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Grading Scale and Assessment Method


Assessment method

Lectures: written exam (at least 60 minutes up to 120 minutes)
Seminars: written assignment and presentation

Grading Scale

The following grading scale is applied to all courses (lectures and seminars) at the Faculty of Business and Economics:

German gradeEquivalentExplanation
1,0 very good Considered an excellent result, seldom achieved, an outstanding achievement
1,3
1,7 good Considered a (very) good result, awarded less requently than the American "B" grade, an achievement which lies substantially above average requirements
2,0
2,3
2,7 satisfactory Considered a (rather) good result, and does not correspond with the American "C" grade, an achievement which corresponds to average requirements
3,0
3,3
3,7 sufficient  an achievement which barely meets the requirements
4,0
4,3 not sufficient / failed an achievement which does not meet the requirements
4,7
5,0

If you click here, you can see the Grade Distribution in Business Administration. 

Conversion in ECTS grades

German gradeECTS grade
1,0 A
1,3
1,7 B
2,0
2,3 C
2,7
3,0 D
3,3
3,7 E
4,0
4,3 FX
4,7
5,0 F