You can only resit an exam you have failed before. If you decide to take some regular FAU courses, your semester off will be cancelled.
Please be patient, at the beginning of the registration period sometimes problems occur. If they are not fixed after a few days, contact your student representatives. They will help you solving this problem.
Going abroad (5)
It is recommended to take a semester off during your stay abroad. This semester off is only accepted afterwards if you did not earn more than 25 ECTS abroad. The whole procedure is explained on the website of the international relations office.
If you want to apply for a study abroad semester at a partner university of the Wiso in Nuremberg you can find all useful information at the international relations office. They also announce the exact application date every year. Please be aware that you have to apply during your first semester (the usual deadline is mostly in December) if you want to go abroad during the third one.
Language courses (6)
Most of the language courses start in the first week and it is mandatory for you to attend the course. Otherwise your registration for this course may be deleted. If your course does not start in the first week you will usually find more information in the course catalogue.
Yes, you can. But, as for other courses, you need a learning agreement.
Yes, foreign language skills worth a total of 5 ECTS are mandatory for IIS students.
Master Thesis (3)
Yes, you have to be matriculated when you register your thesis as well as when you hand it in.
Have a look at the topics announced on the websites of the different chairs and / or ask the chairs’ research assistants about possible thesis topics when you meet them in class. Contacting a staff member of a chair via e-mail is of course possible, too.
You can start your master's thesis each semester, but it is recommended for the last semester.