Registration to courses and exams

To register to study at our University, follow the procedures at the  Admissions and registration services.

To register for minors, please find information here.

Below, find information about registration to courses, exams, and minors. For questions about these topics, please contact the reference persons of the corresponding domain.

  • Semester dates and course registration

     Due to COVID, registration for all teaching units is mandatory in 2021/2022 to allow contact tracing.

    You can make changes (e.g. cancel registration, late registration) for almost eight weeks after the original registration deadline.

    Academic Year 2021-2022
    • Autumn semester

      Registration: 30.08.21 - 12.09.21

      Late registration/changes: 13.09.21 - 22.10.21

      Start and end of courses: 20.09.21 - 24.12.21

    • Spring semester

      Registration: 31.01.22 - 13.02.22

      Late registration/changes: 14.02.22 - 08.04.22

      Start and end of courses: 21.02.22 - 03.06.22

    • In order to register, you must have been registered during the previous semester or have paid your tuition fee for the new semester.
    • To avoid any problems, verify the information relative to your study programme under "Cursus".
    • If you follow a personalized study plan, some courses may not appear in the offer list. In this case, select "Register outside of study plan" and explain why you are registering to this class. Please note that if you do not provide an explanation, your registration might be denied.
    • If you decide to not follow a class after registering, please cancel your registration.
  • Exam sessions and registration

    Registration to exams is mandatory and does not automatically happen if you are registered to a class. Please observe the deadlines.

    Each teaching unit is assessed 2-3 times a year. You are not obliged to register for all exams in the session immediately following the semester in which you took the course (see Regulation).

    Dates of 2021 exam sessions
      Winter Summer Fall
    Registration 23.11.20 – 11.12.20 19.04.21 – 07.05.21 12.07.21 – 30.07.21

    Publication of dates

    onMyUniFR and in the Departments

    15.01.21 – 19.02.21 24.05.21 – 09.07.21 16.08.21 – 17.09.21
    Exams* 01.02.21 – 19.02.21 07.06.21 – 09.07.21** 30.08.21 – 18.09.21
    Results by 05.03.21     by 16.07.21** by 24.09.21    
    1) online:
    2) by postal mail:
    3) to the Dean:

    until 11.12.20
    until 19.01.21
    20.01.21 – 19.02.21

    until 07.05.21
    until 28.05.21
    29.05.21 – 09.07.21

    until 30.07.21
    until 20.08.21
    21.08.21 – 17.09.21

    * Exams can be on Saturdays or holidays.
    ** The summer 2021 Exam session ends on 25.06 for the Spring semester exams, but the session is extended until 09.07 for the exams postponed from the winter session (Faculty dispositions). The results of the normal session will be communicated until 09.07, the results of the postponed exams will be communicated until 16.07. 

    Dates of 2022 Exam sessions

    Canceling registrations

    You can cancel exam registrations as follows:

    1. On the student portal until the date 1)
    2. By written postal mail to the Dean's office, without justification, until the date 2)
    3. By written postal mail to the Dean of the Faculty with a justification (original medical certificate, death of a loved one) until date 3) The Deans decides whether the request is granted.
    4. The deadline for submitting an original medical certificate is fifteen days starting the day after the missed exam.
    5. Written requests must be sent by postal mail, dated and signed and must contain the student ID number and the code of the teaching unit.

    Results cannot be canceled after an exam has been done.


    • You are allowed a second attempt if the grade is below 4.

    • You must be registered to the semester in order to register for an exam.

    • If you have not properly registered your minor, you may run into trouble when registering for exams. Check that your minor information is correct in the student portal.

    • If you have a personalized study program, some classes might not appear on the list. In this case, register "out of study plan" and explain the reason for your registration. If you do not give an explanation, your registration might be denied.
    • If you have questions or problems, please contact the Dean's office.
    • At the Faculty of Science and Medicine, you do not pay an examination fee, but you do have to pay to validate your credits in order to receive your diploma.