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Module registration and examination procedure in winter semester 2020/21

The registration period for modules was extended by one week to four weeks in the winter semester. This also means that the de-registration deadline for modules with MCA has been extended by one week.

Please note that due to the pandemic-related regulations, it is not possible to set final examination dates in all modules at this stage. The registration and deregistration deadlines for repeat examinations as well as deregistration deadlines for modules with a final examination (MAP) are based on the examination periods in which the examination is scheduled. The examination dates are continuously posted on the Info-Portal Teaching. Further information on the schedule of teaching and examinations can be found on the website “Starting your semester”. Specific information on individual modules can be obtained from the respective Moodle courses and the responsible module staff member.

On the recommendation of the Senate, the University Management has decided that examination attendance is also voluntary in the winter semester 20/21. This means that failure to appear for the examination will be regarded as withdrawal. Nevertheless, all students who already know within the applicable deadlines that they will not take part should cancel their registration in good time. This makes planning easier for the lecturers. Please note the further information on the extended right of de-registration.

Availability Admissions and Registrar's Office - individual appointments for telephone or online consultation possible

The BTU is still in online mode and the Admissions and Registrar's Office can be reached mainly by e-mail.

If you submit requests by e-mail in accordance with the BTU's current guidelines, the date of receipt of the e-mail will be considered the date of receipt of the mail.

For more comprehensive matters it is alsosy possible to arrange individual appointments for telephone or online counselling with the study programme administrators. To do so, please send an e-mail to your study programme administrators with details of your request, all necessary information, as well as the necessary documents on the subject matter.

For particularly urgent matters, the colleagues in the Information Centre will also be available to help you by telephone:

Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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.

Examination procedures during online mode

On the website of the Admission & Registrar´s Office "examinations" you can find current information on exam-relevant topics within the online mode 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.

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 2020/21

For the General Studies in winter semester 2020/21 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 2020/2021

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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