Removal from the Register of Students and Pension Insurance Certificate
Your removal from the register of students (Exmatrikulation) terminates your studies and membership at TH Köln. All students who are removed from the register of students receive a Pension Insurance Certificate which lists the times enrolled at TH Köln for pension insurance purposes.
Removal from the Register of Students
You will automatically be removed from the register of students if you
- pass your program’s final examination (you will be removed at the end of the semester or, at the earliest, the day of your final examination)
Additional information is available in the download section: "Information for graduating students: Re-register or not?"
- irreversibly fail a module examination or your final examination.
- if you do not re-register by the end of the deadline
Students may also be removed from the register upon their own request.
Pension Insurance Certificate
All students receive a Pension Insurance Certificate with their confirmation of removal from the register of students. This certificate states the times enrolled at TH Köln for pension insurance purposes.
If former students need such a certificate at a later date, they can request a new one. To do so, please use the appropriate request form. The new certificate is issued free of charge, the processing time is approx. 4 weeks.