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

Academic calendars and deadlines

Information as of: July 20, 2017. 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.

 

Summer Semester 2017

(1 April - 30 September)

Winter Semester 2017/18

(1 October - 31 March)

Lecture Period 18 April - 22 July 2017 16 October 2017 - 17 February 2018
Semester Break

Public holidays

27 December 2017 - 6 January 2018 and public holidays

Orientation Sessions
(for new students)
April 11 October 9 and 10, 2017
Application and Registration Periods for Germans and Bildungsinländer1
restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

1 June - 15 July 2017

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

1 May - 31 May 2017

limitation period

restricted Master of Education

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

1 June - 31 August 2017

limitation period

courses without restriction

1 December 2016 - 28 February 2017

1 June - 31 August 2017

Application and Registration Periods for foreign citizens who are no Bildungsinländer1

restricted and not restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

1 June - 15 July 2017

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science and Education

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

1 May - 31 May 2017

limitation period

not restricted Master of Arts/Science and Master of Education

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

1 May - 15 July 2017

limitation period

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

restricted and not restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

1 June - 15 July 2017

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science and Education

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

1 May - 31 May 2017

limitation period

not restricted Master of Arts/Science and Master of Education

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

1 May - 15 July 2017

limitation period

Application and Registration Periods for  German citizens and Bildungsinländer1 with foreign first academic qualification
restricted and not restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

1 June - 15 July 2017

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science and Education

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

1 May - 31 May 2017

limitation period

not restricted Master of Arts/Science and Master of Education

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

1 May - 15 July 2017

limitation period

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

restricted and not restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

limitation period

1 June - 15 July 2017

limitation period

Registration Period for the entry test at Studienkolleg (access courses) -- by the date of 31 May 2017
General limitation periods and deadlines
Application Period for Studienkolleg (access courses) ---

15 March 2017

(Assessment Exam)

15 July 2017 (all courses)

limitation periods

Application Deadline for entering the lottery of study places

by the date of 31 March 2017

limitation period

by the date of 30 September 2017

limitation period

Period for temporary leave of absence

5 January - 12 May 2017

1 June - 12 November 2017
Part-Time Studies

5 January - 12 May 2017

1 June - 12 November 2017

Re-Registration Period

5 January - 15 February 2017
main period

16 February - 28 February 2017
extended period

1 June - 15 July 2017
main period

16 July - 31 July 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 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