Examination Regulations

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All currently valid degree program and subject-specific examination regulations as well as the comprehensive examination regulations can be found in the Official Announcements.

You can find expired versions of the examination regulations in the Archive of official announcements.


General examination regulations

For Bachelor's and Master's degree programs, there are general examination regulations that contain regulations that apply to all degree programs, including the evaluation of examinations, the repetition of examinations, and graduation documents. Separate general examination regulations exist for each of the teaching-related Bachelor's degree programs, the teaching-related Master's degree programs, and for the extension of a teaching-related degree.

The general examination regulations relevant to you only apply in conjunction with your course-specific or subject-specific examination regulations. The overarching examination regulations for the extension of a teaching degree only apply in conjunction with the general examination regulations for the teaching-related Bachelor's and Master's degree programs and the respective subject-specific examination regulations.

Course-specific or subject-specific examination regulations

Your course-specific or subject-specific examination regulations contain rules that relate specifically to the course or subject you are studying. These include, among other things, regulations regarding the degree awarded upon successful completion, the calculation of grades, the final thesis, or the cancellation of module grades. Your course-specific or subject-specific examination regulations only apply in conjunction with the overarching examination regulations that apply to you.

Supplementary provisions

In the summer semester 2020, winter semester 2020/21, summer semester 2021 and winter semester 2021/22, supplementary regulations to the general examination regulations were issued, which contained special regulations that responded to the problems and imponderables that arose as a result of the Corona pandemic. These supplementary regulations contained, among other things, provisions for the extension of the individual standard period of study and the free attempts. Since the summer semester of 2022, none of these supplementary provisions have been valid.