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 2023

Beginning of semester and classes1 March 2023
Rectors's Day (no classes)13 March 2023
Easter break3 to 16 April 2023
Whitsun break27 to 30 May 2023
End of classes30 June 2023
Lecture-free period (summer break)1 July to 30 September 2023
End of semester30 September 2023

Winter semester 2023/24

Beginning of semester and classes1 October 2023
No classes2 November 2023
Christmas break18 December 2023 to 7 January 2024
End of classes31 January 2024
Lecture-free period (semester break)1 to 29 February 2024
End of semester29 February 2024