Panic attacks: the University of Zurich has rejected a student wrongly

The 27. August 2018 was a bad day for a student, the put on the University of Zurich in the Bachelor program for biochemistry. On this day, you completed the

Panic attacks: the University of Zurich has rejected a student wrongly

The 27. August 2018 was a bad day for a student, the put on the University of Zurich in the Bachelor program for biochemistry. On this day, you completed the module exam foundations in chemistry – for the third Time, because she was rattled twice by the examination. A bad day was because the student fears for Existence and panic attacks suffered and that is why since a few weeks in medical treatment put and powerful drugs had to swallow.

Under these circumstances it was not surprising that they failed in the third attempt. The University told her a few days later, the negative decision. You have not passed and will not be able to complete their studies more, because you could make the module examination to a maximum of three times. Against this decision, the student filed a complaint. It had not been for reasons of health, in full possession of their powers, and should again be admitted to the examination.

"In a misty dream"

you also have medical certificates submitted to the showed that they on 27. August was been completely unable to work. Because of her mental illness she was, moreover, only judgment reduces been able. Because of the drugs they have lived as "in a misty dream". According to her Doctor, she was restricted in the concentration of strong, was allowed to drive a car and was instructed to avoid stressful situations in the traffic or at concerts.

Nevertheless, the appeals Commission dismissed the complaint on the grounds that they would be able to due to health reasons, and the examination later to complete the logout. It should be in accordance with the examination regulations is not possible to do it later deregistration reasons for the claim.

An exceptional case?

Now, the administrative court looks in contrast to the Appeals Committee for exceptions, in which the subsequent cancellation of an examination is possible. The case, the student would not be for the court, such an exceptional case when it was before the test even in the position to monitor your Situation. Perhaps you took wrongly to the test, in spite of their fears of existence writing.

The administrative court may order now, but not just another testing opportunity for the student, but it has the case back to the appeals Commission. This is to clarify whether it was due to a judgment, inability of the student to an exceptional case.

Created: 07.03.2020, 11:09 PM

Updated Date: 07 March 2020, 12:01

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