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

Academic calendars and deadlines

Information as of: April 4, 2018. Please check the pdf for binding information

The academic calendar

Dates for the current and coming semester*

 

Summer Semester 2018

(1 April - 30 September)

Winter Semester 2018/19

(1 October - 31 March)

Lecture Period

16 April - 21 July 2018

15 October 2018 - 16 February 2019
Semester Break

16 April (dies academicus from 11 a.m. on) and public holidays

22 December 2018 - 5 January 2019 and public holidays

Orientation Sessions
(for new students)
April 9 tba
Application and Registration Periods for Germans and Bildungsinländer1
restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

1 June - 15 July 2018

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

1 May - 31 May 2018

limitation period

restricted Master of Education

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

1 June - 31 August 2018

limitation period

courses without restriction

1 December 2017 - 28 February 2018

1 June - 31 August 2018

Application and Registration Periods for foreign citizens who are no Bildungsinländer1

restricted and not restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

1 June - 15 July 2018

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science and Education

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

1 May - 31 May 2018

limitation period

not restricted Master of Arts/Science and Master of Education

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

1 May - 15 July 2018

limitation period

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

restricted and not restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

1 June - 15 July 2018

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science and Education

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

1 May - 31 May 2018

limitation period

not restricted Master of Arts/Science and Master of Education

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

1 May - 15 July 2018

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 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

1 June - 15 July 2018

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science and Education

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

1 May - 31 May 2018

limitation period

not restricted Master of Arts/Science and Master of Education

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

1 May - 15 July 2018

limitation period

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

restricted and not restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

1 June - 15 July 2018

limitation period

Registration Period for the entry test at Studienkolleg (access courses) see Freie Universität see Freie Universität
General limitation periods and deadlines
Application Period for Studienkolleg (access courses) see Freie Universität see Freie Universität
Application Deadline for entering the lottery of study places

by the date of 31 March 2018

limitation period

by the date of 30 September 2018

limitation period

Period for temporary leave of absence

5 January - 12 May 2018

1 June - 12 November 2018

Period for Part-Time Studies

5 January - 12 May 2018

1 June - 12 November 2018

Re-Registration Period

5 January - 15 February 2018
main period

16 February - 28 February 2018
extended period

1 June - 15 July 2018
main period

16 July - 31 July 2018
extended period

PhD enrolment no limitations
Period 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://pse.hu-berlin.de/de/studium/praktika