In the event of inability to take the examination due to illness, various points must be observed ( (opens in new tab) ). APB § 15 Abs. (2)
You have to submit the medical certificate to the that is responsible for your degree programme within 3 days after the examination date. This also applies if the exam takes place at another department. Students of the fields of study (Studienbereiche) should contact the Office for Student Affairs. The submission can be made in paper form or electronically (please note the modalities in the respective office for student affairs). This is the only way to withdraw from the examination due to illness in accordance with study office in charge of your field of study (opens in new tab) in due time. §15(2) APB
For Students of the Teaching at Grammar Schools programme:
Medical certificates for the basic sciences, including the two modules of the basic sciences in the networking area (03-01-4007 “Pädagogisches Verstehen von Naturwissenschaft und nachhaltiger Entwicklung” and 03-01-4008 “Medienpädagogik”), must be submitted to the . Office for Student Affairs of the Department of Human Sciences
If the deadline falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the deadline is postponed to the following Monday. If the deadline falls on a public holiday, the deadline is postponed to the following day.
Examples for the deadlines
|Examination Date||A medical certificate must be submitted on….|
If the above mentioned documents are not submitted within the deadline, then all exam performances for which a withdrawal should be requested will be evaluated as “insufficient” (5,0), since the exam date was missed without excuse. This also eliminates the possibility of an oral supplementary examination for third examinations attempts.
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