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FAQ Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

The exception regulations for the implementation of examinations in bachelor's and master’s courses at the University of Applied Sciences South Westphalia due to the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 epidemic (exception regulations corona epidemic) have expired.

Frequently asked questions

Exceptional Regulations caused by the Coronavirus Epidemic - expired on March 31, 2023

With the third amendment of September 1, 2022, the Corona Epidemic University Ordinance was extended.

Based on this ordinance, the rectorate of the South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences has issued the following exceptions (only in german), which expired on March 31, 2023.

Exceptional regulations for examinations as well as for enrollment and studies (October 1st, 2022)

Regulation on Free Attempts

For exams that were or are assigned to the winter semester 2020/2021, summer semester 2021 or the winter semester 2021/2022, the following applies: Examinations that have been taken and not passed or for which the candidate did not appear are considered not to have been taken.

Please note: this does not apply if the assessment was “insufficient” (5.0) due to deception or the use of unauthorized aids or if the examinee was excluded from continuing the examination due to a disruption in the proper course of the examination! Then the test attempt will continue to be rated as "insufficient (5.0)" and will remain valid!

This regulation on free attempts no longer applies to examinations from the summer semester of 2022!

Standard period of study

For all students enrolled in the summer semester 2020, winter semester 2020/21, summer semester 2021 or winter semester 2021/22 the standard period of study is extended by one semester.