Information regarding the pandemic

Attention: Current measures of the TU Darmstadt

Due to the increasing number of infections, the TU Darmstadt has made new decisions based on the new federal and state decisions. Please inform yourself on the Corona website of the TU Darmstadt.

Information: What effects does Corona have on the study

Dear students,

We hope that all is well with you and those close to you.

We understand that you may be unsettled by the latest developments, and the decisions that the university has had to make.

We will try to find solutions in cases of hardship. The office of student affairs and the study coordinator are available to answer your questions. Please be aware, however, that given the reduced presence due to home office, your messages may take longer than usual to be answered.

We are currently experiencing times in which the rules, habits and rights that were considered indispensable just a few weeks ago may no longer apply, and information quickly becomes outdated. Therefore, please inform yourself regularly on the homepage of the TU Darmstadt and be sure to read your emails!

On this page you will find the latest information regarding the corona situation (as of February 3rd, 2022).

Summer Semester 2022

Recently, the Federal Government of Germany adopted amendments to the Infektionsschutzgesetz – German infection control act. The State of Hesse has amended its Coronavirus-Schutzverordnung – Coronavirus Protection Ordinance accordingly. This results in several changes as to how to deal with the pandemic at TU Darmstadt.

Here in a nutshell, what applies now.

This changes:

  • The summer semester will take place in presence.
  • There are no more access restrictions (3G).
  • As before Corona, you can deregister from exams up to one week before the exam.
  • If you want or need to withdraw from the exam after this one-week period, you must submit a medical certificate “attest”.
  • Cancellation of failed third attempts is no longer possible.

This remains:

  • Masks must be worn in all TU buildings, at all events. Exception: students may remove the mask during written exams once they have taken their seat. However, we strongly recommend that you voluntarily wear the mask during the exam.
  • If you have earned 160 CP in the Bachelor's degree, you can enroll in the Master's degree in parallel under proviso.
  • Bachelor and Master theses are submitted electronically via TUbama.
  • The study office of the Maths Department is still in the home office. Please use the contact form and take advantage of the online office hours.

Corona is not over yet! Infection rates are still very high. Please continue to protect yourself and those around you and be sure to keep your distance as well as follow general hygiene rules and ventilate rooms frequently.

If you need support from the faculty, please do not hesitate to contact us, for example the study coordinator,

Offfice for Student Affairs

The office for student affairs is still there for you if you have questions about the organisation of your studies. Since the staff members will be working in home office until further notice, please send your enquiries by mail. We ask for your understanding that your messages may take longer than usual to be answered..

The green mailbox in front of the study office is currently no longer being emptied. Please submit all documents, forms, applications etc. electronically. Please keep the original documents, we may ask for them later. If you have any questions, please write an e-mail.

In the summer semester 2022, the courses will be taught in presence. Please be prepared to participate in person.

All members of the TU Darmstadt (students and employees) are obliged to wear a suitable mask (medical OP or FFP2 mask) while on campus. Simple mouth-nose coverings (cloth masks) are not sufficient!

This mask obligation applies to the whole TU-Campus including the examination rooms. You can only take part in the examination if you wear a suitable mask (surgical or FFP2 mask).

You have to wear a mask even if you have a medical exemption from the mask requirement. In this case, you can withdraw from the examination.

In case of refusal to wear a mask, the supervisor is entitled to expel you from the examination room and to record the event in the examination protocol. The refusal to wear a mask is to be regarded as a case of §§ 38 III, 38 IV APB.

The university buildings are open again for students. Please note, however, that the distance rules still apply and therefore not all rooms are available as usual yet.

All members of the TU Darmstadt (students and employees) are required to wear an eligible mask (medical OP or FFP2 mask) while on campus.

Examination views in summer semester 2021 in presence are still restricted. Please contact your teachers.

Oral examinations are again possible in presence. However, it is still recommended to conduct the examinations as a video conference in agreement with the examinees. Please discuss this with the examiners.

For all teacher training students in Hesse, the oral examinations within the framework of the First State Examinations are suspended until further notice. Further information for teacher training students can be found on the website of the Centre for Teacher Training.

The Senate of TU Darmstadt has decided that failed third attempts in the summer semester 2020, in the winter semester 2020/21, in the summer semester 2021 and in the winter semester 2021/22 can be cancelled and are thus considered not to have taken place. This does NOT apply to made-up examinations from the winter semester 2019/20.

The 2nd retake also includes the mEP (oral supplementary examination).

Examinees are free to decide whether to apply for another mEP after the written part or to let the deadline pass and use the cancellation of the third examination.

Examinations that have been assessed as failed due to attempted cheating are exempt from this.

Further information can be found on the web pages of Department II.

Until March 31st, 2022 you do not need to submit any medical certificates if you fall ill before an exam. It is sufficient to send an email to the office of student affairs before the exam that you cannot take part in examinations due to illness. Please indicate your matriculation number and the exams you cannot take in the mail.
If you fall ill during an exam, you must submit a medical certificate to your home office of student affairs no later than three calendar days after the exam date.

In the winte semester 2021/22 a lot of courses can take place in presence again. Please inform yourself on our homepage and on TUCaN.

If you would like to register for a thesis (Bachelor, Master), please send an email to the office for student affairs via the contact form. You will then receive the appropriate form and further information.

Theses are no longer submitted in printed form. You upload your thesis in TUbama. With this you have submitted your thesis, the submission date will be noted. At the same time, you have to mail the signed and scanned declaration for the final paper according to § 22, paragraph 7, APB to the office for student affairs.

Information on whether and how submission deadlines can be extended can be found on the TU Darmstadt homepage under FAQ.

The issue of documents (e.g. urgently required final documents) has to be arranged individually. Please contact the office for student affairs for this.

The Federal Ministry informs about special regulations (opens in new tab) for the BAföG administration in connection with the Corona pandemic.