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Standard period of study to be extended again

The Thuringian Ministry of Economics, Science and Digiatle Society (TMWWDG) today agreed with the presidents of the Thuringian universities to extend the standard period of study for enrolled students and students not on leave of absence by one semester each against the background of the ongoing Corona pandemic.

With the Second Act on the Implementation of Necessary Measures in Connection with the Corona Pandemic (2nd ThürCorPanG), the standard period of study for students enrolled in the winter semester 2020/2021 and summer semester 2021 who are not on leave of absence has already been extended by one semester each through Article 6 § 6 Paragraph 1 of the Thuringian Act on Mitigating the Consequences of the Corona Pandemic in Higher Education (ThürCorHG).

Furthermore, it now also applies that long-term tuition fees are automatically not charged, so no application needs to be made. This also applies to students who would have to pay long-term tuition fees in a second degree programme. If the fees have already been paid to ensure proper re-registration for the winter semester 2021/22, the fees will be refunded.