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").


Summer semester 2019

Beginning of semester and classes1 March 2019
Rector's day (no classes)12 March 2019
Easter break15 April to 28 April 2019
Whitsun break8 to 11 June 2019
End of classes30 June 2019
Lecture-free period (summer break)1 July bis 30 September 2019
End of semester30 September 2019

Winter semester 2019/20

Beginning of semester and classes1 October 2019
No classes2 November 2019
Christmas break18 December 2019 to 6 January 2020
End of classes31 January 2020
Lecture-free period (semester break)1 to 29 February 2020
End of semester29 February 2020