Academic Calendar

In the following, you can find all important dates for the ongoing and future semesters at a glance. After all: Being prepared is everything.

Please note:

The opening events are planned by the departments.*

For exam organization and specific dates, please pay attention to the information from your department. For part-time studies, the dates for courses and exams are provided by the respective departments.**

Overview winter semester 2019/20

  DATES NOTES
Enrollment by 10/01/2019 /
Semester start 10/01/2019 Tuesday
Start of teaching 10/01/2019 Tuesday
15-week cycle 10/01/2019—01/24/2020 Courses, exercises and labs
Days with no courses, exercises, or labs 11/01/2019, 12/21/2019—01/06/2020 Reformation Day, Christmas holidays, Epiphany
End of teaching period 01/24/2020 Friday
1st exam period** 01/27—08/02/2020 Monday – Saturday
2nd exam period** 03/16—03/28/2020 Monday – Saturday
End of semester 03/31/2020 Tuesday
Re-registration for following semester 02/15—03/15/2020 Re-registration done by paying semester fee
University Information Day, Bernburg not yet known /
University Information Day, Dessau not yet known /
University Information Day, Köthen not yet known /

Overview summer semester 2020

  DATES NOTES
Enrollment by 04/01/2020 /
Semester start 04/01/2020 Wednesday
Opening event* 04/01/2020 each in Bernburg, Dessau and Köthen
Start of teaching 04/01/2020 Wednesday
15-week cycle 04/01 - 07/10/2020 Courses, excercises and labs
Days with no courses, exercises, or labs 05/22/2020 “Bridge” day
End of teaching period 07/10/2020 Friday
1st exam period** 07/13 - 07/25/2020 Monday – Saturday
2nd exam period** 09/14 - 09/30/2020 Monday – Wednesday
End of semester 09/30/2020 Wednesday
Re-registration for following semester 08/15 - 09/15/2020 Re-registration done by paying semester fee
University Information Day, Bernburg 05/09/2020 Saturday
University Information Day, Köthen 06/06/2020 Saturday
University Information Day, Dessau 07/10/2020 Friday

Overview winter semester 2020/21

  DATES NOTES
Enrollment by 10/01/2020 /
Semester start 10/01/2020 Thursday
Opening event* 10/05/2020 each in Bernburg, Dessau and Köthen
Start of teaching 10/05/2020 Monday
15-week cycle 10/05/2020 - 01/30/2021 Courses, exercises and labs
Days with no courses, exercises, or labs 12/23/2020 - 01/06/2021 Christmas holidays, Epiphany
End of teaching period 01/29/2021 Friday
1st exam period** 02/01 - 02/13/2021 Monday – Saturday
2nd exam period** 03/15 - 03/27/2021 Monday – Saturday
End of semester 03/31/2021 Tuesday
Re-registration for following semester 02/15 - 03/15/2021 Re-registration done by paying semester fees
University Information Day, Bernburg not yet known /
University Information Day, Dessau not yet known /
University Information Day, Köthen not yet known /