For each course taken at IUE, the student is given one of the letter grades below by the instructor as the semester course grade.
The table below provides the detailed information about the local letter grades and coefficients.
Score Grades Coefficients
90-100 AA 4,00
85-89 B1 3,50
80-84 B2 3,25
75-79 B3 3,00
70-74 C1 2,75
65-69 C2 2,50
60-64 C3 2,00
50-59 F1 1,50
49 and below F2 0,00
The lowest grade to be successful in a course is (C3) 2,00. The grades lover than 2,00 (F1 and F2) are unsuccessful.
In order to be successful in a program, grade point average must be at least (C3) 2.00 and all courses must be completed successfully.
Pädagogische Hochschule Schwäbisch Gmünd uses ECTS.The student is awarded a certain number of ECTS credits for each course which reflects the workload necessary to successfully complete a course. Credits are awarded only when the student has fulfilled the course requirements, for example regular attendance. The credits are allocated by the individual departments in accordance with the standard workload determined by the respective study and examination regulations whereby one credit equals 30 hours of study. Incoming exchange students are expected to have a workload of approx. 30 ECTS per semester.
Pädagogische Hochschule Schwäbisch Gmünd is applying the following grading system:
• Very good - 1
• Good - 2
• Satisfactory - 3
• Sufficient – 4 (minimal pass mark)
• Unsatisfactory / Unsufficient – 5 / 6