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Recognition, lateral entry

The entire procedure is described in detail here:

Information on the procedure

Recognition - Bielefeld University

Recognition & lateral entry - Bielefeld University

Please use the online help. Please make sure to include all required attachments according to the application form (tabular overview, certificates, explanatory documents). When entering your application, please make sure that you select the correct degree programme.

Please send the digitally completed official table in electronic form (e-mail attachment) to the Examination Office Psychology pruefungsamt-psychologie(at)uni-bielefeld.de. Handwritten tables can unfortunately not be accepted.

BAFÖG

Please submit the form §48 BafögG with your personal details to the examination office.

If you have fulfilled all criteria, you will receive the certificate. Processing takes approx. 2 - 3 weeks.

Studies

On the pages of the Student Secretariat. All counselling topics for students are summarised there.

Information events are announced on the Examinations Office page. You can find the presentations of the last events here.

In order to obtain a place in the seminar, participation in the seminar place allocation is necessary.

You must save the course in your timetable (click on the diskette symbol).

Instructions on how to participate in the seminar place allocation can be found in the course descriptions of the respective course in the ekVV. Seminar places are usually allocated in the first week of the lecture period.

All the information is summarised under this link:

Individual course addition - Universität Bielefeld

No. Without fulfilling the admission criteria, you will not be admitted to the admission procedure and cannot obtain a place at university. A subsequent qualification is not possible.

No, these modules belong to the application subjects and thus to the elective area. Possible combinations for the elective area:

  • Application Subject A Basic with Application Subject A Specialisation or
  • Subject A Basic with Subject B Basic

Admission is granted to applicants who meet the admission criteria of the Master's programme. These are defined in the subject-specific regulations.

In principle, yes, if you wish to acquire credits for your individual supplement to the core subject. However, the prerequisite for this is that places are available in the courses. You do not have a right to participate.

You can find all information under this link: Application and Enrolment - University Bielefeld

Examinations, theses

You can find the list of examinations in the EKVV.

Select "Faculty of Psychology and Sport Science/Department of Psychology".

The registration deadlines are shown behind the respective exam courses. You can then transfer the desired exam directly into your timetable.

 

 

No. You can write your Bachelor's thesis in all areas of psychology.

Forms for registering your thesis at the Examinations Office are available at

Forms- Bielefeld University

Please complete the thesis registration form on your PC if possible and submit it by e-mail.

Handwritten documents are also accepted. These can be submitted as a scan or sent by post.

Postal address
Universität Bielefeld
Fakultät für Psychologie und Sportwissenschaft
Prüfungsamt Psychologie
Postfach 10 01 31
D-33501 Bielefeld

After your registration has been processed, the thesis and the deadline for submission will be created in the examination administration. You will also receive a written confirmation with all information by post. The processing time may take 2 - 3 working days plus postage.
 

If you submit your thesis digitally, i.e. by e-mail attachment to the Psychology Examination Office, we require a copy bound with adhesive binding. Please submit your calculations (matrix, SPSS etc.) only directly to your supervisor.

If you do not submit your thesis digitally - only in printed form - we require three adhesive-bound copies. Please do not enclose any data carriers with the bound theses for the examination office (these may not be accepted by the examination office), but submit the corresponding data carrier separately directly to your supervisor if submission is required.

As a rule, the thesis should be assessed by the examiners of the Department of Psychology. In justified individual cases, this may be deviated from.

Before registering the thesis, an informal application must be submitted to the chairperson of the examination board via the examination office.

The application contains

  • a brief description of the topic
  • the reasons why the external supervisor should be chosen
  • the confirmation of the external supervisor
  • Proof of the external supervisor's qualifications (at least a Master's degree or diploma in psychology)
  • Confirmation from the second supervisor that he/she will carry out the second internal evaluation.

The second examiner must be an examiner from the Department of Psychology.

When choosing a supervisor, please bear in mind that the university has no influence on the external supervisor. Therefore, if the supervision becomes problematic, you will be at a disadvantage.

The application is decided by the chairperson of the examination board.

As a rule, the thesis should be assessed by the examiners of the Department of Psychology. In justified individual cases, this may be deviated from.

Before registering the thesis, an informal application must be submitted to the chairperson of the examination board via the examination office.

