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Exam registration and withdrawal

Registration for ordinary exams

You will automatically be registered for the ordinary examinations in all courses that you are signed up for. It is your own responsibility to make sure that your exam registration is correct so please make sure to check your registration in the Student Self-service system at that you have been registered for the right exams before the deadline for registration expires.

In your Study Guide you can see which courses/exams you should be registered for.  

If there are errors in your registration, please send an email to your educational administrator.

The automatic registration takes place within in the following deadlines :

  • Winter exams: 1 June
  • Summer exams: 1 December

After these dates late exam registration will only be granted by the Study Committee under special circumstances. 

The examination dates will be available in your exam schedule and you will be able to see the dates for the publication of the exam schedules in the study plan.

The grades are announced no later than 4 weeks after the examination date.

Registration for reexamination

If you do not pass your first examination attempt (the ordinary examination), you are personally responsible for registering for the reexamination. You register for your reexam in the Student Self-Service system (STADS). 

A prerequisite for registering for a re-examination (in February or August) is that you have been registered as having used an examination attempt at the ordinary exam in the same exam period. You will automatically use an examination attempt if you do not submit the exam paper or assignment. 

The registration deadline for reexam: 

  • Winter re-exams: 6 - 7 February 
  • Summer exams: 6 - 8 July 

The reexamination dates will be available in your reexam schedule and you will be able to see the dates for the publication of the reexam schedules in the study plan.  

Please be aware of the specific rules regarding the first year exam.

Read more about reexaminations.

Deregistration of exams

If you are registered for a course, you are automatically registered for the exam as well. You can deregister an exam until 14 days before the date of the exam.

You cannot deregister for a re-exam after the registration deadline for re-exams has passed. This means that you cannot deregister for a re-exam until 14 days before the date of the exam.

Before you deregistrate an exam please pay attention to the rules regarding maximum duration of studies and the demand for study progress. 

Please be aware of the specific rules regarding the first year exam.

In case of illness

If you have been unable to attend or complete an exam because of illness, you can apply to the Study Committee for deferment of your exam attempt. To apply for this you must use the form 'Application for deferment of examination attempt due to illness' that as soon as possible after the issue of the medical certificate must be submitted to Aarhus BSS Student Services. The disease must be documented by the doctor on the day of the exam.

You can read more about reexamination and make-up exams and find the application at 'Reexamination and make-up exam'.


Please note that if special circumstances apply and you wish to apply for an exemption, your application, including the relevant documentation, must be submitted to and received by the board of studies no later than 1 month before your exam. 

Please be aware that you must renew your application for an exemption each semester.

Read more about exemptions



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