In special cases (see below), the tuition fee for long-term students can be remitted. More detailed advice in this matter can be obtained from the Registrar's Office during consulting hours. Applications must be addressed to the Registrar's Office:
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According to the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (NHG), the following regulations for exemption in exceptional cases apply (Article 13, Paragraph 1 NHG):
The tuition fee for long-term students will not be charged for any semester or term, during which the student
The following additional provisions for exemption are contained in Article 14, Paragraph 2, Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (NHG):
The fees and charges according to Article 13 may be remitted in full or in part on application, if payment of such fees would cause undue hardship. In general, the tuition fee for long-term students constitutes an undue hardship
To prove fulfilment of the prerequisites according to Clause 2 No. 1, a doctor?s certificate issued by a public health officer must be submitted. The relevant application can be lodged until one month after the end of the respective semester's period of lecture at the latest.