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Enrolment examination

Before enrolment, doctors of the public health service examine the children by a doctor for health impairments that are likely to affect the ability to attend school.

The primary objective of this school entrance examination (SEU) is to be able to initiate treatments or support measures in good time before the start of school.

Doctors do not decide whether a child is being trained or deferred from school.

Children are obliged to take part in the school entrance examination.

School medical teams carry out the school entrance examination close to home in primary schools. The invitation to do so is via the school.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the doctor and the doctor of the public health service.

Which documents are required?

Documents may be required. Please contact the appropriate body.

What are the fees?

There are no charges.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Deadlines may have to be observed. Please contact the appropriate body.


Text updated on 10.06.2011, not validated: No guarantee can be given for the correctness of the information.


The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

competent Bodies

Landkreis Emsland - Fachbereich Gesundheit

Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen

Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62

Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Building Access:
elevator available : yes
wheelchair-accessible : yes


Point of contact:
Dr. Thomas Niehoff
Telephone: 05931 44-1196
D 196
responsible for:

Data protection information

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen

Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover

Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99
Building Access:
elevator available : unknown
wheelchair-accessible : unknown

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

Further Links

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