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Important dates

The following PDF texts provide an overview of the major events you should be aware of during the semester:

Current semester

Next semester

Term Dates

Summer Semester:   01. April - 30. September

Winter Semester:     01. October- 31. March

German Public Holidays (Rhineland-Palatinate)

Public Holidays in Germany vary from one federal state to another therefore some states have more holidays than ohters.

DateHolidayLocal Name
1. JanuaryNew Year´s DayNeujahr

Friday before 

Easter Sunday

Good FridayKarfreitag

Monday after

Easter Sunday

Easter MondayOstermontag
1. MayInternational Worker´s Day

Tag der Arbeit/ Maifeiertag

Easter Sunday + 39 DaysAscension DayChristi Himmelfahrt
Easter Sunday + 50 DaysWhit MondayPfingstmontag
Easter Sunday + 60 DaysCorpus ChristiFronleichnam
3. OctoberGerman Unity DayTag der Deutschen Einheit
1. NovemberAll SaintsAllerheiligen
25. DecemberChristmas Day1. Weihnachtstag
26. DecemberSt. Stephen´s Day/ Boxing Day2. Weihnachtstag