Academic Rules and Regulations

The Academic Rules and Regulations outline important aspects of studying at University College Utrecht. Read the document carefully.

A new edition is released every academic year and is applicable to all students, no matter when you started:

Download ARR 2023-2024, remains valid until 31 August 2024

Download ARR 2024-2025

A summary of the most important changes in 2024-2025:

  • Art 3.6.2c
    7,5 credit thesis removed as alternative to the 15 credit thesis, with one transition year. So, the option stays in place for students who are in their final year in ’24-‘25.
  • Art 3.6.2h
    New cohort requirement only (so for new degree students starting in Fall 2024): 7,5 methodology credits at level 1 for HUM majors. UCACCMET13 will be offered twice per year in the future.
  • Art 3.6.2h
    More options for level 2 HUM methodology: ACCMET22/23/24, ACCSTA21, ACCWRI21 and ACCMET2J added. Also, new course MET26 Logic replaces one group of MET25. This works retrospectively for all students.
  • Art 3.6.2h
    UCACCSTA21 added as alternative SSC methods requirement for students doing a SCI/SCC major. This works retrospectively for all students.
  • Art 3.6.2h
    New course MET26 Logic is also added to the options for SSC methodology. POL and LAW fellow have agreed.
  • Art 3.6.3
    Expanded to better explain BSc requirements
  • Art. 3.13
    improved description of the teaching structure

The edition for the next academic year is usually published in June.
Older versions can be found below, but are only meant for reference. they are not valid anymore once a new version has been effectuated.

Older ARRs