All courses at CBS Summer University have an exam. All exams are individual.
You will automatically be registered for the exams.
You can find more information about the exam and the exam form in the course description for each course, which you will find in the list of courses.
Please note: "home assignment" exams run in parallel with the course and will start on the first day of teaching. All home assignment exams will take place simultaneously. This means that your exam submissions must be handed in on the same day and time. If you do not wish to have two simultaneous home assignment exam, please choose other courses with another exam type. Neither the time nor the exam type can be changed.
Exam periods 2024
|Attendance: you must participate in min. 80% of the scheduled teaching, and complete one or two in-class activities.
24 June - 15 July: Home assignment written in parallel with the course OR
12 July 2024: 4-hour written sit-in exam at campus
24 June - 2 August: Home assignment written in parallel with the course OR
29 July - 2 August 2024: 4-hour written sit-in exam at campus
Exam dates 2024
You can find the exam dates and times for each course in here:
If you do not pass the ordinary exam, you will automatically be registered for the following retake exam.
You can find information on the exam form for the retake exam in the course description:
|16 - 20 September 2024
|4-hour written sit-in exam*
|23 - 26 September 2024
|72-hour home assignment*
* Please note that the exam may be changed to an online oral exam. You can see the final exam form in Digital Exam.
You can find the exam dates and times for each course here:
The number of exam attempts depends on which type of student you are:
Credit transfer student
CBS mandatory student
CBS elective student
Single course student/open university student
You will find much more information about exams at on Exams at Summer University on my.cbs.dk which is the student intranet that you will get access to once you are enrolled in a course.
Withdrawal from exams
If you want to withdraw from the ordinary exam, you must apply for an exemption.
If you want to withdraw from the retake exam, you must do so no later than 3 weeks prior to the exam
You can find much more information about withdrawal from exams on Exams at Summer University on my.cbs.dk which is the student intranet that you will get access to once you are enrolled in a course.
Grades for all summer courses are based 100% on the final exam. You can see your grades on the Online Student Service no later than 4 weeks after your exam.
The 7-point grading scale
The Danish grading scale is used throughout the education system in Denmark, including universities. The grading scale is compatible with the European ECTS grading scale and your performance is assessed according to the extent that you have met the specific learning objectives set for your specific course.
Read more about the 7-point grading scale (pdf)
In November you will receive a digital encrypted transcript by email if you have passed the course in the ordinary exam. We do not send transcripts in paper versions.
If you do not pass the ordinary exams, we will send a new transcript by December with the new grades after the retake exams. If you do not pass the 1st retake exam, we will send a new transcript after the 2nd retake with the new grades.
If you have more exams and have passed one of your ordinary exams, this grade will still appear on the new transcript.
Depending on what type of student you are, you will receive your transcript here:
- Exchange student from CBS's partner universities: We will email the transcript directly to your coordinator at your home university
- CBS elective student: you will not receive a transcript/certificate for CBS Summer University. Your grade will be a part of your final diploma.
- CBS mandatory student: you will not receive a transcript/certificate for CBS Summer University. Your grade will be a part of your final diploma.
- Other student categories: We will email the transcript to your CBS email address. NOTE: Only to your CBS email address.
More information about exams
All information about exams including how to prepare, tips and tricks, guidelines, exam aids, exemptions, complaints and much more can be found at Courses and exams on my.cbs.dk