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Examination Dates

As a rule, written exams are scheduled during the examination periods. Other types of examinations (e.g. oral exams) may also take place outside the examination periods.

Examination periods for the fall semester 2020 (and for future semesters)

Regular examination datesDecember 10, 2020 - December 23, 2020 or January 7, 2021 - January 16, 2021 (for certain courses)
Alternate examination datesFebruary 20, 2021 - February 27, 2021

The examinations of the fall semester will take place during the period between 10 December 2020 – 23 December 2020 or between 7 January 2021 – 16 January 2021. An overview of the dates can be found here. The draft schedule with the specific exam times and the exam format is published here:


If you are writing an exam on campus, you will be able to view you seat number in Portal2 one week before you sit the respective exam.

You need a stable internet connection, in order to download the exam questions and to upload your solutions in a take-home open-book exam. In the following you can perform a speed test:

In case you do not have a stable internet connection or if your technical equipment is insufficient, you have the opportunity to write your online exam in university rooms. Please send an e-mail to pruefkoordination(at) at least one week before your examination date.