Conversion of grades and credits obtained in Nijmegen

In the document below you will find instructions on how to convert the grades and credits you obtain at Radboud University into the grades and credits that correspond to the grading system of your home country and university.

The Dutch grading system is an absolute grading system. Grades are awarded on a scale from 0 to 10, 0 being the lowest and 10 being the highest. Grades from 6 upwards are regarded as 'pass'. In order to be awarded a diploma, one grade above 6 cannot compensate for another that is below 6; in other words, all grades must be at least 6.

To facilitate the comparison between the Dutch grading system and other related grading systems, we have included a frequency table below. This table shows the frequencies of the grades (6 and higher) that have been awarded at Radboud University during the academic year 2019-2020.

Grading distribution table Radboud University (2019 - 2020)


1.588 1,0%


9.820 6,2%


41.600 26,3%


56.865 35,9%


48.335 30,6%