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 period during which no courses are held.




Summer semester 2018

Beginning of semester and classes1 March 2018
Rectorstag (Rector's day, no classes)12 March 2018
Easter break26 March to 8 April 2018
Whitsun break19 to 22 May 2018
End of classes30 June 2018
Lecture-free period (summer break)1 July to 30 September 2018
End of semester30 September 2018

Winter semester 2018/19

Beginning of the semester and classes1 October 2018
No classes2 November 2018
Christmas break17 December 2018 to 6 January 2019
End of classes31 January 2019
Lecture-free period (semester break)1 to 28 February 2019
End of semester28 February 2019