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

Academic calendars and deadlines

Information as of: November 15, 2018. Please check the pdf for binding information

The academic calendar

Dates for the current and coming semester*

 

Winter Semester 2018/19

(1 October - 31 March)

 

Summer Semester 2019

(1 April - 30 September)

Lecture Period

15 October 2018 - 16 February 2019

8 April -13 July 2019
Semester Break

15 October 2018 (dies academicus)

22 December 2018 - 5 January 2019 and public holidays

19 April, 22 April, 1 May, 30 May, 10 June 2019 and public holidays

Orientation Sessions
(for new students)
8 - 15 October 2018  
Application and Registration Periods for Germans and Bildungsinländer1
restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 June - 15 July 2018

limitation period

1 December 2018 - 15 January 2019

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science

1 May - 31 May 2018

limitation period

1 December 2018 - 15 January 2019

limitation period

restricted Master of Education

1 June - 31 August 2018

limitation period

1 December 2018 - 15 January 2019

limitation period

courses without restriction

1 June - 31 August 2018

1 December 2018 - 15 January 2019

limitation period

Application and Registration Periods for foreign citizens who are no Bildungsinländer1

restricted and not restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 June - 15 July 2018

limitation period

1 December 2018 - 15 January 2019

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science and Education

1 May - 31 May 2018

limitation period

1 December 2018 - 15 January 2019

limitation period

not restricted Master of Arts/Science and Master of Education

1 May - 15 July 2018

limitation period

1 December 2018 - 15 January 2019

limitation period

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

restricted and not restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 June - 15 July 2018

limitation period

1 December 2018 - 15 January 2019

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science and Education

1 May - 31 May 2018

limitation period

1 December 2018 - 15 January 2019

limitation period

not restricted Master of Arts/Science and Master of Education

1 May - 15 July 2018

limitation period

1 December 2018 - 15 January 2019

limitation period

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

1 June - 15 July 2018

limitation period

1 December 2018 - 15 January 2019

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science and Education

1 May - 31 May 2018

limitation period

1 December 2018 - 15 January 2019

limitation period

not restricted Master of Arts/Science and Master of Education

1 May - 15 July 2018

limitation period

1 December 2018 - 15 January 2019

limitation period

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

restricted and not restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 June - 15 July 2018

limitation period

1 December 2018 - 15 January 2019

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 30 September 2018

limitation period

by the date of 31 March 2019

limitation period

Period for temporary leave of absence

1 June - 12 November 2018

7 January - 12 May 2019

Period for Part-Time Studies

1 June - 12 November 2018

7 January - 12 May 2019

Re-Registration Period

1 June - 15 July 2018
main period

16 July - 31 July 2018
extended period

7 January - 15 February 2019
main period

16 February - 28 February 2019
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