News Update

Office closure on May 14, 2021

Please note that the Admission & Registrar’s Office is closed at all three campuses on May 14, 2021. On this day the staff cannot be reached through telephone or e-mail.

We ask for your understanding.

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.

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

The BTU is still in online mode / alternating presence operation 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.

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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