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Institute of Automotive Engineering Stuttgart (IFS)

FAQs Studying at IFS

FAQs on the subject of thesis, assignment & co.


Please fill in the  registration form you have obtained from the examination office and then hand it in at the chair office during opening hours. As soon as the professor in charge has signed the form, you can collect it at the chair office.

For masters thesis: In case of a transfer, you must ask the examination office for the proper two-sided form. Additionally, FMT students have to formulate a transfer application (template) to the transferring professor of the specialization subject and bring this along.

Date: 2018-12-12

Please fill out he prolongation of bachelors-, research thesis, project reports or masters thesis and confirm from your superviser.

Submit application during office hours in the chair office.

Overview plans are not provided directly by the professor. Please contact Mr. Bäuerle or Mr. Seiwert during the office hours (no seperate date required).

Date: 2019-03-26

Changes in the overview plan are possible as follows:

- Module changes in your major must be approved by the respective professor

- If your module to be replaced has not been passed or failed, it can be replaced. Please bring your current transcript of records to the office hours or the chair office. After approval, your submit the new overview plan to the examination office.

Date: 2018-12-12

If the student is taken ill bevor or during an examination, it is his/her duty to inform the examminer without delay. Within three days he or she must submit a certificate (withdrawal-form) at the examination office. Withdrawal after the examination is not possible.

Date: 2018-12-12

There are two case examples for this question:

a) In the case of voluntary deregistration - i.e. without loss of examination entitlement (EN=final failure to pass), you are still required to write a re-examination. Otherwise and in spite of your deregistration, you will have failed the examination formally (ex officio), with may lead to loss of examination entitlement.

b) The studenht is not allowed to write a re-examination after the examination office has declared loss of examination entitlement, and neither may he receive a "failed" mark due to nonappearance.

Date: 2018-12-12

Yes - these as well as students research may be written at a university abroad. Please make sure in advance that you have chosen a topic that can be supervised at IFS (information regarding the topics is given on the IFS site under "Research").

Date: 2018-12-12

Yes, if the subject fits the research area of the respective professor.

You can find the procedure here.

Date: 2018-12-12

Please check the requirements for the beginning of the final thesis in your valid examination regulations. If you confirm the requirements, the registration form can be downloaded via C@MPUS at „meine Anträge“ or obtained directly from the examination office. This is then given in the chair office for approval by the specialist professor.
Note: Date of issue of the topic must be coordinated with your caregiver, as this is also included in the final thesis with the original assignment.

Date: 2018-12-12

Yes - if all other course achievement have already been provided, recorded and been registered at the examination office for the final thesis, then you do not have to be registered with the university in order to hand in your thesis in the following semester.

Tip: After deregistration, further use of university resources (library, semester ticket) is no longer possible.

Date: 2018-12-12

FAQs for FMT bachelor`s students
FAQs for FMT master`s students

Please also note further informations from the web page of the examination office.

Date: 2019-07-15




Student Affairs

Bernhard Bäuerle

Bernhard Bäuerle

Student Counselling and Course Degree Management Automotive and Engine Engineering

Kurt Seiwert

Kurt Seiwert

Course Degree Management Automotive and Engine Engineering

[Photo: Kurt Seiwert]

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