Making appeal against a study progress decision

For details regarding the following provisions you can consult article 151 - 155 of the Teaching and examination regulations 2016-2017.

Making an appeal

In case you feel that your rights have been infringed you can appeal against a study progress decision within the expiry period of seven calendar days. 

The expiry period for examination decisions starts the day following the day of the proclamation (the electronic communication of examination results shall be considered as proclamation). For all other study progress decisions, the expiry period starts the day after announcement of the decision.

How and where to appeal

Internal appeals procedure

To be admissible, your appeal must be filed in the form of a signed and dated application letter submitted within the expiry period by registered mail to the Chairman of the appeals body concerned. The application must include, at the very least, your identity, the disputed decision(s) and a factual description of the objections invoked. We advise you to use the template form for internal appeal.

At the same time, you shall send by e-mail an identical electronic version of the application for information to the e-mail address indicated in the Supplementary Faculty Regulations.

In the list below you can find the Chairman of the appeals body concerned per faculty:

Faculty

Chairman

Faculty

Chairman

ES Prof. dr. Elvira Haezendonck LW Prof. dr. Wim Vandenbussche
GF Prof. dr. em. Ch. Vanden Branden PE Prof. dr. Roland Pepermans
IR Prof. dr. ir. Leo Van Biesen RC Prof. dr. Eggermont
LK Prof. dr. Romain Meeusen WE Prof. dr. Ludwig Triest

! The internal appeal committee for the IES Advanced Master LL.M International and European Law is the internal appeal committee of the Faculty RC; the internal appeal committee for the IES Advanced Master MSc. European Integration and Development is the internal appeal committee of the Faculty ES.

The decision taken will be communicated to you within twenty calendar days following the day on which your appeal was filed.

External appeals procedure

You can appeal to this decision with the Council for Disputes about Decisions on Study Progress as is described in article 155 in the Teaching and examination regulations 2016-2017.