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Grade Conversion Formula for Grades Earned Outside Germany

This grade conversion formula, together with your degree program’s "Fachprüfungs- und Studienordnung" (FPSO),  is a tool to help your convert grades earned in countries other than Germany. Converted grades are calculated using the “modified Bavarian formula”, as follows:

best possible grade in the foreign grading system (Nmax) minus grade earned (Nd), divided by

best possible grade in the foreign grading system (Nmax) minus worst possible passing grade (Nmin) in the foreign grading system,

multiply the result by 3, and add 1

The graphic below may also be helpful:

Grafik zur Errechnung der Bayerischen Formel
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