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The Academic Year and grades system

The academic year in the Netherlands consists of two semesters. Each semester is then divided into two blocks, each lasting 10 weeks. Every block concludes with a short exam period. The academic year runs from the beginning of September to the end of June/beginning of July.

The Dutch grading scale consists of grades 1 to 10 where 1 is the lowest, 10 the highest and 5.5 (rounded off to a 6) the passing grade. Don’t expect the highest grades as it is rarely given, an 8 is considered very high.

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