Sometimes things don't always go as planned and you may find yourself having to take a short (or longer) leave of absence from your studies. If you find yourself in this position, you do not have to dis-enroll from the university; you can apply to take a leave of absence.
In accordance with § 67 of the 2002 Universities Act, students may apply for a leave of absence from studies for specific reasons. Students must enter the reasons for wishing to take a leave of absence directly on the form.
Information pertaining to COVID-19 ("Coronavirus")!
You can apply for a leave of absence for Summer Semester 2020 for COVID-19 for the following reasons in accordance to § 2 of the regulation issued by the Rectorate:
- Childcare responsibilities
- Insufficient technical equipment and being recipient of a study grants
- Restrictions for in-person educational courses
Submit the application by e-mailing it to: email@example.com by May 29, 2020.
The application form contains detailed information and a list of documents to include with the application.