Both tracks within SEC include courses from the Graduate School of Teaching and the Faculty of Science. The rules and regulations when registering for courses differ:

Course registration

Course registration is per semester, before the start of each period there is limited time to change your enrolment (see table below for the correct dates).  You will receive an email at your students email address with a link to the digital course registration form.

If you want to change your registration, please send an email to with your name, student ID and the courses you want to (de-)register for. Please make sure to send your email before the deadline (see dates per period below).

For your Research Project you will be registered by the Student Desk of the Faculty of Science after you handed in the application form.

Please note that registration periods can be many months in advance of the course. More information on course registration for specific courses can be found on the Course Catalogue in Osiris. More information about courses and electives you can find under study programme.

Semester 2 (periods 3 and 4)

When What
30 October 2017

Students receive an email, linking to the digital course registration form.

13 November 2017

Deadline for filling out the digital form.

Please note: If you wish to follow more than one elective, contact the Student Advisor before May 29.

22 and 23 January 2018

Wijzigingsdagen / Change of enrolment days for period 3. If not satisfied with your choice, there might be limited possibilities in other courses.

3 and 4 April 2018

Wijzigingsdagen / Change of enrolment days for period 4. If not satisfied with your choice, there might be limited possibilities in other courses.

Year Calendar

Period Registration period Change of enrolment days
1 (4 Sept – 10 Nov 2017) 29 May 2017 – 12 June 2017 21 and 22 August 2017
2 (13 Nov 2017 – 26 Jan 2018)   30 and 31 Oct 2017
3 (5 Febr – 13 April 2018) 30 Oct 2017 - 13 Nov 2017 22 and 23 Jan 2018
4 (23 April – 29  June 2018)   3 and 4 April 2018

You can re-enrol as of 1 June. Make sure to finalise your re-enrolment before 1 September! If you are not enrolled before 1 September you cannot participate in the courses and exams of the first period. The re-enrolment procedure may differ per situation. Read more about (Re)-enrolment.

Please note: It is only possible to enrol with a starting date of 1 September. There is one exception; if you’re starting a Master’s programme with an official starting date in February, then you may enrol as of 1 February. Other exceptions are only possible with the explicit permission of your department or Faculty.

Termination of enrolment / Tuition fee refund

You can cancel your enrolment (application) until the start of your study programme. When enrolling per 1 September, you can cancel until 31 August at the latest, or 31 January at the latest if you are enrolling per 1 February (a starting date that applies to some programmes). In either case, you will not be required to pay any tuition fees.

If you want to unsubscribe for your education at the University of Utrecht, there are a number of things that you need to arrange. Read more about Termination of enrolment.