Exams

Supplementary examinations - Exam dates

October 2019

  • Registration: Sep 27 to Oct 8, 2019. Attention: Registration with number only from 8.00 to 11.00. You will get the number in front of the office.
  • German (written): Oct 15, 2019 (14.15)
  • English (written): Oct 16, 2019 (14.00)
  • Mathematics (written): Oct 17, 2019 (14.00)
  • Oral exams: Oct 28-31, 2019
  • Certificates available from Nov 5, 2019 (11.00)

January/February 2020

  • Registration: Dec 9 to Dec 19, 2019. Attention: Registration with number only from 8.00 to 11.00. You will get the number in front of the office.
  • German (written): Jan 13, 2020 (14.15)
  • Mathematics (written): Jan 14, 2020 (14.00)
  • English (written): Jan 12, 2020 (14.00)
  • Oral exams: Jan 27-31, 2020
  • Certificates available from Feb 3, 2020 (14.30-15.00)

Next examinations 2020: March, April

Registration

You register in the office. You need:

  • confirmation of admission
  • payment slip with confirmation of payment (printed)
  • application form (available in the office)
  • 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 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 the University Preparation Programme. Information is available on the information board at the VWU. Please bring along your student identity card and 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

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)