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Term Dates

Summer Semester:   01. April - 30. September

Winter Semester:     01. October- 31. March

Lecture period and Re-registration deadline

Summer term 2018

Beginning of the courses          09.04.2018
Ending of the courses


Re-registration period02.01.2018 - 26.01.2018

Winter term 2018/19

Beginning of the courses          


Ending of the courses


Re-registration period

01.06.2018 - 29.06.2018

Application deadlines for winter term 2018/19

German applicants, "Bildungsinländer" and applicants from EU
admission-restricted courses


German applicants, "Bildungsinländer" and applicants from EU
admission-free courses


Foreign and stateless applicants
for the course of study




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

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