The Digital Exams system is used at Arts for both set take-home assignments and take-home assignments on a topic of the student’s own choice, including assignments followed by an oral exam, as well as oral exams, class participation, written on-site exams and Master’s theses.
If you have any problems with your exam registration or other questions about the exam, you should contact your exam team. You will find contact information for the team in connection with the concrete exam in the Digital Exam system.
If your exam is not visible in the Digital Exam system no later than one week before the start of the exam, please contact the Study Centre Arts.
Contact Study Centre Arts no later than one week before the exam if you have trouble finding your exam in the Digital Exams system.
When you submit your assignment in a group, you must first set up the group (or accept an invitation from a group member) in the Digital exam system.
In the Digital Exams system, you must submit your assignment (main document) as a PDF file. If your exam consist of more than one part - fx a free and a set take-home assignment - the parts must be merged into one pdf-file. If needed (free) programmes are avilable on the internet.
The deadline for your exam can be found on the list of exams you are registered for. You must submit your paper before the deadline set for your exam in order for your exam paper to be accepted.
This means that it is important for you to submit your paper in good time so that you have time to deal with any unforeseen problems before the deadline.
Yes - If you've submitted your paper, but wish to edit or delete it, you have the option to do so before the deadline.
Please note that the most recently uploaded version of your reply must be delivered within the submission deadline.
As you upload a newer version, the previously uploaded paper will be overwritten. If the most recently uploaded version is submitted after the deadline, it will not be accepted, not even if you have uploaded an earlier version of the paper within the deadline.
You can't edit og delete your paper after the deadline.
If system-related problems in the Digital Exams system prevent you from submitting your assignment before the deadline, you must document the problem, for example by taking a screen dump showing the date and time.
You must then submit your assignment as soon as possible.
Please try this before you contact the support:
No. Unlike other written take-home assignments, you cannot edit or delete your Master’s thesis once it has been submitted in the Digital Exams system. This is not described in the ‘Guidelines for written take-home assignments’.
If your Master’s thesis includes a physical product which cannot be uploaded, the physical product must be handed in at the Study Centre Arts. Find more information on the Master’s thesis website, ‘Submitting your thesis’.
The other parts of the thesis must be submitted via the Digital Exams system.
You will receive a notification email once your oral exam has been made visible in the Digital Exams system.
In the Digital Exams system, you can find:
In the Digital Exams system, you can see that you are registered for the exam with the exam form ‘Class participation’. You cannot do anything but follow the process. When the status changes to ‘Assessment ready’, you can log on to STADS to see your assessment.
Almost all AU exams are digital. You must always bring your own computer to all on-site, written exams.
You must use two-step authentication when logging into the system. Read more under How to log on to the Digital Exam platform
For certain on-site exams, you have the opportunity to write either parts of or the entire assignment by hand in paper. Read more under Digitisation of handwritten appendices
For your information: The exam monitoring system ITX Flex is used for some on-site exams that are carried out through Digital Exam. If your exam is monitored by ITX Flex, this will be indicated in Digital Exam.
It is possible to test ITX Flex via a demoexam before the actual exam.
You can log on to the Digital Exam platform at https://eksamen.au.dk/ by choosing “Student” followed by logging in using either WAYF or Nem ID.
You must use two-step authentication when logging into the system using WAYF.
If your AU-account is not set up for two-step authentication, you can find a guide on how to do so here.
Should you encounter any problems when logging on to the Digital Exam platform or when setting up the two-step authentication, please contact your local IT support.
Please note that the two-step authentication must be set up before the 25th of October 2022.
You will need your phone regardless of which login option you make use of (both WAYF and Nem ID).
You are allowed to bring your phone to your written exams.
You will need to use your phone to access Digital Eksamen with WAYF via two-step verification or Nem ID. Once you have logged in, turn off your phone and place it in a closed bag.
If you need to use your phone during the exam, please contact a member of the invigilator team. You are only allowed to use your phone during your written exam if you need to log into Digital Exam again.
For certain on-site exams, you have the opportunity to write either parts of or the entire assignment by hand in paper. It is your own responsibility to scan the handwritten parts of the exam and submit them in Digital Exam.
In connection with written on-site exams, you cannot edit or delete your assignment once it has been submitted in the Digital Exams system. So make sure that you submit the final version.
For the summer exam 2023, exam with ITX Flex will function as follows:
The program is only used for monitoring your computer.
It is your own responsibility to choose a place on your computer where you save your exam paper at regular intervals during the exam. Download your exam assignment from Digital Exam.
When you take a digital written on-site exam, it may be mandatory for you to install and run the ITX Flex program on your computer during the entire exam. ITX Flex is a program for monitoring your computer during the exam. If use of ITX Flex is mandatory, it is your own responsibility to make sure the program remains running on your computer during the entire exam.
Especially for Mac users:
Remember to enable monitoring on your Mac. See guide here
Flex via a demoexam before the actual exam.
To access the demoexam you have to use:
For the demoexam the following applies:
Minimum computer requirements
To guarantee that ITX Flex is working properly you need to have a supported version of your operation system. Stay informed here:
Additional requirements for running the ITX Flex program
How do I know if my computer meets the requirements?
When you start ITX Flex, the programme will perform a health check of your computer. If the computer meets the requirements, you will see three green ticks:
ITX Flex will be visible, as a red square around the edges of your screen, when the program is recording.
You have the option of accessing the data that ITX Flex recorded during your exam. The exam information, accessed from the Digital Exams systems, shows you when your exam log will be available and you can access the log from the confirmation of exam submission.