Notification of sickness and withdrawal

You can withdraw from an examination without giving a reason or by providing reasons. However, it is imperative that you observe the regulations on withdrawal in the respective examination regulations.
Withdrawal with a valid reason may be possible if the reasons are reported without delay (without culpable hesitation) in writing, made credible and proven. The necessary evidence to substantiate the case must be enclosed.


If the candidate fails to attend or withdraws due to illness, this has to be proven without delay by a medical certificate and submitted to the Subdivision for Distance Student Affairs.

The medical certificate can be scanned and sent by e-mail or fax (+49(0)631205-3311). In these cases, the original has to be submitted as soon as possible.

Important note: Furthermore, no certificate of incapacity to work will be accepted.

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