Graduation Masters in Psychology

Almost finished with your master’s programme? Submit the application form at least two weeks in advance of the anticipated graduation date, because of possible restitution of tuition fees. Please, check the schedule of the graduation dates and the diploma ceremonies.

Master standing next to the 'Zweetkamertje'

Master standing next to the 'Zweetkamertje'

You have finished your master's programme after you've passed your last study task. Master’s diplomas are dated the last working day of the month in which the last unit of study was assessed. The graduation ceremony is held at another time.

There will be master's diploma ceremonies six times a year in the Academy building. 


Please, always fill in the application form and mail or hand in the form at the Student Services Centre at least two weeks in advance of the expected graduation date (you may consult the schedule).

Please, consult your Academic Requirements in uSis and add the courses you followed and which are not shown.

Graduation Master's students in Psychology

Date of last grade

Degree Completion
September, 2016 or before September, 30, 2016 Wednesday, November, 30, 2016
October, 2016 or before        October, 31, 2016 Wednesday, November 30, 2016
November, 2016 or before    November, 30, 2016   Wednesday, February, 15, 2017
December, 2016 or before    December, 23, 2016 Wednesday, February, 15, 2017
January, 2017 or before       January, 31, 2017      Wednesday, April, 12, 2017
February, 2017 or before      February, 28, 2017    Wednesday, April, 12, 2017
March, 2017 or before         March, 31, 2017         Wednesday, June, 14, 2017
April, 2017 or before            April, 28, 2017          Wednesday, June, 14, 2017
May, 2017 or before            May, 31, 2017            Week 38
June, 2017 or before            June, 30, 2017  Week 38
July, 2017 or before            July, 31, 2017            Week 41
August, 2017 or before         August, 31, 2017 Week 41

De-registration and re-imbursement of tuition fees


As a Master you are invited to put your signature on the wall of the 'Zweetkamertje'

As a Master you are invited to put your signature on the wall of the 'Zweetkamertje'

Two weeks before the diploma ceremony at the latest, invitations are sent to the students. The ceremonies last approximately 10 minutes, and include a personal speech by the thesis supervisor or the internship supervisor. After the ceremony, you are invited to put your signature on the wall of the 'zweetkamertje'.

Please, watch some of the pics of the master's diploma and graduation.


Academy Building
Leiden University locations
Rapenburg 67-73
2311 GJ Leiden



If you are unable to participate in the diploma ceremony, please inform the Student Services Centre at the least three weeks before the communicated date. In this case, you can collect your diploma from the Student Services Centre starting on the first day after the official diploma ceremony. When collecting your diploma, you must be able to prove your identity.

Last Modified: 06-03-2017