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Special exam session

  • ITEM: Procedure that allows students who are unable to continue their courses because their courses have been discontinued to request to extra exam sessions in addition to those already programmed. These extra exam sessions will take place during the academic year immediately after the discontinuation of their courses.
Application procedure
Who The interested party or the authorized person on presentation of the necessary identification.
Where At the Secretary's Office of the Faculty/School where they are carrying out their studies.
  • Period: 2 May to 30 November

By presenting the following documentation:


Application for this procedure has no cost (see, if necessary, the resolution fees).

  • Old curricula will be gradually terminated on a year by year basis and substituted by new curricula. Once each academic year of an old curriculum has terminated, the University will organise for exam sessions during the two subsequent academic years. Students who are continuing on the old curriculum can be assessed during these exam sessions.
  • If there are students who have not passed all of their pending subjects, the University may exceptionally add a further two exam sessions to the following academic year.
  • This extra exam session may only be requested for those subjects that are pending during the academic year immediately following the discontinuation of the relevant course. (check the calendar for the termination from: 1st and 2nd cycle, Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree)
  • Students who request to take subjects in the extra exam sessions may not request the additional exam session for these same subjects, in accordance with the corresponding state legislation.
  • Students who do not pass the subjects during the extra exam sessions must follow the new course curriculum in order to complete their degrees.

Resolution of the application
Who The dean or director of the faculty or school:

At most, five days after presenting the application and the necessary documentation.
*August is not considered to be a working month.


The interested party will be informed of the resolution and, if appropriate, their academic transcript will be updated.


Students must pay the fee generated by the formalization of their course registration.


Students must register on the designated registration date.