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Law Information Desk

The Law Information Desk, part of the Office for Student Affairs, is the first point of contact for Dutch students.International students are very welcome at our International Office.

The Law Information Desk is your port of call for:

  • questions about degree programmes in Law
  • making an appointment with a study advisor
  • questions about our study advisors’ office hours
  • questions about registering for course units, exams, seminars and tutorials
  • submitting requests to the Board of Examiners
  • questions about the ‘civil effect’ [civiel effect] and how to obtain it

You can also consult the Law Knowledgebase for questions about your programme, timetables, examinations, regulations, graduating, placements and/or other matters, or to notify us about changes to your personal circumstances.

For general questions, you can use the contact form of the Law Information Desk.

Study advisor

Appointments Call the Information Desk (050 36 35727)
Contact Contact form

Opening hours

Weekdays Times
Monday   10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday     10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday   10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (only contactable by phone* )

*This means that you cannot visit the Information Desk on Fridays to pick up your degree certificate, list of marks, etc.

Public holidays:

The Law Information Desk is closed on:

Friday 19 April (Good Friday)

Monday 22 April (Easter Monday)

Thursday 30 May (Ascension Day)

Friday 31 May (day after Ascension Day)

Monday 10 June (Whit Monday)

From Monday 15 July to Thursday 15 August, the Law Information Desk will only be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (closed in the afternoons), and on Fridays will only be contactable by phone from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

From Friday 16 August, normal opening hours will resume (Mon to Thur. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Fridays only contactable by phone from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

You can consult the Law Knowledgebase for questions about your programme, graduation, placements or other matters, to notify us of changes to your personal circumstances, or to contact the Board of Examiners/study advisor [EH2] /Law Information Desk.

Any changes to the opening hours will be announced in the Nice to Know section of the Student Portal and on this website.

Postal address Telephone

Postbus 716

9700 AS Groningen

050 36 35727
Visiting address: Turftorenstraat 21 (entrance via Uurwerkersgang)
Law Knowledgebase


Although the staff at the Office for Student Affairs do their utmost to assist students, there are times when something may go wrong. In these cases, we would like to hear about your complaint – firstly, to check whether something can still be done, and secondly, to improve the quality of our work.

If you have suggestions, feedback or complaints about your experience with the Office for Student Affairs, please communicate these via the Law Knowledgebase.

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