VUmc School of Medical Sciences distinguishes one Central Examination Board and two Shared Examination Boards; one for the Medical bachelor- and master program and one for the three medical sciences: Epidemiology, Cardiovascular Research and Oncology.
The Central Examination board, which mandates the Shared Examination Boards, executes its tasks according to the “Wet op het Hoger onderwijs en Wetenschappelijk onderzoek (WHW)” and is the establishment, which objectively and professionally assesses whether or not a student fulfills the criteria, the education- and exam regulations has set with regard to knowledge, insight and skills, necessary to obtain the degree. The Central examination board operates at Faculty level.
Members of the Central Examination Board
|Chair||Ms. dr. I.E. van der Horst - Bruinsma
|Vice Chair||Prof. dr. A.J.L.M. van Balkom|
|Member||Ms. dr. I. Bijnsdorp|
|Member||Ms. dr. R. Kusurkar|
|External member||Drs. K.H. Visser|
|Secretary||Ms. drs. C. van Oirschot
The Shared Examination Board Epidemiology, Cardiovascular Research and Oncology processes requests of students concerning examination and supervises the quality of the exams from the education programs it is responsible for. The Shared Examination Board is also the establishment that handles the study program of the individual students.
This page provides information for students of the master programmes Cardiovascular Research and Oncology.Plan of action
The application and handling of students’ requests pursue the following plan of action:
- The request is submitted by the student;
- The student receives an automatic confirmation of receipt;
- The official secretary assesses whether or not a request meets the regulations for application. If not, the request is not handled by the Shared Examination Board. The student will receive a message to notify him/her;
- The official secretary assesses whether or not the request is admissible for the Shared Examination Board. If not, the request is not handled by the Shared Examination Board
- The student will receive a message to notify him/her;
- The official secretary asks for additional information from the student when necessary;
- The request will be dealt with by the Shared Examination Board ;
- The student receives the decision on his/her request of the Shared Examination Board within 30 days after the receipt of the request via a digital letter (via e-mail) and a hardcopy via regular mail.
The following requests can be submitted to the Shared Examination Board. Click on the link to go to the appropriate form:
|1. Exemptions, personal requests and complaints
|2. Approval of optional courses||approval form|
|3. Approval of Internships||approval form|
|4. Approval of Literature Studies
Rules for filing a request
- Ask yourself the question; is my request applicable to the Shared Examination Board or should I apply my question elsewhere?
- First check the “Academic and Examination Regulations (OER)” and the “Rules and Regulations (RR).
- Requests to the Shared Examination Board have to be filed using one of the digital request forms, unless otherwise indicated.
- Requests, questions or letters that are not filed using the digital forms will not be answered.
- The mark list has to be attached.
Members of the Shared Examination Board
|Chair||Ms. dr. I. Bijnsdorp
|Vice Chair||Prof. dr. H.W.M. Niessen
|Member||Ms. dr. M.J. Greuter|
||Dr. D.M. Pegtel
|Official Secretary||Ms. drs. C van Oirschot
The Shared Examination Board will inform the student of the decision within 30 days after filing the request. The applicant receives an e-mail message about the decision or the progress of the request.