Dean’s Office and Examinations Office

The Dean's Office of the School of Social Sciences is the contact for students in all concerns of academic life within the faculty, for example route of study consultancies, enrollment of courses or all kind of certifications.
For the teaching staff the Head of the Dean’s Office is responsible for the organization of the faculty as administrational body. Further main tasks are prior to the term and during the term the schedule planning as well as during lectures times the contact and help desk function for guest lectures and fellows.

The Dean's Office is also the office of the faculty executive committee.


Examination office

The Examination office is the central management office where all performances and courses registrations are administrated and applications from students like registration for the BA/MA thesis or course repetition are managed but also applications for vacation term, maternity leave, sickness leave or prolongation of study time.

Next to writing out certifications and grade transcripts, the issuing of Certificates and Diplomas as well as immatriculation of university entrants and exmatriculation of graduates is a central constituent of the Examination Office’s tasks.

The Examination Office is also the Office of the Examination committee.


Thomas SpieglerProf. Dr. phil.
Dean | Professor of Sociology and Methods of Social Research
An der Ihle 5 ALÜP 105
D-39291 Möckern-Friedensau
Tel.: + 49 (0) 39 21 91 61 51

Dean’s Office / Examination Office

Jessica Terhorst
Dean´s Office School of Social Sciences
An der Ihle 5 ALÜP 101
D-39291 Möckern-Friedensau
Tel.: + 49 (0) 39 21 9 16 150

Semester dates


Winter term 2017/18


Immatriculation: 09.10.2017

Lecture start: 10.10.2017

Graduation ceremony for graduates 2016/17:  15.10.2017

Christmas holidays: 18.12.2017-07.01.2018

Exams: 05. - 09.02.2018

Term holidays 10.02.-18.03.2018


Summer term


Immatriculation: 19.03.201

lecture start: 19.03.2018

Pentecoste holidays 10.-21.05.2018

Exam week: 02.07-06.07.2018

term holidays: 07.07-07.10.2018

Vorlesungswochen FB CSW SS 2018

Winterterm 2018/19


immatriculation: 08.10.2018

lecture start: 09.10.2018

Graduation ceremony for graduates 2017/18:  14.10.2018

christmas holidays: 17.12.2018-06.01.2019

exam week: 04. - 08.02.2019

term holidays: 09.02.-17.03.2019

Vorlesungswochen FB CSW WS 2018-2019