Academic Calendar

The academic year in Germany is divided into two semesters:

The winter semester officially begins on 1st October and ends on 31st March.

The summer semester begins on 1st April and ends on 30th September.

However, the lecture period usually only runs from mid-October until mid-February and from mid-April until the end of July. The remaining time is intended for exams/internships/semester break.

The lecture period of the winter semester 2019/20 starts on October 21. In the summer semester 2020, the courses start on April 14, 2020.