Supplementary examinations

Exam dates

March 2020

  • Oral supplementary exams scheduled for March 16th until March 19th 2020 will NOT take place. Students concerned were already notified via email.

April 2020

    • This  supplementary exam scheduled for April (written exams: March 30th until April 1st 2020, oral exams: April 20th until April 23rd 2020) unfortunately has to be postponed indefinitely. A registration is currently not possible. We'll keep you up to date on our website.

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

Currently registrations are not possible. We'll keep you up to date on our website.

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 the office, as soon as it's open again. Payment on the spot is currently not available, please pay the examination fee via payment slip.

The written and oral examinations take place at 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 via E-Mail.

  • 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)