Committee for Appeals and Objections (CBB)

You can lodge an appeal with this committee against a written decision which directly affects your interests within six weeks of the date of the decision. Such decisions may include the following: you have a negative appraisal or been informed that your position will cease to exist.

If you disagree with the contents of a decision regarding your position, you can lodge an objection by writing a letter of appeal to the Executive Board.

Contents letter of appeal

Your letter of appeal must at least include the following:

  • Your name, address, place of residence and phone number;
  • The date on which the appeal is lodged (the date of the appeal);
  • A clear description of the decision against which you are appealing;
  • Your arguments for why the decision is unjust.

The letter of appeal must be signed and, if at all possible, you are required to include a copy of the disputed decision.


Please send your letter of appeal to:

Executive Board of Leiden University
P.O. Box 9500
2300 RA Leiden

Regulations for Appeals and Objections (CBB)


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Last Modified: 18-07-2013