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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin | Prospective Students | Information | Academic calendars and deadlines

Academic calendars and deadlines

Information as of: November 18, 2016. Please check the pdf for binding information

The academic calendar

Dates for the current and coming semester*

For information on periods with no lecturing and the academic recesses, please check with: Akademische Fristen und Termine.

 

Winter Semester 2016/17

(1 October - 31 March)

Summer Semester 2017

(1 April - 30 September)

Lecture Period 17 October 2016 - 18 February 2017 18 April - 22 July 2017
Semester Break

19 December 2016 - 2 January 2017

1 May, 25 May, 5 June 2017
Orientation Sessions
(for new students)
10 October - 14 October 2016 to be announced
Application and Registration Periods1 for Germans and Bildungsinländer2
restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 June - 15 July 2016

limitation period

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science

1 May - 31 May 2016

limitation period

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

restricted Master of Education

1 June - 15 August 2016

limitation period

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

courses without restriction

1 June - 31 August 2016

1 December 2016 - 28 February 2017

Application and Registration Periods1 for foreign citizens who are no Bildungsinländer2

restricted and not restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 June - 15 July 2016

limitation period

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science and Education

1 May - 31 May 2016

limitation period

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

not restricted Master of Arts/Science and Master of Education

1 May - 15 July 2016

limitation period

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

Application and Registration Period1 for German citizens with foreign school leaving certificate

restricted and not restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 June - 15 July 2016

limitation period

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science and Education

1 May - 31 May 2016

limitation period

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

not restricted Master of Arts/Science and Master of Education

1 May - 15 July 2016

limitation period

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

Application and Registration Periods1 for  German citizens and Bildungsinländer2 with foreign first academic qualification
restricted and not restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 June - 15 July 2016

limitation period

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science and Education

1 May - 31 May 2016

limitation period

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

not restricted Master of Arts/Science and Master of Education

1 May - 15 July 2016

limitation period

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

Application and Registration Period1 for  vocationaly trained applicants according to § 11 BerlHG

restricted and not restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 June - 15 July 2016

limitation period

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

Registration Period for the entry test at Studienkolleg (access courses) 1 April - 31 May 2016 ---
General limitation periods and deadlines
Application Period for Studienkolleg (access courses)

15 March 2016

(Assessment Exam)

15 July 2016 (all courses)

limitation periods

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Application Deadline for entering the lottery of study places

by the date of 30 September 2016

limitation period

by the date of 31 March 2017

limitation period

Period for temporary leave of absence

1 June - 12 November 2016

5 January - 12 May 2017
Part-Time Studies

1 June - 12 November 2016

5 January - 12 May 2017

Re-Registration Period

1 June - 15 July 2016
main period

16 July - 31 July 2016
extended period

5 January - 15 February 2017
main period

16 February - 28 February 2017
extended period

PhD enrolment no limitations
Period for for removal from the register of students (Exmatrikulation) no limitations

* For courses with possible differing limitation periods please check the course catalogue. Please check the pdf for binding information

1 These dates are not confirmed yet. Please check the actual times promptly here.

2 Bildungsinländer= foreign citizens with a German school leaving ceritificate (German Abitur)

For formal applications and practice periods at school within the framework of teacher training, please check with: https://www.hu-berlin.de/de/einrichtungen-organisation/wissenschaftliche-einrichtungen/zentralinstitute/pse/praktika