Academic Calendar

Summer semester 2020

Semester duration1 April - 30 September 2020
Lecture period6 April - 18 July 2020
Announcement of the examination dates8 June 2020
Registration period for the exams
(Deadline)
22 June - 3 July 2020
Language exams20 - 21 July 2020
Examination Period (Department of Engineering)22 July - 21 August 2020
Examination Period (Department of Economics and Social Sciences)22 July - 14 August 2020
International Project Week11 - 15 May 2020
Registration period for winter semester 2020/2120 July - 15 August 2020
Graduation ceremony for graduates between
1 October 2019 - 31 March 2020
24 April 2020
Holidays
Easter10 - 13 April 2020 (Friday until Monday)
Labour day1 May 2020 (Friday)
Ascension of Christ21 - 22 May 2020 (Thursday and Friday)
Pentecost Monday1 June 2020

Winter semester 2020/21

Semester duration1 October 2020 - 31 March 2021
Welcome week for freshmen5 - 9 October 2020
Lecture period12 October 2020 - 6 Febrary 2021
Announcement of the examination dates21 December 2020
Registration period for the exams(Deadline)11 - 22 January 2021
Language Exams8 - 9 February 2021
Examination Period (Department of Economics and Social Sciences)10 February - 5 March 2021
Examination Period (Department of Engineering)10 February - 12 March 2021
Registration period for summer semester 202111 - 22 January 2021
Extension of the registration period26 January - 5 February 2021
Graduation ceremony for graduates between
1 April - 30 September 2020
23 October 2020
Holidays
World Children's Day
(Holiday in Thuringia)
20 September 2020 (Sunday)
Reformation Day
(Holiday in Thuringia)
31 October 2020 (Saturday)
Christmas and New Year's Holiday20 December 2020 - 3 January 2021

Summer semester 2021

Semester duration1 April - 30 September 2021
Lecture period6 April - 17 July 2021
Announcement of the examination dates7 June 2021
Registration period for the exams
(Deadline)
21 June - 2 July 2021
Language exams19 - 20 July 2021
Examination Period (Department of Engineering)21 July - 21 August 2021
Examination Period (Department of Economics and Social Sciences)21 July - 14 August 2021
International Project WeekDate not yet fixed
Registration period for winter semester 2021/2214 - 25 June 2021
Extension of the registration period28 June - 9 July 2021
Graduation ceremony for graduates between
1 October 2019 - 31 March 2020
Date not yet fixed
Holidays
Easter2 - 5 April 2021 (Friday until Monday)
Labour day1 May 2021 (Saturday)
Ascension of Christ13 - 14 May 2021 (Thursday and Friday)
Pentecost Monday24 May 2021