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Questions regarding exams

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1. How will exams take place? Expand entry

There will be digital examinations as well as examinations in presence. You will be informed of any changes at least 14 days before the examination date.

All face-to-face examinations take place within the framework of the legal provisions in accordance with the applicable infection control concept.

University’s hygiene rules [pdf, 139 kb] de

2. Who can I contact with questions about courses and examinations? Expand entry

If you have any questions about courses and exams, please contact the lecturers or module coordinators.

3. Which hygiene rules apply during exams in presence? Expand entry

Masks are no longer mandatory at Friedrich Schiller University. However, it is still strongly recommended to wear a qualified mouth-nose protection (medical/FFP2 mask) inside the university – especially in larger groups and if the minimum distance of 1.5 metres cannot be maintained. No minimum distances need to be maintained and there are no upper limits regarding the number of participants in the room. The use of the Corona-Warnapp is recommended.

All face-to-face examinations take place within the framework of the legal provisions in accordance with the applicable infection control concept.

Operational hygiene concept of the University  [pdf, 139 kb] de(German only)

4. What should I do if I get sick or have to be quarantined? Expand entry

Withdrawal from an exam for health reasons is possible. This must be reported to the examination office immediately, i.e. usually within three working days, and a medical certificate or quarantine certificate must be presented.

5. Lending of webcams for students Expand entry

Students can borrow a webcam for digital exams or web meetings for consultations, for use in the pools or with their own devices.

6. What happens if I cannot complete all the tasks scheduled? Expand entry

On 24 June, the “Mantelgesetz” of the state parliament was published, which lays the legal basis for the so-called Corona disadvantage compensation for students. The law expired in September 2021. However, the Senate has extended the pandemic-related comprehensive regulations until September 2022.

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Monday 10 - 12
Tuesday 13 - 15
Wednesday 10 - 12
Thursday 13 - 15
Friday 10 - 12

Updates / adjustments may occur at any time. Thank you for your understanding!

We currently provide advice and handle your concern solely also via phone and service desk.

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Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 11:00
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07737 Jena
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