Please forward this error screen to 209. To calculate averages of suffixed grades, they are assigned fractional values, where 1 is german for kids 2 grade. As schools are governed by the states, not by the federal government, there are slight differences. Thus if a student tries very hard, but still does very poorly compared to the rest of the class, the teachers are allowed to give them good grades because they tried so hard.
15 points and “6” equals 0 points. Abitur grade of less than 0. 6 is possible and such grades are used in an informal setting, although officially any student with less than 1. 0 will be awarded a 1.
This conversion scheme is intended as a guideline, as exact conversions may differ. A matter of particular interest for those considering studying abroad or even enrolling full-time in a German university is the conversion of grades. While the below information may prove useful, it is recommended to contact the interested university directly to inquire which method they use to convert grades. A number of systems exist for the conversion of grades from other countries into German grades. 6 is rounded to the German grade 1. 5 is rounded to the German grade 2.