Semester dates

Semester dates

Current and next semesters

Bild: Patrick Bal
Picture: Patrick Bal

Start of the semester, deadlines, examination dates and university-wide events – the academical year is full of dates. The following page gives you an overview.


Winter semester 2018/19

General dates Day/Month/Year
Semester starts 01/10/2018
Courses start 15/10/2018
Courses finish 15/02/2019
Semester ends 31/03/2019
Christmas break 24/12/2018 – 11/01/2019
Course catalogue available 01/09/2018
Deadlines for registration and re-registration  
Re-registration deadline for winter semester 2018/19 01/07/2018 – 15/09/2018
Final re-registration deadline for winter semester 2018/19* 16/09/2018 – 04/10/2018
Changing degree programme for summer semester 2019 Begin of Dec 2018 – 15/01 or 15/03/2019
Application / registration for summer semester 2019 Begin of Dec 2018 – 15/01/2019
The exact application deadlines will be published at the end of November
Registering as a guest student 01/09/2018 – 31/10/2018
Leave of absence Usually within the re-registration deadline
De-registration Usually within the re-registration deadline, effective upon the end of semester
Dates of examination Please refer to TUCaN for dates of examination
Welcome event for first semester students 15/10/2018
Award ceremony „Ausgezeichnet“ 14/11/2018
Tag der Lehre und Verleihung „Athene-Preise und E-Teaching-Award 28/11/2018
hobit (University and careers information events) 29/01/2019 – 31/01/2019
konaktiva 07/05/2019 – 09/05/2019

Summer semester 2019


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