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Dates in the academic year

When does my semester start and when does it end? By when do I have to continue enrolement and when do the Christmas vacations start this year?

We have compiled the most important dates for your studies on this page.

Start of semester
01 October 2021
End of Semester
31 March 2022
Orientation Week
for International Students
4 to 15 October 2021
Introductory events​ for
first semester students
18/19 October 2021
or alternatively introductory week
Commencement Ceremony
Date will be announced
First day of lectures
18 October 2021
Last day of lectures
11 February 2022
Dies Academicus
 25 November 2021, 5 p.m.
Winter break

24 December 2021 until 07 January 2022 (Christmas holidays)

Enrolement period

As stated in your notice of admission;
otherwise 15.04.2021 – 15.10.2021
Visiting students: 27.09.2021 – 29.10.2021

Continuing enrolment for summer semester 2022 
17.01.2022 – 22.02.2022

Start of Semester
01 April 2022
End of Semester
30 September 2022
First day of lectures
25 April 2022
Last day of lectures
29 July 2022
UNIKAT
Summer event
16 July 2022
Non-lecture day
07 June 2022 (Tuesday after Whitsun)
Enrolement period

As stated in your notice of admission;
otherwise 15.10.2021 – 22.04.2022
Visiting students: 07.04.2021 – 06.05.2022

Continuing enrolment for winter semester 2022/23
13.06.2022 – 19.07.2022

Start of semester
01 October 2021
End of Semester
31 March 2022
Orientation Week
for International Students
4 to 15 October 2021
Introductory events​ for
first semester students
18/19 October 2021
or alternatively introductory week
Commencement Ceremony
Date will be announced
First day of lectures
18 October 2021
Last day of lectures
11 February 2022
Dies Academicus
 25 November 2021, 5 p.m.
Winter break

24 December 2021 until 07 January 2022 (Christmas holidays)

Enrolement period

As stated in your notice of admission;
otherwise 15.04.2021 – 15.10.2021
Visiting students: 27.09.2021 – 29.10.2021

Continuing enrolment for summer semester 2022 
17.01.2022 – 22.02.2022
The dates of the past semesters since 2017/2018 can be found on the Student Administration Office website.

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