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Dates and deadlines

Semester calendars

Academic year

SemesterLecturesExaminationsLecture-free period
Summer semester 2020Originally: Mon, 16 Mar - Fri, 3 Jul 2020
Changed to: Mon, 20 Apr - Fri, 17 Jul 2020
Originally: Mon, 6 Jul - Fri, 24 Jul 2020
Changed to: Mon, 20 Jul - Fri 7 Aug 2020

Changed: No Whitsun break (Tue, 2 Jun - Sat, 6 Jun 2020) Lectures will be held during the week after the Whitsun public holiday on Monday.
Changed: Mon, 10 Aug - Sun, 4 Oct 2020

Winter semester 2020/21Start: Mon, 5 October 2020 for bachelor's students in 2nd semester or higher, and for all master's students
Mon, 12 October 2020 for 1st semester bachelor's students
End: Fri, 29 January 2021
1 - 19 February 2021 - no break for FasnachtWed, 23 Dec 2020 - Wed, 6 Jan 2021

 

Semester dates in detail

Summer semester 2020

Semester begin (formal): Sunday, 1 March 2020

Re-enrollment for Summer Semester 2020: online in Studi-Portal from Monday, 27 January until Sunday, 1 March 2020

Deadline for payment of semester fees: Saturday, 15 February 2020

Enrollment for new students: Monday, 2 March until Monday, 9 March 2020

 

Lectures begin:

Lecture begin postponed from 16 March until 20 April 2020 due to Corona pandemic.

 

Registration for resits, electives, additional courses and mandatory courses taken ahead of schedule: 20 April - 30 April 2020

List of examination dates posted at the Examinations Office: To be advised

Lectures end: Friday, 17 July 2020

Examination period: from Monday, 20 July until Friday, 7 August 2020

Semester end (formal): Monday, 31 August 2020

Winter Semester 2020/21

Semester begin (formal): Tuesday, 1 September 2020
Begin thesis work and internships: 1 September 2020

Re-enrolment for the Winter Semester 2020/21 online in the Studi-portal: from Monday, 20 July until Tuesday, 1 September 2020

Lectures begin:

  • bachelor's students in 2nd and higher semesters, Physiotherapy 1st semester, and all master's students: 5 October 2020
  • bachelor's students in 1st semester: 13 October 2020

Freshers Programme for 1st semester students: Monday, 12 October 2020

Registration for resits, electives, additional courses and mandatory courses taken ahead of schedule: from Montag, 26 October until Tuesday, 3 November 2020

List of examination dates posted at the Examinations Office: until Monday, 7 December 2020

Lectures end: 29 January 2021

Examination period: 1 - 19 February 2021 (without a break for Fasnacht)

Semester break:
Wednesday, 23 December 2020 until Tuesday, 5 January 2021

Semester end (formal): Sunday, 28 February 2021

Summer Semester 2021

Semester begin (formal): Monday, 1 March 2021

Re-enrollment for Summer Semester 2021: online in Studi-Portal from Friday, 29 January until Monday, 1 March 2021

Freshers Programme for 1st semester students: Monday, 15 March and Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Lectures begin:

  • 2nd semester and higher: Monday, 15 March 2021
  • 1st semester TUT: Tuesday, 16 March 2021
  • 1st semester VS and Fu: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

Lectures end: Friday, 2 July 2021

Examination period: from Monday, 5 July until Friday 23 July 2021

Semester break:
Tuesday, 6 April 2021 (after Easter)
Tuesday, 25 May until Saturday, 29 May 2021 (Whitsun)

Semester end (formal): Tuesday, 31 August 2021

Winter Semester 2021/22

Semester begin (formal): Wednesday, 1 September 2021

Freshers Programme for 1st semester students: Monday, 4 October and Tuesday, 5 October 2021

Lectures begin:

  • 2nd semester and higher: Monday, 4 October 2021
  • 1st semester TUT: Tuesday 5 October 2021
  • 1st semester VS and Fu: Wednesday, 6 October 2021

Lectures end: Friday, 29 January 2022

Examination period: from Monday, 31 January until Wednesday 18 February 2022

Semester break:
Friday, 24 December 2021 until Friday, 7 January 2022

Semester end (formal): Monday, 28 February 2022

Summer Semester 2022

Semester begin (formal): Tuesday, 1 March 2022

Freshers Programme for 1st semester students: Monday, 14 March 2022

Lectures begin:

  • 2nd semester and higher: Monday, 14 March 2022
  • 1st semester: Tuesday, 15 March 2022

Lectures end: Friday, 1 July 2022

Examination period: from Monday, 4 July until Friday 22 July 2022

Semester break:
Tuesday, 19 April 2022 (after Easter)
Tuesday, 7 June until Saturday, 11 June 2022 (Whitsun)

Semester end (formal): Wednesday, 31 August 2022

School holidays in Baden-Württemberg

Year   

Easter   Whitsun   Summer   Half-term/Fall

Christmas

20206 - 18 Apr2 - 13 Jun30 Jul - 12 Sep26 - 30 Oct23 Dec - 9 Jan
20216 - 10 Apr25 May - 5 Jun29 Jul - 11 Sep2 - 6 Nov23 Dec - 8 Jan
202219 - 23 Apr7 - 18 Jun28 Jul - 10 Sep2 - 4 Nov21 Dec - 7 Jan
202311 - 15 Apr30 May - 9 Jun27 Jul - 9 Sep  

                
Schools have 3 - 5 additional days of holiday at their disposal which they can take as required.