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Recognition of achievements

Recognition of academic achievements from earlier studies abroad

Periods of study, coursework and examinations, which were performed at a foreign university may be recognized for a course if they are comparable.

  • It is not possible to recognize achievements from a study course were you achieved 180 ECTS.
  •  Applying for an acknowledgement of modules from a bachelor's program with more than 180 ECTS is only possible if the whole earlier course of study is not the requirement for the current course of study. 

Deadline for applying:

The application must be submitted at the latest before ending your second semester.

 

Apply for recognition:

Students who are applying for an acknowledgement of modules from a bachelor's program with more than 180 ECTS have to submit the application form, transcript of records and the module descriptions. The Examination Office forwards the documents to the Board of Examiners. The Board of Examiners will review the documents and inform the student about the decision for the recognition.

  • The grades are to taken over if the grading systems coincide, and in accordance with the examination regulations, will be included in the calculation of the module grades and the final grade. If the grading systems do not match, it shall be fixed by the chairman /chairwoman of the Board of Examiners on the basis of recognized valuation levels.
  • For the assignment of ECTS points this applies accordingly.

Recognition of academic achievements from abroad

Periods of study, coursework and examinations, which were performed at a foreign university, may be recognized for a course if they are comparable. The prerequisite for a smooth process is the completion of a learning agreement  prior to departure abroad between the student, the faculty and the university abroad.

After you return, you must submit the learning agreement, transcript of records and, if available, module and course descriptions in the originals to the Examination Office.

The Examination Office forwards the documents to the Board of Examiners. The Board of Examiners will review the documents and inform the student about the decision for the recognition.

  • The grades are to taken over if the grading systems coincide, and in accordance with the examination regulations, will be included in the calculation of the module grades and the final grade. If the grading systems do not match, it shall be fixed by the chairman /chairwoman of the Board of Examiners on the basis of recognized valuation levels.
  • For the assignment of ECTS points this applies accordingly.