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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about German Studies?

For detailed information about our degree programs, please refer to the relevant section on our website. The following information can also be found in the exam regulations or module catalogs:

  • Grading criteria
  • Opportunities to resit exams
  • Mandatory modules
  • Credit points
  • Registration deadlines

For further information please reach out to our academic advising and program coordination.

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How can I transfer credits from other universities?

How can I transfer credit points from other universities?

If you would like to transfer credit points from another university to a program at the German Department, you need to fill out the appropriate form of the examinations office (form for B.A./M.A.; form for teaching degrees).

Please forward the completed form to the following members of staff for recognition:

For transfer towards the elective in the B.A., please contact any of the above mentioned or the academic program coordinator.

For any other transfer, please contact the Head of Department (via the academic program coordinator).

Please bring the signed form to your program’s exam office. Your credit points will then be transferred into FlexNow.

If you want to transfer credit points from a study abroad program, you need to make a “learning agreement” with the person responsible for each program. For more information, please contact the International Office.

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