Guidelines for examinations

Oral examinations

undefinedWhat to do in case of illness before or during an oral examination?

Written examinations / team research reports

undefinedHow to write a team research report

Written examinations / MA thesis

undefinedGuideline for writing a Master thesis in the European Studies Master Programme

undefinedFormalities of a Master thesis

undefined“Terminbriefkasten”: the designated letter box for meeting submission deadlines (for MA thesis only)

Written examinations / general guidelines

undefinedDeclaration of authorship

undefinedReferences and bibliography

undefinedHow to extend the submission deadline of a written examination (term paper, thesis) in case of illness

Further regulations

undefinedExamination rules in study programmes at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Absence from classes

To notify the programme about your absence, please send an email to undefinednotification-es(at) Note that this does not replace your excuse to the relevant teacher.


Weighting of examination grades for the final grade of the master degree
  • first oral examination        1/7
  • second oral examination   1/7
  • team project                    2/7
  • master thesis                  3/7
Calculating the final grade of the master degree

The arithmetic average of the individual examinations will be calculated according to their weight described above. The result will not be rounded and only the first decimal will be considered to determine the final grade.

Evaluation of your final grade:

  • up to 1,5: very good (sehr gut)
  • 1,6 to 2,5: good (gut)
  • 2,6 to 3,5: satisfactory (befriedigend)
  • 3,6 to 4,0: sufficient (ausreichend)

Examination Office

Mr. Lechtenfeld

building 21.02 (SSC)


Phone: 0211-8115815
(Mon., Wed., Thu.: 9-10 a.m.)

Office hours:
Mon., Wed.: 1-2.30 p.m.,
Tue., Fri.: 9-10.30 a.m.,
Thu.: 11 a.m.-12.30 p.m.

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