News Update

Changes in contact persons

Please note the changes in the responsibilities of the contact persons for the individual degree programmes.

Availability Admissions and Registrar's Office

At the start of the winter semester, the availability of the program advisors will change. The following office hours will be offered directly on site:

Central Campus:

All study program administrators: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-11.30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-3.30 p.m.
Mrs. Jurczyk : Thursdays 9-11.30 a.m. and 13-15.30 p.m.

Campus Senftenberg:

All study program administrators:  Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Sachsendorf Campus:

Ms. Hohenstein: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Ms. Jurczyk Tuesdays 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.

Study programs of Fr Jurczyk: Civil engineering, instrumental and vocal pedagogy, applied business administration, climate-friendly building and preservation, artistic education, applied electrical engineering
Study program of Fr Hohenstein: Social work

On Wednesdays, a fixed telephone consultation time is offered by the study program administrators from 9:00 - 11:30 am. Please refer to the Contact Persons page for telephone numbers.

It is also possible to make individual appointments with the study program coordinators outside of these office hours for more comprehensive issues. For this purpose, please send an e-mail with your request, all necessary information as well as the required documents to your program advisor.

In particularly urgent matters, the colleagues at the Infothek are also available by telephone:

Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.

In order to avoid waiting times around the start of the semester, we continue to invite you to submit applications and other notifications to Student Services by e-mail to your program administrator. Mailboxes are also available for this purpose. The personal office hours are particularly suitable for clarifying situations where you still have questions or uncertainties.

Semester fee

As in the summer semester 2021 , the deadline for re-registration for the winter semester 2021/22 will be extended to the grace period until 30.09. This means that the charging of reminder fees will be waived.

Pandemic-related regulations in examination procedures

On the website of the Admission & Registrar´s Office "examinations" you can find current information on exam-relevant topics within the alternating presence operation of the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg. Further information of the terms and conditions during online mode is also given by the general FAQ of the university.

Update 26.04.2021: Information on special examination procedures for summer semester 2021

The following topics have bee updated:

  • Information on the extended right ofde-registration in summer semester 2021
  • How are the examination attempts in summer semester 2021 evaluated?
  • Registration of the final thesis

The following topics have been updated / supplemented via the above-mentioned websites:

Update 01. Feb. 2021
  • Extended right of de-registration in winter semester 2020/21
  • Grading of examination attempts in winter semester 2020/21
  • Extension of the processing time for final theses in winter semester 2020/21
Update 05. Mar. 2021

The information on the Higher Education Pandemic Ordinance (HPandV) and the first amendment (AendHPandV) has been updated/added.

Update 22. Mar. 2021

Information on the display of failed examinations of the WiSe 2020/21 in the student online portal

Update 31. Mar. 2021

In mid-April, the Senate and the university management will discuss whether there will again be special regulations in the summer semester, e.g. on exam participation, attempt scoring or also on the processing time for theses. The decisions and the practical consequences will be announced here and on the general FAQ pages.

Information Centre Main Campus

Franziska Schmidt
Thomas Heinze
T +49 (0) 355 69 5569

Information Centre Senftenberg

Steffi Guttowski
T +49 (0) 3573 85 271

Thank you very much for your patience and understanding.

Access of the validation stations at Main Campus Cottbus, Campus Sachsendorf and Campus Senftenberg

The following validation stations are available for updating the chip card imprint:

Main Campus

Main Building: Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m

Campus Sachsendorf

Building 7 Foyer: opening hours of the libraries

Campus Senftenberg

Building 2 Foyer: Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m

Library: opening hours of the libraries

The security guard provides access in each case.

General Studies Module Catalogue Winter Semester 2021/22

For the General Studies in winter semester 2021/22 in study programmes at the BTU only the modules stated in the catalogue are permitted. Other modules are not allowed to be selected.

Please notice the indices, which are determined by the heads of the study programmes. Not all the modules in the catalogue are permitted in every study programme.

General Studies Module Catalogue Winter Semester 2021/2022

The General Studies (GS) are intended to teach skills beyond the specialised knowledge. Therefore  General Studies are not part of the regular study programme, but add subject independent aspects. They do not replace skill integrated instruction, necessary from the angle of the study programme.

Guideline General Studies (Link fehlt)

Students studying a modularized programme can register the modules of the general studies online.

Regulation of repayment of re-registration fee from 2001-2008

Further informations: Regulation of repayment of re-registration fees you find on the website of the Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kultur 

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