Grading system

Examination and assessment regulations (excerpt)

Marks to be attained in examinations or related assessments as well as academic profession-related papers:
Sehr gut (1) - A: Excellent;  Gut (2) - B: Above Average; Befriedigend (3) - C: Average;  Genügend (4) - D: Below Average; Nicht genügend (5)  - F: Failure  
Practical classroom training: 'Completed successfully'; 'Completed unsuccessfully'

As a rule, assessment is based on these considerations:

  • A: the requirements were met to an extent well beyond the essential points, with answers/solutions reflecting independent thought
  • B: the requirements were met to an extent beyond the essential points, with answers/solutions reflecting in part independent thought
  • C: the requirements were met in essential respects
  • D: the requirements were met in main respects
  • F: the requirements did not come up to a level justifying Assessment D