(1) The examination board is responsible for crediting study periods as well as study and examination achievements.
(2) Study periods, study, and examination achievements in the same program at other universities in Germany are recognized without equivalence examination.
(3) Study periods, study, and examination achievements in other study courses are recognized, as far as the equivalency is established. Equivalence must be established when study periods, study and examination achievements in terms of content, scope, and requirements of the different programs correspond. It is not a schematic comparison, but an overall consideration and overall assessment. When recognizing periods of study and academic examinations that were provided outside Germany, the equivalence agreements approved by the Conference of Ministers of Education and the German Rectors 'Conference, the Bilateral Declarations of the Conference of Ministers of Education / Rectors' Conference, and agreements within the framework of university partnerships must be observed. The legal basis in the European context is the "Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education in the European Region of 11.04.1997" (Lisbon Convention).
(4) If coursework and examinations are taken into account, the grades - insofar as the grading systems are comparable - shall be adopted and included in the calculation of the final grade in accordance with these examination regulations. For incomparable grading systems, the note "passed" is added. A mark of recognition in the certificate is permitted.
(5) The number of credit points envisaged will be credited for coursework and examinations are taken into account.
(6) In both programs a student may receive a maximum of 10 ECTS credits from other higher education institutions.