Registration for Studiumplus takes place in PULS.
We recommend that you go to the course and speak with the instructor in person to see whether circumstances may lead to a free slot coming available in the course; then the instructor can admit you to the course after the fact.
One CP corresponds to an average of 25-30 hours of scholarly work.
Yes, if the work completed matches the Studiumplus module requirements, then the Examining Board for your major subject can approve the recognition of Studiumplus credits.
Yes. Competences that you have acquired outside of higher education or before starting your university studies can be credited as practical achievement for Studiumplus. If the work completed matches the Studiumplus requirements, then the Examining Board for your major subject can approve the recognition of Studiumplus credits. Keep in mind however that credits cannot be recognized if they already formed the basis of an admissions decision to bachelor’s studies at the University of Potsdam.
Yes, if the stay abroad falls within the time of your bachelor’s studies at the University of Potsdam, then it can be partially credited. The acquisition of intercultural competences implicit in a stay abroad can be credited for up to 3 CP of Studiumplus credits on the basis of a report about your experiences and an application to the Examining Board for your major subject.
Please apply with this form.
No. Study and exam achievements that already formed the basis of an admissions decision to bachelor’s studies at the University of Potsdam cannot be recognized.
Yes. Only practically-oriented tutorials and internships, student initiatives and projects are not graded. The number of ungraded CPs cannot exceed 50%, because more than 30 CPs will not be considered for calculating grades.
At least 15 CP need to be graded. Students can make their own decisions about how many courses have to be taken to attain this quota.
The total grade for Studiumplus is determined by multiplying all of the module grades by their respective number of credit points, then dividing by the number of credit points.
The overall grade for Studiumplus, which is made up of 30 credit points, goes into the calculations for the overall grade for the bachelor’s degree, which then results from the subject grades in relation to credit point totals (90 + 60 or 150).
No, you only need to earn a grade in modules that do not exclusively contain practical sessions. The grade will be determined from the average of the individual grades.
In the early semesters, taking courses in the basic module is obligatory (see also “General questions”). Afterwards, you will typically take courses from three advanced phase modules.
No. The basic module must be completed first.
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