Course and Module Examinations, Grading

Study is directed by national regulations of partner universities. CDE is following the ECTS conversion tables, please see also CDE conversion table of grades.

The programme contains the following course types:

provides an overview of a subject or one of its sub-areas and its theoretical ap-proaches and presents different teachings and methods. The contents are mainly presented in lecture style. Attendance is not mandatory but highly recommended.

Type of exam: Teacher and peer assessment of individual assignments, optionally presentations and portfolio entries, plus overview tests.

serves the acquisition, testing and optimization of practical skills and knowledge in the field of study or one of its sub-areas. Course participation is continuously assessed and attendance is mandatory.

Type of exam: Assessment of individual lab assignments plus overview test. Presentation of focus topic with peer and teacher assessment.

supports experiential and applied learning outside of classrooms and is focussed on active learning through contact with real world phenomena and experiences. Course participation is continuously assessed and attendance is mandatory.

Type of exam: Submission of summary.