Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences - Geography Department

Information on examination matters

On these pages you will find useful information and contact persons related to examination matters.

Examination Board (Prüfungsausschuss)

The Examination Board is the highest body in examination matters. It

Examination Office (Prüfungsbüro)

The Examination Office is responsible for

  • maintaining student accounts, which can be viewed in AGNES;
  • maintaining examination files;
  • booking grades;
  • exam registrations;
  • issuing certificates for the Bafög office, internships, etc.;
  • issuing Bachelor and Master certificates; and
  • assisting with all exam-related topics and problems.

Dates and deadlines

  • Here you find the current examination dates and periods as well as HU’s academic dates and deadlines.


  • Here you find forms for registering Bachelor and Master theses and for other matters.


  • Our FAQ section offers you first assistance. Should you have further inquiries concerning exam-related issues, please reach out to the Examination Office!

Bachelor and Master theses: applying for an external examiner

  • Here you find information on applying for an external examiner of your thesis.

Bachelor and Master theses: applying for a deadline extension

  • Here you find information on how to apply for a submission deadline extension.

Examinations: Registering for an exam

  • Here you find information on exam registration, in particular on registering for final module exams (Modulabschlussprüfungen, “MAPs”).

Examinations: Illness and other reasons for missing an exam

  • Here you find information on how to report sick or other reasons that prevent you from attending an exam.


  • If you have a hardship that prevents you from conducting your studies in regular fashion, the information provided here might be useful to learn about HU’s regulations and support system.

Interdisciplinary elective area of studies (Überfachlicher Wahlpflichtbereich, “ÜWP“)

  • In addition to the information in your study and examination regulations (Studien- und Prüfungsordnung), this page offers support in taking the “ÜWP”.