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

Academic calendars and deadlines

Information as of: October 11, 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.

 

Winter Semester 2017/18

(1 October - 31 March)

Summer Semester 2018

(1 April - 30 September)

Lecture Period 16 October 2017 - 17 February 2018 16 April - 21 July 2018
Semester Break

16 October (dies academicus), 27 December 2017 - 6 January 2018 and public holidays

Public holidays

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

1 June - 15 July 2017

limitation period

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science

1 May - 31 May 2017

limitation period

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

restricted Master of Education

1 June - 31 August 2017

limitation period

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

courses without restriction

1 June - 31 August 2017

1 December 2017 - 28 February 2018

Application and Registration Periods for foreign citizens who are no Bildungsinländer1

restricted and not restricted undergraduate courses (Bachelor)

1 June - 15 July 2017

limitation period

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science and Education

1 May - 31 May 2017

limitation period

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

not restricted Master of Arts/Science and Master of Education

1 May - 15 July 2017

limitation period

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

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 2017

limitation period

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science and Education

1 May - 31 May 2017

limitation period

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

not restricted Master of Arts/Science and Master of Education

1 May - 15 July 2017

limitation period

1 December 2017 - 15 January 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 June - 15 July 2017

limitation period

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

restricted Master of Arts/Science and Education

1 May - 31 May 2017

limitation period

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

limitation period

not restricted Master of Arts/Science and Master of Education

1 May - 15 July 2017

limitation period

1 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

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 2017

limitation period

1 December 2017 - 15 January 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 30 September 2017

limitation period

by the date of 31 March 2018

limitation period

Period for temporary leave of absence

1 June - 12 November 2017

5 January - 12 May 2018
Part-Time Studies

1 June - 12 November 2017

5 January - 12 May 2018

Re-Registration Period

1 June - 15 July 2017
main period

16 July - 31 July 2017
extended period

5 January - 15 February 2018
main period

16 February - 28 February 2018
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