Academic Calendar

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 - 19 March 2021
Examination Period (Department of Engineering)10 February - 26 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)
Day of German Unity3 October 2020 (Saturday)
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 Week12 - 16 July 2021
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

Winter semester 2021/22

Wintersemester 2021/22
Semester duration1. October 2021 - 31. March 2022
Welcome week for freshmen4. - 8. October 2021
Lecture period11. October 2021 - 5. February 2022
Announcement of the examination dates20. December 2021
Registration period for the exams(Deadline)10. - 21. January 2022
Language Exams7. - 8. February 2022
Examination Period (Department of Economics and Social Sciences)9. February - 5. March 2022
Examination Period (Department of Engineering)9. February - 12. March 2022
Registration period for summer semester 202217. - 28. January 2022
Extension of the registration period31. January - 11. February 2022
Holidays
World Children's Day
(Holiday in Thuringia))
20 September 2021
Reformation Day
(Holiday in Thuringia))
31. Oktober 2021
Christmas and New Year's Holiday20. December 2021 - 1. January 2022