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Examination Office

On these pages you will find all the important information on examination matters in your degree programmes, including contacts at the examination offices, arranged according to faculties and departments. If you have any further questions, your examinations offices will be happy to help you.​

Availability ot the Examinations Office [10.06.2020]:

Dear Students,

Our student service offices are currently closed to non-employees in order to protect your health as well as the health of our staff members. 

However, you can still contact the staff members of the Examination Office by telephone and e-mail. You will find the contact data and availability times on the website of the Examination Office responsible for your programme.

Documents, certificates, and applications can be submitted to the Examinations Office electronically.

General information; COVID-19 [10.08.2020]:

Coronavirus-related amendments to the BayHSchG and the Coronavirus Regulations: semester/semester of study + standard period of study + repeat examinations

  • Summer Semester 2020 does not count as a semester of study with respect to the regular dates and deadlines laid down in the examination reulations. This means that students will not suffer any disadvantages if they are unable to meet examination dates and deadlines due to the special situation in Summer Semester 2020. 
    These "deadline extensions" occur automatically, meaning that no separate request is necesarry.
    In addition, students who were enrolled in a degree programme in Summer Semester 2020 and were not on a leave of absence are generally subject to an "individual" standard period of study that ist one semester longer than the usual standard period of study. 
    Additional information is available at:


  • If, on the other hand, the examination and study regulations set deadlines independent of the semester, Art. 99 para 1 BayHSchG does not apply. For example:
    § 19 para 4 Examination Regulations, Business Administration B.Sc.: " If the missing examinations are not passed within one year of the deadline specified in Paragraph 3, Sentence 1 for reasons for which the student is responsible or if the possibilities for repetition have been exhausted beforehand, the bachelor's examination is considered to be failed on the final attempt."
    § 19 para 1 Examination Regulations, Biology B.Sc.: "As a rule, the repeat examination must be taken within six months, at the latest by the examination period of the following semester.”
    These regulations, which are listed as examples, are not directly related to the semester, but generally specify a time limit. Art. 99 para 1 BayHSchG is therefore not applicable to these regulations. However, the Coronavirus Regulations provide for special provisions in § 7 for this constellation, whereby these deadlines are also automatically extended by the time span of the summer semester, i.e. 6 months.
    Other special rules can be found in the Coronavirus Regulations: https://www.amtliche-bekanntmachungen.uni-bayreuth.de/de/amtliche-bekanntmachungen/konsolidierteFassungen/2020/2020-074-kF.pdf
    If you have any questions, please contact the relevant Examinations Office.

Information on bachelor’s and master’s theses:

  • Please use the mailbox at the main entrance of the University Administration (ZUV) to hand in your final theses.  

Degree programme requirements:

  • The deadline for the fulfilment of requirements to be completed by students in individual courses of study will be automatically extended by one semester.

Contacts by department

Webmaster: Kerstin Legat

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