The application contains

  • a brief description of the topic
  • reasons why the external supervisor should be chosen
  • Confirmation of the external second supervisor
  • Proof of the external second supervisor's qualifications (at least a Master's degree or diploma in psychology)
  • Confirmation from the supervisor that he/she approves of the external second supervisor.

The application will then be decided by the chairperson of the examination board.

 

In the examination regulations, the subject-specific regulations and the module information, you will find detailed explanations on the scope of a thesis.

A deviation from the specifications could be reflected in the grade. You should ask your supervisor about this.

Extension of deadline and compensation for disadvantages

The application for an extension of the deadline due to illness-related, medically certified inability to take the examination must be submitted to the Examinations Office immediately and in writing (also by e-mail to the Examinations Office, pruefungsamt-psychologie(at)uni-bielefeld.de) together with the relevant evidence. The form to be filled in by the doctor can be found here.

Immediately means "without culpable hesitation". This means that the application for an extension must normally reach the Examinations Office within three days (not working days) of the reason becoming known. If the evidence is not yet available through no fault of your own, this must be pointed out in the application for extension. They must then be submitted to the Examinations Office as soon as possible.

Simply sending the certificate of incapacity for work is not sufficient.

The chairperson of the examination board decides on the extension of the deadline. Your examiner will be informed of the changed submission date.

To apply for a disadvantage compensation - e.g. in the case of studying with a child, caring for relatives, leave of absence - please send an e-mail to the Examination Office pruefungsamt-psychologie(at)uni-bielefeld.de or arrange a meeting.

Your details will always be treated with absolute confidentiality. 

Study participation hours (VP hours), internships

All information is summarised here:

Study Participation - Bielefeld University

Important: You must be registered with SONA with your *.uni-bielefeld.de address in order to book study participation hours (VP hours).

The proof of the study participation hours completed must be submitted digitally or in paper form to the Psychology Examination Office.

 

  • Find out about the criteria for internships in your degree programme.
  • Look for an appropriate internship position.
  • Get the internship approved by the relevant internship officer.
  • Complete the internship.
  • To hand in and check your internship certificates, please contact the internship officers in the Department of Psychology.
  • They will send the certificate to the Examinations Office for crediting.

Information, documents and contact persons regarding internships can be found under this link.

All detailed information on the relevant degree programmes is linked on the page of the internship officers.

Transcript, Provisional Certificate of Completion, Certificate Documents

You can find the applications for interim transcripts in the examination administration for students in the EKVV under the link "Zeugnisantrag".

You then send the completed application by e-mail to:

transcriptbestellung-psychologie(at)uni-bielefeld.de.

Subsequently, the interim transcript will be uploaded in the examination administration under "My documents" and will be available for you to download.

 

The following requirements must be met in order to issue a preliminary confirmation:

  • Submission of the thesis
  • Confirmation from both examiners to the Examinations Office that the thesis has been passed with a grade of at least 4.0.
  • all other work has been completed and recorded in the transcript
  • Submission of the transcript application to the Examinations Office:
    • digitally as a .pdf file to pruefungsamt-psychologie(at)uni-bielefeld.de or
    • by post to:

Universität Bielefeld
Fakultät für Psychologie und Sportwissenschaft
Prüfungsamt Psychologie
Postfach 10 01 31
D-33501 Bielefeld

You can find the certificate application as a download in the examination administration for students.

Please allow approx. 3 working days for the certificate to be issued, provided that the requirements are met.

The following requirements must be fulfilled in order to issue the degree certificate:

  • Submission of the thesis
  • all other achievements have been completed and recorded in the transcript
  • Submission of the transcript application to the Examinations Office
    • digitally as a .pdf file to pruefungsamt-psychologie(at)uni-bielefeld.de or
    • by post to:

Universität Bielefeld
Fakultät für Psychologie und Sportwissenschaft
Prüfungsamt Psychologie
Postfach 10 01 31
D-33501 Bielefeld

You can find the certificate application as a download in the examination administration for students.

The processing time is approx. four weeks after submission of the complete documents.

For your applications, you must have the required number of transcripts certified at the City Hall/Citizens' Office. The Examinations Office is not allowed to certify transcripts.

No. Even if you have completed all your achievements, you may remain enrolled. You still have the opportunity to improve your performance. The prerequisite for this is that you have paid the semester fee.


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