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Registration to courses and exams

In general

  1. Students themselves are  responsible for registration to a given course.
  2. Registration to a course is equal to registration to the first exam attempt in the exams that are associated with the course.
  3. Exceptions to this rule are:
    • First semester of the bachelor’s and professional bachelor's programmes which the students are registered to by the university in connection with enrolment at SDU. or 
    • The entire first year of the bachelor’s and professional bachelor's programmes if a faculty so decides (will be evident from the curriculum).
    • The master's thesis, which a faculty can decide must be registered to after the student has passed a minimum of 40 ECTS.
  4. Registration to a course must take place via the Student Self-service Portal.
  5. Registration takes place at the same time for all students at SDU on 20 – 30 May (regstration to the auutum semeter) and on 20 – 30 November (registration to the springsemester).

Requirement for registration

  1. At SDU, there is no general requirement for compulsory registration to courses and exams in a certain number of ECTS points per study year.
  2. Exceptions to this are:
    • First semester of the bachelor’s and professional bachelor's programmes which the students are registered to by the university in connection with enrolment at SDU. or
    • The entire first year of the bachelor’s and professional bachelor's programmes if a faculty so decides (will be evident from the curriculum).
    • The thesis, which a faculty can decide must be registered to after the student has passed a minimum of 40 ECTS.
  3. Students are allowed to change an elective course for another elective course up to three weeks after the start of the semester, provided they have not used examination attempts in the electives in question.

Deregistration of courses and exams

  1. It is not possible to deregister a course or course element after the registration period, in which the registration has been conducted, has ended.
  2. It is not possible to deregister an exam after the registration period, in which the registration has been conducted, has ended.
    1. If you do not participate in an exam, you use an exam attempt.
  3. The same rules apply to re-exams.

Re-exams (2nd and 3rd exam attempts)

  1. Students who have not passed the ordinary exam, may register to the re-examination (2nd exam attempt). Please note that
  2. Students who have not passed the 2nd exam attempt can register for a 3rd exam attempt the next time the exam is offered.
  3. There is compulsory registration to exams in course that are offered for the last time.
  4. A non-passed result includes:
    1. The results stated in the grade notice.
    2. Absent
    3. Cases where a paper is rejected because of a lack of conformance to form requirements
    4. If a student has participation in an exam rejected due to suspicion of cheating, then the student will be subsequently informed as to whether he/she has the right to participate in the re-exam.

You may apply for  exemption if one or more extraordinary conditions are evident. For further information please consult this page.

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