If certain requirements are met, students can be approved for part-time studies according to § 9 of the Hessian Matriculation Ordinance (HImmaVO).

The application is made directly through the E-campus via the menu My study - Requests. If you no longer have access to the E-Campus, please contact the InfoCenter.

Reasons for part-time studies:

  1. Employment:
    Employment subject to social security contributions with at least 14 and a maximum of 28 hours of regular weekly working hours as a rule,
  2. Education:
    Bringing up a child within the meaning of § 25 Para. 5 BAföG up to the age of ten years
  3. Care:
    Proven care of close relatives with assignment to a care level according to § 15 Abs. 1 SGB XI
  4. Disability or chronic illness with the effect of prolonging the study period
    (no full-time studies possible)

However, not every student who meets these requirements can actually complete part-time studies, as the group of people eligible is limited.

Exclusions for part-time studies:

  • Students who are enrolled in another degree programme (double degree), cannot study part-time,
  • Part-time studies can only within the standard study period be included or continued
  • Part-time study can at most up to an extension of the study period to double the standard period of study to be completed
  • In a degree programme with restricted admission, part-time studies can only be approved if there are no admission restrictions for the semester applied for (usually within the standard period of study),
  • Part-time studies according to § 9 HImmaVO is only possible if the examination regulations of the chosen course do not exclude it or if the regulations of the examination regulations do not necessarily conflict with part-time studies,
  • part-time studies cannot be applied for for a completed semester.

Credit for part-time studies:

  • Semesters in part-time study are counted as half semesters and as full university semesters.
  • In part-time studies, half of the credit points or proof of performance provided for in full-time studies of the course can be earned. If this is exceeded, the semester is counted as a full semester.
  • If the examination regulations of the chosen degree programme stipulate deadlines for the first completion of an examination, these are extended accordingly.