Please read the following information about the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on your studies. We kindly ask you to regularly read the internet and intranet pages of the TH Nürnberg about the situation at the university and academic affairs (preferably once a day).Please also pay attention to the emails you receive from the university in this context via your TH email account.

  • Are lectures online or in-person?
    Whether instruction can take place only online or in-person depends on the circumstances in each Faculty and on the rate of new infections, which is currently unknown. The Faculties will provide information in a timely manner.

  • All important dates and deadlines for the winter semester are available in the semester scheduleWinter semester 2020/21.

  • Your individual standard programme duration has been officially extended one semester, if you were enrolled in summer semester (2) BayHschG).

  • For statistical purposes, however, the number of semesters (Fachsemester) must be increased, even if the study semester in summer semester 2020 is not counted as stipulated in Art. 99 (1) BayHSchG . This stipulation will be implemented by extending the deadlines and regular schedules in accord with the Terms of   the Special Regulations to the APOfileadmin/zentrale-einrichtungen/szs/sb/sb_docs/Amtsblatt/2020/17.2020_APO_2018_Sonderregelungen_2020_Amtsblatt.pdf .
  • Informationen zur Teilnahme an digitalen Prüfungen - German
    Information for students about digital examinations in winter semester 2020/21         - English

  • Hinweise zur Durchführung digitaler Prüfungen - German
    Advice for students about digital examinations         - English

  • Withdrawing from an exam
    In winter semester 2020/21 not attending a module examination is accepted as a valid withdrawal from an examination, even if a degree programme’s SPO stipulates otherwise (as in, e.g., the Faculties of Business Administration or Architecture).
    Exception:
    In the bachelor’s degree programme in Civil Engineering the withdrawal from an examination can be declared online in VirtuOhm within the withdrawal period (7 - 13 December 2020).
  • Requirement to sit examinations - exception: Bachelor’s degree programme in Civil Engineering
    If you were required to sit an exam (required first attempt or repeat attempt) in winter semester 2020/21, this deadline has been officially extended until the end of summer semester 2021 . Therefore all attempts at examinations in WiSe 2020/21 are of a voluntary nature. That means, you are not required to submit a request for an extension nor must you provide a medical certificate documenting your inability to sit an exam  .
    IMPORTANT: This rule does not apply to scheduled assessments (project papers or final theses in bachelor’s or master’s programmes) nor to the completion of pre-requisite courses for master’s programmes (Qualifikationsvoraussetzungen) .

  • Failure of an examination
    If a student receives a mark 5.0 for a module in WiSe 2020/21, this examination attempt is not officially recognized.
    IMPORTANT: This rule does not apply to scheduled assessments (project papers or final theses in bachelor’s or master’s programmes) nor to the completion of pre-requisite courses for master’s programmes (Qualifikationsvoraussetzungen) .
  • Final theses (Bachelor’s/master’s theses):
    As the current hygiene regulations require keeping personal contact to a minimum, the Student Advisory Service will remain closed until further notice. Final theses or papers should be submitted digitally (only) in pdf format via your TH email account to the first examiner and to studienbueroatth-nuernbergPunktdein cc. Please sign the declaration that you have produced the work yourself (plagiarism declaration), scan it, and send it along with the thesis and the assessment form by email to the recipients named above. More information about submitting final theses is available on the intranet pages.

Students who are in the practical semester during the current winter semester can continue their work in practice. However, it is the host company's decision whether it can continue to supervise students. Students in the practical semester should therefore consult with their company.

  • Working students can find information about the 20-hour-rule on the information page of the Studentenwerk.
  • Persons who are in a contractually regulated employment relationship with the university, e.g. student assistants and tutors, must continue to perform their contractually agreed work. For example, tutors can provide more support in the creation and implementation of digital teaching content. Please contact your immediate superior or supervisor.
  • Applications, requests, submission of documents: we kindly ask you to clarify any concerns you may have with the university, e. g. with the Student Office, your Faculty, and your professors, if possible by telephone or email.
  • BAföG: Please read the information on the website of Deutsches Studentenwerk and Studentenwerk Erlangen/Nürnberg.
  • Library: You can find current information directly on the library's website.
  • Mensa/Mensateria: Please visit the website of Studentenwerk for more information.
  • OHMcard: Student IDs (OHMcard) are distributed by the Faculties at the beginning of the lecture period. If you have not received your OHMcard, please contact your Faculty Office.
  • Students who are pregnant: In accordance with a directive from the Gewerbeaufsichtsamt of Nuremberg, the President of the TH Nürnberg has implemented an order that effective immediately students who are pregnant are prohibited from attending in-person events on the premises of the Technische Hochschule Nürnberg – for the protection of their health and of their children. According to the Gewerbeaufsichtsamt, this prohibition of participation is in effect for the duration of the contact restrictions in public spaces issued by the Bavarian State Government according to the Bavarian Regulation on Infection Prevention and Control Measures (INfSMV).
    This means that students who are pregnant may not attend university-associated in-person events such as lectures, tutorials, practical courses, or seminars.
    Under certain conditions, individual exceptions may be made, e.g. to participate in examinations. To arrange such an exception, please contact the HSFG.
  • People who are breastfeeding/lactating: According to the Gewerbeaufsichtsamt there is currently no need to prohibit students who are nursing/lactating from participation in in-person events.
  • Semesterticket: For information, please visit the website of Studentenwerk.
  • Student loan programme from the KFW: The KFW is temporarily offering an interest-free loan for the purposes of financing education.
  • Students who are in financial need: For students who are in financial emergency situations due to the corona pandemic, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has established a bridging aid programme.  For more information, please visit the pages of the Studentenwerk with information about this programme.