Beginning of the academic year: 1 October 2013
Teaching activities and holiday periods: The academic year consists of the winter semester, the summer semester and the periods during which no courses are held. (The so-called ‘lecture-free’ time is comparable to the summer holidays of schools.) Christmas (2 weeks), Semester holidays (February), Easter (2 weeks); summer holidays (July to September); no more detailed information available. All holiday periods are set by the university’s senate.
Examinations: No centrally set dates but most of examinations are carried out in January, March, June and October.
End of the academic year: 30 September 2014