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Examinations: Incomplete examinations procedure and study entitlement

When you register for an exam you begin an incomplete examinations procedure. You can only finish this if you

  1. withdraw from the exam with a medical certificate.
  2. pass the exam.
  3. ultimately don’t pass the exam.


When you withdraw from the exam with a medical certificate or don’t pass the exam you will be registered for the next exam automatically in the following semester. If you withdrew with a medical certificate during your first attempt, you have the chance to deregister from the exam.

If you didn’t pass, then you have to take the exam. If you fail for the third time, the exam is ultimately not passed, which means that the entitlement for your studies is lost.

Before the third attempt you have a chance to take part in the lecture again.


For the rest, there is no chance to withdraw the incomplete examinations procedure by exmatriculation or even by death.