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 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

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