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German Grade Calculator

This grade conversion formula, together with your degree program’s Academic and Examination Regulations (FPSO), is a tool to help your convert grades earned in countries other than Germany. Please note that this tool is only intended to provide a first orientation and the results are in no way binding.


Enter the maximum grade, the minimum passing grade, and your current overall grade in the grading system of your university. The result is equivalent to your grade in the German grading system, where 1.0 is the maximum grade and 4.0 is the minimum passing grade.


German Grade equivalent to your score :

German Grade Meaning:

1.0–1.5 = “very good”

1.6–2.5 = “good”

2.6–3.5 = “satisfactory”

3.6–4.0 = “sufficient”

5.0 and above “not sufficient / failed”

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is German Grading System?

German uses 5 point grading system to evaluate academic performance. Usually, the grade varies from 1 to 5, 1 being excellent and 5 being insufficient/unqualified.

2. How to convert my grade into German Grade?
3. Is ECTS and German Grade are Same?

You can use the Modified Bavarian formula to convert your grades into the German Grading system or you can use the

4. Why should i convert my grades into German Grading System?

Converting your grades into German Grading System helps you to understand University requirement better and also helps you with University Application Process.

ECTS is European Credit Transfer System used to “calculate” academic credits, While the German Grading System is used to “convert” student grades acquired in the Home country to German Grades. You can calculate your ECTS

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