Rules & Regulations
The legal framework for the Public Policy Program (MPP) is the Prüfungs- und Studienordnung (Examination and Study Rules), which contains rules and regulations on the admissions procedure, examination guidelines, graduation requirements, and the examinations committee.
Click here to download the current Prüfungs- und Studienordnung (Examination and Study Rules):
The 2020 examination and study rules are valid in the framework of the general examination regulations for master programs at the University of Erfurt (M-RPO). Please find below link to the current German original version on the university’s website, as well as our unofficial English translation
You can also download the previous Prüfungs- und Studienordnung (Examination and Study Rules). Those are still valid for students who joined the program before 2020:
Please note: The English translation is unofficial and a service to non-native German speakers. Only the German version is legally binding.
All Examination and Study Rules (Studien- und Prüfungsordnungen) are based on the Higher Education Act of Thuringia (Thüringer Hochschulgesetz), which outlines the rules and regulation for higher education in the whole state. The current regulations (dated May 2018 with additions from March 2021) can be found on the online-administration website of Thuringia (only German version available).
For a collection of the legal bases of the university, please visit the relevant section of website of the registrar's department
Head of the Examinations Committee:
Prof. Dr. Achim Kemmerling (Deputy Head)
Prof. Dr. Heike Grimm
Prof. Dr. Oliver Himmler
Please address any appeals directly to the head of the examinations committee.