Organisational matters

Open a Master's account at the examination office

In order for the examination office „Philosophische Promotionskommission“ (PhilProm) to record your credit points or examination results or to organize your attendance at exams you have to open a „Master’s account". Your Master’s account must be active before the end of your first Master’s semester and before registering for your first module examination. You can find the form „Application for Master’s Exam Admission“ (Antragsformular Masterprüfung) via the direct link to the download from the PhilProm website (pdf file; 2,1MB) or alternatively via the general information page on the Master STS. In order to open a Master’s account, the filled out form must be send or handed in to Marianne Köhler at the examination office of PhilProm. The examination office PhilProm is located at Campus Bockenheim, building „Juridicum“, Senckenberganlage 31, 3rd floor, room 355.

Important links:

Studienordnung (in German only)

Rahmenordung des Fachbereichs 09 (in German only)+

Academic conformation form

Attendening courses from human geography and sociology for your obligatory module

When attending courses for the obligatory modules "Technologies of Governance (M2)", "Markets and Cultures (M3)", and "Economies of Life (M4)" held by the Institute of human geography or/and sociology please take this form with you and hand them over to the lecturer. He or she needs to fill out and sign the form at the end of the semester in order for you to receive CPs or/and grade for this course. Make sure that the form is filled out correctly and then hand it over to Nicole Philipp-Jahnke (I.G. 1.456 or Alexandra Kühn (I.G. 1.453).

Exams (MAP, Modulabschlussprüfung): Registration, Withdrawal, Illness

Registering for module exams is mandatory and binding. Without registering, you cannot take the exam. Registration for the exams is conducted via QIS/LSF. All deadlines for registration, withdrawing or retaking exams will be announced on this website as well as the website of the examination office PhilProm. If you are taken ill and cannot participate in the exam, you must inform the PhilProm. Please use the official form by PhilProm, to let a medical professional certify your inability to take the exam. You have to hand in the medical certification at PhilProm within three days. If you do not follow these instructions, the exam will be rated "insufficient; 5,0". Please find more information on this in the PhilProm FAQ (German-language).

Overview of exam results or credit points

You can find an overview of your exam results or credit points at your QIS/LSF-account, which is administered by PhilProm. The institute for Cultural Anthropology and European Ethnology will also make a physical copy of your credit ("Modulscheine") available to you, which you can pick up at the student assistant office.

Registration for the Master's thesis

After agreeing on who will be advisor and second reviewer of your MA thesis, you have to register the thesis and its final title at PhilProm. According to examination regulations, there is a 5 (five) months thesis processing time after registering your MA thesis. You can find the form „Registration for Master's Thesis Submission“ (Anmeldung zur Masterarbeit) via the direct link to the download from the PhilProm website (pdf file; 465KB) or alternatively via the general information page on the Master STS.