According to § 64 para. 1 of the Higher Education Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz NRW): "University examinations are taken on the basis of examination regulations, which are to be issued by the departmental council after review by the presidium. The students are to be involved in the development of the examination regulations; further details are determined by the departmental regulations."
All examination regulations, including any further specific amendments, are published in the official announcements of the RWTH and come into force after publication. The following examination regulations (PO) and amendment regulations currently exist for the Bachelor's and Master's degree programs of the teaching unit "Applied Geosciences":