Rules & regulations

Binding Study Advice at Leiden University

As a student of Leiden University you are entitled to good education and academic guidance. In return you are expected to meet certain requirements: the so-called BSA requirement. On this page you can learn about the criteria you are expected to meet in order to receive positive Binding Study Advice (BSA).


BSA and exceptional (personal) circumstances

What can you do if exceptional (personal) circumstances are hindering your academic progress? Sometimes your academic progress may be hindered by exceptional (personal) circumstances. The Board of Examiners is obliged to take this into consideration when issuing (binding) study advice. However you first need to take care of some important matters. On this page you can find information about how to avoid negative binding study advice if your academic progress is being hindered by exceptional (personal) circumstances.