Coronavirus – How examinations are affected at FAU

FAU has published regulations concerning deviations from degree programme and examination regulations and the doctoral degree and habilitation regulations due to restrictions to teaching and examinations imposed as a result of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

WiSo wishes Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

2020 is drawing to a close. It has been a challenging year. Therefore, as we start the Christmas days and the New Year, a heartfelt thank you to all students, staff and faculty for their tireless efforts during this special year. A Merry Christmas to you all and a good and, above all, healthy start to 2021.

Information events of the master programs

If a bachelor's degree has already been achieved, a master's program is the perfect choice to further expand the expertise. Information events on the master's degree programs will therefore be held again at the beginning of 2021. The study program coordinators will provide information on content, focus areas and the admission procedure.

WiSo takes Christmas break

From December 24, 2020 to January 6, 2021 inclusive, WiSo and FAU will take a Christmas break to save energy. The service facilities will be closed during this time. WiSo wishes its students, employees and guests happy holidays!

Cancellation of the presence exams from December 16, 2020

With the shutdown decided for Wednesday, December 16, 2020, no exams may take place at the School of Business, Economics and Society. This requirement applies to all examinations, oral as well as written, which are to be conducted in presence.

Reminder: Registration for examinations in winter semester 2020/2021

Remember that students of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Society have until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, December 13, 2020 to register for exams for the 2020/2021 winter semester. Registration for the exams is done via "my campus". The registration function will only be activated during the registration period.

Registration for examinations in winter semester 2020/2021

Students of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Society can register for the exams in the winter semester 2020/2021 from Monday, November 30, 2020, 0.01 a.m. to Sunday, December 13, 2020, 11.59 p.m. The registration for the Examinations are conducted via "my campus". The registration function is only activated during the registration period.

Temporary switch to online teaching

The Bavarian Cabinet has decided yesterday that universities have to switch to digital teaching (except for work in laboratories, internships, applied and artistic education phases and examinations). For this reason, the Faculty of Business, Economics and Society are cancelling all in class teaching.

Learning at the WiSo

The partial lockdown decided for November is now halfway through. While we have to accept and cope with all the restrictions, we would like to point out that we can provide learning rooms for students without the possibility of studying at home or bridging attendance appointments at the university.

The most important facts about ZOOM in the video tutorial

Instead of going to school for many students is homeschooling the reality. The pandemic has brought everyday university life into the living rooms of students. ZOOM makes it possible. FAU offers teachers and students a free license of this video conferencing tool. Each new tool always brings the same questions.

Welcome to the new semester

The lecture period starts in a few days. For the freshmen, this marks the beginning of a new phase in their lives. On November 2, the WiSo will start the lectures for the winter semester 2020/2021, so don't miss the digital study start celebration.

Get off to a good start

The winter term starts Monday, November 2, 2020, with a big digital welcome for all students. At the following virtual WiSo-info-fair, many of the service facilities, institutions, initiatives, and business partners will present themselves. Virtual campus tours, alumni greetings, and a digital party organized by student initiatives bring the day to an good end.

Reminder: Course evaluation until 17.07.2020

The evaluation of the courses will continue until 17.07. Please use this opportunity and participate in the further development of the courses. You have the opportunity to bring in your…

Save the date: WiSo-BachelorDay on July 10, 2020

Save the date: Digital WiSo-BachelorDay on July 10, 2020: Virtual and informative, find out everything about the FAUWiSo Bachelor's programs. A compact summary of the most important facts about the BA courses #Economic Sciences #Economic Information Technology #Social Economics #IES and #IBS. More information at

Course evaluation by students starts again

Just like every semester, the course evaluation is on our agenda for this summer term. The evaluation is an important instrument for the continuous and well-founded development of teaching at the faculty. This summer semester, the evaluation period runs from 06.07.-17.07.

Examination registration in the summer term 2020

Currently, the registration period for exams for the summer semester has been running from June 8 to June 21, 2020. The registration will be done on my campus again this semester. Please note that the registration period has been shortened by two weeks compared to other semesters.

WiSo Career Day on 16 June 2020 in digital edition

Good news for all students and recent graduates! In line with the virtual summer semester 2020, the WiSo Career Day on 16 June will also be held completely digitally. In addition to exciting webinar lectures there will be workshops in which professional trainers will give advice on how to apply for jobs and demonstrate different career paths.

Module handbooks in the virtual summer term

The module handbooks changed due to the virtual summer semester are published. FAU has published a statute regarding deviations from study regulations, examinations, doctoral and habilitation study regulations due to the Corona virus SARS-CoV-2.

#WiSo.Zusammenhalt.Unternehmen: five ECTS for social commitment

Would you like to combine social commitment during the corona crisis and enhancement of your skills related to a topic at WiSo? At #WiSo.Zusammenhalt.Unternehmen, you will be working with a partner from civil society, the municipality, or local small and medium sized firms. Simultaneously, you will enhance your professional competence.

Virtual summer term: Exams and student initiatives

Unfortunately, we are not able to make a statement how the current situation will affect the exams of your courses at the end of the summer term at this point in time. Kindly note that the module handbook, which will be published on 18.05.2020, will contain information on the nature of changes regarding your examinations.

Valuable support during the summer term

The first day of the virtual summer term already lies behind us. Hopefully, you have all started off well into the new semester, you have visited your first virtual lectures and tried out some of the digital tools.

Advice and information on the start of the virtual summer term

This semester is unprecedented in over 100 years of our faculty’s history. We want to enable you to successfully complete your semester despite flattening-the-curve. This is why we have analyzed all scheduled modules regarding the possibility to transfer them into a digital environment.

Welcome to the virtual summer semester 2020

The lecture period has begun and the WiSo welcomes its students in the new, this time digital semester #WiSoVirtuell. In addition, of course, the newly enrolled students in the 1st master semester. We wish everyone a good start into the virtual semester 2020!

WiSo made it possible

The virtual summer semester 2020 is approaching with great strides. In each of the bachelor and master courses, the intended number of ECTS points can be earned. For every WiSo course scheduled for the summer semester, a course on StudOn can be found.

Information on StudOn on April 3rd

Information about whether and how a module takes place and is examined will be made available in the respective courses on StudOn from April 3rd. Therefore, you should definitely join the courses on StudOn that you would like to attend this semester.