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 2021

Beginning of semester and classes1 March 2021
Rectors's Day (no classes)12 March 2021
Easter break29 March to 11 April 2021
Whitsun break22 May to 25 May 2021
End of classes30 June 2021
Lecture-free period (summer break)1 July to 30 September 2021
End of semester30 September 2021

Winter semester 2021/22

Beginning of semester and classes1 October 2021
No classes2 November 2021
Christmas break20 December 2021 to 6 January 2022
End of classes31 January 2022
Lecture-free period (semester break)1 to 28 February 2022
End of semester28 February 2022