FAQ - Certificates

In connection with your studies at FH Aachen, there are various certificates which are issued to you, some automatically and some on request. In the following section, we have answered questions about the certificate of deregistration, the proof of paid semester fees, the clearance certificate and the proof for the pensions office.


Where can I get a deregistration certificate?

You can get a deregistration certificate at the Registrar's Office.

Will I get my deregistration certificate by post or email?

The certificate will be sent to you by post. Alternatively, you can pick it up in person during the opening hours of the Registrar's Office.

When will I get my deregistration certificate if I do not re-register?

If you do not re-register, the university is obligated to deregister you in accordance with the Higher Education Act (Hochschulgesetz) NRW. In this case, you will receive a deregistration certificate approx. 6 weeks after the start of the semester.

When will I get the deregistration certificate once I have completed my studies?

If you have passed your final examination, you will be automatically deregistered at the end of the semester. The responsible examination office will inform the Registrar's Office of your successful graduation. In this case, you will receive your deregistration certificate after passing the final examination as soon as the responsible examination office has announced this. This might take some time.

Where can I get proof of paid semester fees?

You can get proof of paid semester fees at the Registrar's Office. This proof will only be issued to you on request. The request for this certificate should be sent by email (alumni account) to the Registrar's Office. You can print out a list of fees via the QIS Portal.

Will I receive proof of paid semester fees by post or email?

The certificate will be sent to you by post. Alternatively, you can pick it up personally during the opening hours of the Registrar's Office.

Where can I get a confirmation of registration in English?

A confirmation of registration in English can be obtained from the Registrar's Office. This document will only be issued to you on request. The request for this document should be sent by email (alumni account or the private email address stored in the system) to the Registrar's Office.

How do I get a clearance certificate?

A clearance certificate will be issued by the examination office of your faculty. It is not available at the Registrar's Office.

I used to be registered at FH Aachen and need proof for the pensions office fund. Where can I get this?

You can get proof for the pension insurance either from the  Registrar's Office or from the FH Aachen archive.

I need a study progress certificate, a deregistration certificate, or sth similar. Can it be sent to me by email?

You will get the requested certificate by post.

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