Current information and forms of the Central Examination Office (ZPA)

Since April 2022, the Central Examination Office has offered the following office hours:

Monday to Thursday 9:00 - 12:00 by appointment only

Make an appointment for a consultation (in person or by phone) during these office hours with the Central Examination Office. Please note that you will need to contact the responsible official at the Central Examination Office by phone or via email ahead of time to make an in-person appointment.

Current regulations for submitting theses (as of: April 2022):

In order to ensure in-person appointments can take place, please submit theses as follows:

1. Hand your thesis in at the central post room of the University of Konstanz (A 531)
Opening hours:
Mondays to Thursdays:
09:00 – 12:00, 13:00 – 15:30
Fridays:
09:00 – 12:00, 13:00 – 14:30

Please put the theses as well as the additional documents (declaration(s), current certificate of enrolment, digital version(s) of your thesis, if applicable) in an envelope addressed to your contact person in the Central Examination Office and hand it in at the post room.
Please note that the internal delivery of your thesis might take 1-2 working days.

Please do not submit an additional copy of your thesis via email (PDF attachment).

OR

2. Send your thesis by registered mail (the date of the dispatch postmark applies!)
Please send the number of bound copies required as per the examination regulations as well as the additional documents (declaration(s), current certificate of enrolment, digital version(s) of your thesis, if applicable) to the address below. Please make sure to include the name of your contact person:

University of Konstanz
Division of Student Affairs and Teaching
Central Examination Office, box 70
Universitaetsstrasse 10
78464 Konstanz, GERMANY

Please register for the final examinations (final written examination and final oral examination) only via email, not in person.

Exceptions:

Department of Economics
Final theses in the Department of Economics study programmes listed below have to be sent as PDF files along with the required documents (declaration of independent work, certificate of enrolment) via email to the Department of Economics: pruefungsverwaltung.wiwi@uni-konstanz.de. The postal address for submitting the printed thesis copies later on is:

Universitaet Konstanz
Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Geschaeftsstelle, Fach 137
78457 Konstanz
GERMANY

This applies to the BSc programme Economics, the MSc programme Economics, the MSc programme Business and Economics Education, the MSc programme Political Economy and the MSc programme Social and Economic Data Science.

For the BSc and MSc programmes Mathematical Finance: please submit the thesis depending on your specialization either to the Department of Economics or the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.


Department of Chemistry
Final theses in the Department of Chemistry study programmes listed below have to be submitted as bound copies along with the required documents (declaration of independent work, certificate of enrolment) personally at the administration office of the Department of Chemistry or via post:

Fachbereich Chemie
Postfach 711
Universitätsstr. 10
78464 Konstanz
GERMANY

This applies to the BSc programme Chemistry, the MSc programme Chemistry, the M.Ed. programme Chemistry, the BSc programme Life Science, the MSc programme Chemistry and the BSc programme Nanoscience and the MSc programme Nanoscience.

Important information about registering for final examinations (theses or final oral exams):

Your registration for the final exams (thesis and final oral examination) in the following study programmes will only take place via email and not in person during the periods listed below.
The necessary registration forms will be sent to you on request by email from the responsible person from the administration.


15 - 30 October (winter semester) and 1 - 15 May (summer semester):
• Bachelor's programmes in the humanities (all subjects) and the bachelor's programme Motor Neurorehabiliation as well as the MSc Sport Science



15 - 30 October or 1 - 15 December (winter semester) and 2 - 15 May or 1 - 15 July (summer semester):
• Bachelor of Education programmes (Flexible registration periods for Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics!)


15 October - 2 November or 1 - 15 February (winter semester) and 2 - 15 May or 15 July - 1 August (summer semester):
• Master of Education (Computer Science)


Latest on 1 December (winter semester) and latest on 1 May (summer semester) (Date of receipt by email!):
• Postgraduate study programme Early Childhood (in a coop with the Thurgau University of Teacher Education, (PHTG))


1 - 15 December (winter semester) and 1 - 15 May (summer semester):
• Bachelor’s programme Psychology
• Master's programme Psychology
• Continuing education programme Psychology with a Concentration in Forensic Psychology


1 - 15 February (winter semester) and 1 - 15 July (summer semester):
• Master's programmes in the humanities (all subjects)
• Master of Education programmes (Flexible registration periods for Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics!)


Online oral exams (OMP = online-gestützte mündliche Prüfung) must be requested separately.

Please contact the person in the Central Examination Office responsible for your study programme already in the weeks before the registration period begins.

All registration dates are listed by the respective study programmes below (See "Bachelor's examinations", "Master's examinations", "Magister examination").

Important note on the certification of examination documents

Students at the University of Konstanz who wish to have their degree certificate and/or the examination certificate certified have the option of doing so at a citizen's office, notary's office or a municipal administration, etc. In addition, there is also the option of obtaining an appropriate level of certification from the SSZ at level B4. At the SSZ, please present the original together with the copies of the examination documents to the staff at the green counter. Former students who are no longer on-site must ensure that the examination documents sent to them by the Central Examination Office are already available to them in person, so that they are available to the SSZ in principle.

Final theses

Under specific conditions, students can apply to receive university funds for the researching and writing of theses. More detailed information can be found here (currently in German).