way the Examinations Board plays a crucial role in monitoring the quality of the certification process.
The duties and powers of the Examinations Board include:
It is important for the Examinations Boards to be able to operate independently and expertly. This relates to an Examinations Board’s position within the organisation, the appointment and composition of its members and its duties and powers.
Each UvA Examinations Board consists of at least three members: a chairperson, a deputy chairperson connected to the programme, and one external member.
You can find more information on the legal framework and the Examination Board's composition, duties and powers in the Examinations Board Guide.