Supplementary examinations

Exam dates

March 2020

  • Registration: February 12th till February 25th, 2020. Please note: queue numbers for registration are only issued from 8:00 till 11:00 am.
  • German (written exam): March 2nd, 2020 (14:15 pm)
  • Mathematics (written exam): March 3rd, 2020 (14:00 pm)
  • English (written exam): March 4th, 2020 (14:00 pm)
  • Oral exams: March 16th till 19th, 2020
  • Certificates available from March 23rd, 2020 (11:00 am)

April 2020

  • Registration: March 11th till March 24th, 2020. Please note: queue numbers for registration are only issued from 8:00 till 11:00 am.
  • German (written exam): March 30th, 2020 (14:15 pm)
  • English (written exam): March 31st, 2020 (14:00 pm)
  • Mathematics (written exam): April 1st, 2020 (14:00 pm)
  • Oral exams: April 20th till 23rd, 2020
  • Certificates available from April 24th, 2020 (10:00 am)

June 2020

  • Registration: May 25th to June 5th, 2020. Please note: queue numbers for registration are only issued from 8:00 till 11:00 am.
  • German (written exam): June 15th, 2020 (14:15 pm)
  • Mathematics (written exam): June 16th, 2020 (14:00 pm)
  • English (written exam): June 17th, 2020 (14:00 pm)
  • Oral exams: June 29th till July 3rd, 2020
  • Certificates available from July 6th, 2020 (10:00 am)


Next examinations 2020: September, October


Registration to exams

You register in the office. You need all documents in paper:

  • confirmation of admission
  • payment slip with confirmation of payment
  • application form
  • student identity card or passport

Examination fees:

  • 50 Euros: Examination fee for German, English, Mathematics each.
  • 35 Euros: Examination fee for History, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Biology The payment forms and registration forms are available in the office.

Payment slips and application forms are available in front of the office during the registration period. Payment on the spot is currently not available, please pay the examination fee via payment slip in advance.

The written and oral examinations take place at VWU. Information is available on the information board at the VWU. Please bring along two photo IDs (for example your student identity card and your passport) for all examinations!

Cancelling your application for an examination is only possible until up to one week before the examination takes place.

Supplementary examinations - general information

There are 3 dates for supplementary examinations per semester – please mind the application deadline! Information about the requirements for the examinations is available from the office.

Examination fees:

  • 50 Euros: Examination fee for German, English, Mathematics each.
  • 35 Euros: Examination fee for History, Geography, Biology, Physics, Chemistry each.

You will get the payment form and the application form for the examination in the office.

  • The supplementary examinations are taken in the presence of a board of examiners (Prüfungssenat) at the VWU
  • The board of examiners consists of three members: the examiner (text in German only), another lecturer of the VWU and a representative of the university, who chairs (text in German only) the board.
  • For the oral examination in German, English and mathematics the pass of the written examination is required.

Grades: 1 (very good), 2 (good), 3 (satisfactory), 4 (sufficient), 5 (not sufficient). Grade 5 means “negative”, i.e. fail. An examination can be retaken up to four times.

The examination rules are stipulated in the rules and regulations of the VWU (in §6 supplementary examinations).

Information about supplementary examination German (German only)