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Admissions Office


Request for Change of Subject


Students already registered
degree title, major and minor can be changed within the online re-registration or - if the window is not available online - in writing within the following time limits.

If you want a placement in a higher semester, we also need a notification of grades from the dean of the faculty in question.

If you are excluded from further study in your current subject due to failure in examinations, you can apply for a change of subject up to ten days following notice of the exclusion reaching you.

Autumn semester

Bachelor Sport Science Major and 60-credit Minor
Regular application 15 February
Late application not possible 

Medicine, dentristry and veterinary medicine bachelor
first semester
Regular application 15 February with the CRUS
Late application not possible

Spring semester

All non-medical fields of study except Bachelor Sport Science Major and 60-credit Minor
Regular application 15 December
Late application 31 January

New students

A change of degree title sought, or of minor may be granted until mid-October, if your upper secondary school-leaving certificate permits. You can enter a change of subject directly into the personal details sheet or by written request if you have already returned the personal control sheet. It is not possible to change to any medical courses or to the Sport Science Bachelor Major and 60-credit Minor.

for the autumn semester 15 October 
University of Bern | Admissions Office | Hochschulstrasse 4 | 3012 Bern | Switzerland | phone +41 (0)31 631 39 11 | fax +41 (0)31 631 80 08
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