The academic year

 

The academic year is divided into winter semester and summer semester. Each semester consists of a period during which courses are held and a lecuture-free period ("holidays").

 

Winter semester 2019/20

Beginning of semester and classes1 October 2019
No classes2 November 2019
Christmas breakfrom 18 December 2019 to 6 January 2020
End of classes31 January 2020
Lecture-free period (semester break)from 1 to 29 February 2020
End of semester29 February 2020

Summer semester 2020

Beginning of semester and classes2 March 2020
Rector's Day (no classes)12 March 2020
Easter breakfrom 6 to 19 April 2020
Whitsun breakfrom 30 May to 2 June 2020
End of classes30 June 2020
Lecture-free period (summer break)from 1 July bis 30 September 2020
End of semester30 September 2020