The Examination Regulations are an integral part of the education contract between the student and FH Vorarlberg. It is available to students and lecturers in the degree programme administration offices or in the intranet.
Exams are graded according to the Austrian grading system:
|Austrian grading scheme||Definition|
|1||EXCELLENT: Outstanding Performance|
|2||GOOD: Generally good, but with some errors|
|3||SATISFACTORY: Generally sound work with a number of substantial errors|
|4||SUFFICIENT: Performance meets the minimum criteria|
|5||UNSATISFACTORY: <50 % Substantial improvement necessary; requirement of further work|
|Successfully completed||Positive Performance, where a strict differentiation is not adequate|
|Not completed||Negative performance, where a strict differentiation is not adequate|
|Recognised||Transfer credits for courses with equivalent learning outcomes|
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The final bachelor's and master's examinations before a committee are graded according to the following grade scale:
In applying this grading system, it has to be noted that the grades “pass with merit” and “pass with distinction” are reserved exclusively for an examination performance clearly exceeding the level of performance required to pass these final exams.
Additional information about the grading system is provided in the Transcript of Records (ToR) in the grading distribution table. The grading distribution table is defined for each of the study fields offered at FH Vorarlberg.
For the degree programmes Engineering & Technology (Computer Science, Mechatronics, Business Administration with Engineering), Business Administration, Design and Social Work, the grades from all courses for the past three years are used to calculate the grade distribution table. This grading table will be updated once a year in autumn.