Academic calendar

THE ACADEMIC YEAR

Fall term (Wintersemester): 1 October - 31 March
Spring term (Sommersemester): 1 April - 30 September

Winter Semester 2023/24

Application deadline:15 July 2023
Arrival day:beginning of September 2023
Language and Orientation program:4 September - 13 October 2023
Lecture period:16 October 2023 - 2 February 2024
Public holidays:

3 October 2023 ( Tag der Deutschen Einheit)

31 October 2023 (Reformationstag)

Christmas break:21 December 2023 - 3 Jan 2024
Examination period I:12 - 28 February 2024
Examination period II:18 - 28 March 2024

Summer Semester 2024

Application deadline:15 January 2024
Arrival day:beginning of March 2024
Language and Orientation program:4 - 28 March 2024
Lecture period:2 April - 5 July 2024
Public holidays:

29 March 2024 (Good friday)

1 April 2024 (Easter monday)

1 May 2024 (May day)

9 May 2024 (Ascension day)

20 May 2024 (Pentecost)

Examination period I:15 July - 31 July August 2024
Examination period II:16 - 28 September 2024

 International Summer University 2024

Language and Culture program:5 - 30 August 2024

Winter Semester 2024/25

Application deadline:15 July 2024
Arrival day:beginning of September 2024
Language and Orientation Program:tba
Lecture period:14 October 2024 - 31 January 2025
Public holidays:

3 October 2024 ( Tag der Deutschen Einheit)

31 October 2024 (Reformationstag)

Christmas break:23 December 2024 - 4 Jan 2025
Examination period I:February
Examination period II:February

Summer Semester 2025

Application deadline:15 January 2025
Arrival day:beginning of March 2025
Language- & Orientation program:tba
Lecture period:7 April - 11 July 2025
Public holidays:

18 April 2025 (Good friday)

21 April 2025 (Easter monday)

1 May 2025 (May day)

29 May 2025 (Ascension day)

8 June 2025 (Pentecost)

Examination period I:mid July
Examination period II:mid August

 International Summer University 2025

Language and Culture program:tba

Winter Semester 2025/26

Application deadline:15 July 2025
Arrival day:beginning of September 2025
Language and Orientation program:tba
Lecture period:13 October 2025 - 30 January 2026
Public holidays:

3 October 2025 ( Tag der Deutschen Einheit)

31 October 2025 (Reformationstag)

Christmas break:20 December 2025 - 3 Jan 2026
Examination period I:tba
Examination period II:tba

Summer Semester 2026

Application deadline:15 January 2026
Arrival day:beginning of March 2026
Language- & Orientation program:tba
Lecture period:6 April - 10 July 2026
Public holidays:

3 April 2026 (Good friday)

6 April 2026 (Easter monday)

14 May 2026 (May day)

25 May 2026 (Ascension day)

6 June 2026 (Pentecost)

Examination period I:tba
Examination period II:tba

 International Summer University 2026

Language and Culture program:tba