The academic year

The dates of the next academic year are published in the university's periodical bulletin by decree of the rectorate. As soon as the respective bulletin has been published, the dates are updated on this webpage.

Winter semester 2017/18

Beginning of the semester and of courses2 October 2017
Lecture free2 November 2017
Christmas holidays18 December 2017 to 7 January 2018
End of the semester31 January 2018
Lecture free time ("semester break")1 February to 28 February 2018

Summer semester 2018

Beginning of the semester and of courses1 March 2018
Rector's Day/dies academicus (no classes)12 March 2018
Easter holidays26 March to 8 April 2018
Pentecost holidays19 to 22 May 2018
End of semester30 June 2018
Summer holidays1 July bis 30 September 2018