Examination law


Whether as part of a course, as proof of successful completion of a semester or in relation to a bachelor, masters or diploma title, examinations at schools and universities are extremly significant for pupils and students. This is because they are decisive in determining the next stage in their education, along with the final qualification (or the discontinuation of studies) and frequently determine the further course of the individual’s life. Here it is necessary to weigh up one’s chances carefully. If an examination has to be repeated, valuable education time is lost, or if the examination can no longer be repeated, the individual’s entire professional future may be at stake.


In procedures involving universities and schools, in order to represent your interests in an optimum manner, lawyers specialising in the law on examinations must be familiar with the specific study and examination regulations of individual universities, along with internal decision making procedures and powers. Dr. Leupolt deals with issues relating to the law on examinations. His work involves the legal assessment of examination decisions and challenges against such decisions. When working with examinations outside his area of expertise, such as in medicine or science, he works together with university lecturers, whose expertise he draws on when preparing challenges to examination results. Your examination law lawyer may already be able to improve your grade or secure a pass during the opposition procedure, in which the examiners reassess their evaluation.


As an examination law lawyer, Dr. Leupolt can also request and secure a re-sit of an examination.


Dr. Leupolt deals with issues relating to the law on examinations, including inter alia:

  • challenges to decisions regarding examinations
  • challenges to decisions on admissions to examinations


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