Practical study phase / Practical semester / Semester Abroad

Do I have to register for the practical study phase / the practical semester / a semester abroad if I am enrolled in the Department of Environmental Planning/Environmental Technology?

Yes, there are various registration forms for this, however registration via QIS is not possible. It depends on whether you are studying in a 6- or 7-semester program and whether you are completing the practical phase of your studies/ the practical semester as an internship at a company or as a semester abroad at a university or another institute.

You can find the forms for registration here "Downloads für Studierende, Vordrucke und Informationen im Fachbereich Umweltplanung/Umwelttechnik", please select the one that is valid for you.

The form pertaining to you must be completed and signed by the supervising examiner. A copy of the form must be submitted to the Examination Office before the start of the practical study phase/practical semester. The original must be kept by you for later recognition. After your practical study phase/practical semester has been recognized by your supervising examiner, the original must be returned to the Examination Office, at which point the recognition is recorded in the QIS student administration system and the ECTS is credited, provided that the required preliminary work has been completed and passed.

You can find information on what preliminary work requirements in the regulations governing the practical phase of studies/internship semester/semester abroad applicable to your department. These can be found on the pages of your department.


 
 

Do I have to register for the practical study phase / the practical semester / a semester abroad if I am enrolled in the Department of Environmental Business/Environmental Law?

Yes, you must register in advance for the practical study phase / practical semester / semester abroad in the courses of study of the Faculty of Environmental Business and Environmental Law.

There is a separate registration form for this purpose (Laufzettel zur Anmeldung der praktischen Studienphase/Praxissemester/Auslandssemester) (Running card for registration of the practical study phase / the practical semester / the semester abroad) . Registration must be submitted to the Faculty Secretariat (Building 9912, Room 011) by 31 October (for a winter semester) or 30 April (for a summer semester) at the latest. Further information can be found in the check list and the regulations for the practical study phase / the practical semester / the semester abroad of the Faculty of Environmental Business/Environmental Law.

 

Do I have to take part in examinations during the semester in which I am in the practical study phase / the practical semester / the semester abroad?

In the semester in which you are in the practical study phase / in the practical semester / abroad semester, you are exempt from taking part in examinations. This also applies to repeat examinations. Within the scope of the test count, a 5.0 is entered in the case of repeated attempts because of non-appearance in a compulsory attempt, but this is deleted with the entry of the recognition of the practical study phase / the practical semester / the semester abroad or a withdrawal with recognized reason is recorded by the examination office.

During this semester you are allowed to participate in examinations on a voluntary basis, however, if you fail, the attempt will be counted.

What is a Learning Agreement that I have to agree for a semester abroad at a foreign university?

If you are interested in a semester of study at a foreign university, it would be in your best interest to contact the International Academic Office for advice on the prerequisites, especially pertaining to possible funding programs.

If you want to complete the semester abroad as a practical phase of your curriculum, you will need a supervising examiner. With this examiner you clarify the requirements and regulations for a semester abroad. A "Learning Agreement" is always agreed upon. This contains the examinations which you must successfully complete at the foreign university in order to get the semester abroad recognized as overall with the assigned ECTS credit points.

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