Academic TranscriptsRWTH Aachen
You've passed your last exam and have successfully finished your last paper. You're probably waiting for your transcript now, so you can take the next step towards your career. Here you can find out how, when, and from whom you will receive your transcript.
As soon as the ZPA receives your last grade, it will prepare your transcript.
Final academic transcripts must be signed by the responsible deans or heads of examination boards. This can take a bit of time. Examination regulations say to expect the process to take up to three months before your transcript is ready. The ZPA will notify you, as soon as your transcript is ready for you to pick up. Please note that depending on your course of study, you will get your transcript either from the ZPA or your faculty.
You can pick up your transcript from the ZPA in person or authorize someone you trust to pick it up.
Per request, the ZPA can send you your transcript via mail. This is done via certified mail with a return receipt.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I find out, where and when I can pick up my transcript?
The ZPA will notify you as soon as you can pick up your transcript.
If you have not received your transcript three months after having turned in your exam or paper, it is best to check with your case worker to see whether your transcript is available and when and where you can pick it up.
When do I get my transcript?
The ZPA will prepare your transcript as soon as it has received your final grade. When you can pick up your transcript depends on when the responsible dean and examination board sign it. Further information is available under "transcripts". [Sprungmarke zum entsprechenden Punkt]
Do I need to personally pick up my transcript?
If you authorize someone to pick up your transcript, he/she can also pick it up for you.
Can the ZPA also send me my transcript in the mail?
The ZPA will mail your transcript, per request. This occurs via registered mail with a return receipt. The ZPA is not responsible for any damages that occur while the transcipt is in the mail.
Why doesn't my Diploma Supplement contain an ECTS ranking?
The ECTS ranking takes three graduating classes into account. The ZPA can create an ECTS ranking and include the Diploma Supplement, only after there have been three graduating classes in a course of study,. You can find out more information from your case worker in the ZPA.