GENERAL INFORMATION on the HF Exam
Time and place
Time and place of the Written examination will be announced here. Expect to see the time announced and start of registration about a month before the writtenexam. Time and place of the orals are announced on the day of the written examination,
Your room depends on your Matriculation Number. The exam will be held in the Lecture Halls of Gräfin Dönhoff building. The room for each student (grouped by Matriculation Number) will be posted on the doors on the day of the exam.
The written exam is two hours 15 mins. long. Students must be there by 14:00 at the latest. The process of giving important information and signing in a large number of students takes some time, so expect to be there until about 16:30 or later; please be patient.
Registriation is on viacampus. Dates for the registration period are also found here .
You cannot register on the day of the exam; late registration before the exam will be possible up to one day on payment of a fee at the Secretary's Office (AB019).
Students needing to pass one (or two) Oberstufe courses before they can register, will be able to register once their teacher has entered results for the course. Your teacher will do this at least two days before the registration deadline.
Important information for the day of the written exam:
-Please bring your student ID or, if you do not have one, some form of identification.
-You may use an English/English dictionary but NOT a bilingual one (i.e. not English-German or English-Polish etc.)
-We will NOT supply dictionaries at the exam, so if you wish to use one, bring your own.
-Computer-based dictionaries will not be allowed.
-You will not be allowed to share a dictionary so bring your own.
-No mobile phones! Bring a watch if you think you need one; there is a clock in the room.
-You must bring a PEN with BLACK OR DARK BLUE INK to write the test with. The exam cannot be written in pencil (because all exams need to be photocopied).
Only students that fail exactly ONE and only ONE part of the written examination will be given an oral examination. Dates for the oral are announced at the Writte exam - they are generally late September for the Summer Semester examination and late March for the Winter Semester examination
Results for the Written exam will be available on ViaCampus. date of the results will be given on the day of the written exam. If you fail one part, remember to check the Lektorat Englisch website for your oral time and topic.