Key Dates and Deadlines
Winter Semester 2019/ 20
01 October 2019 to 31 March 2020
14 October 2019 to 08 February 2020
23 December 2018 to 06 January 2019
FURTHER LECTURE PERIODS
Lecture periods are currently fixed until the summer semester 2024. The winter semester begins on 01 October and ends on 31 March, the summer semester begins on 01 April and ends on 30 September. The semester times are not identical with the lecture times. Lectures are cancelled on the public holidays of the state of Baden-Württemberg.
Bachelor's and state examination programmes
The application deadlines for the Bachelor's and Staatsexamen degree programmes vary according to the selection procedure of the degree programmes. An overview of the respective selection procedures and application deadlines can be found here.
The application deadlines for the Master's programs vary according to the nationality of the students and the respective procedure of the programmes. An overview of the selection procedures and application deadlines can be found here.
Dispatch of notifications (Winter semester 2019/20)
Notices of admission
Depending on the course of study, admission notifications are sent by post or can be viewed online. Admission to the subjects with central allocation procedure (hochschulstart.de) and to the subjects with admission restriction and entrance examination is via the respective applicant portal. Detailed information can be found here.
Notices of rejection
Some of the degree programmes send the rejection notices by post. The rejection notices for the subjects with central allocation procedure (hochstulstart.de) and for the subjects with admission restrictions and entrance examination can be viewed in the respective applicant portal. You can find an overview of the periods and the methods of sending rejection notices here.
Deadlines for enrolment (Winter semester 2019/20)*
|German applicants||Basic courses of study without admission restrictions||
All those who enrol for the first time at a German university (first enrolled):|
Beginning of August to 30 September 2019
All those who are or have already been enrolled at a German university:
|German applicants||Basic courses of study with admission restrictions||The enrolment period is stated in the notification of admission.|
|German applicants||Only Master's degree programmes with admission restrictions||Enrolment for Master's programmes with limited access will take place at the beginning of August 2019 to 18 October 2019.|
|International applicants||Basic courses of study without admission restrictions||Registration is done personally with the International Relations Department. The enrolment period is stated in the notification of admission.|
|International applicants||Basic courses of study with admission restrictions||The enrolment is done personally at the International Relations Department and the enrolment deadline is stated in the notification of admission.|
|International applicants||Only Master's programmes with admission restrictions||Registration is done personally with the International Relations Department. The enrolment period is stated in the notification of admission.|
|Re-registration for winter semester 2018/19||15 Januar to 15 February 2019|
|Leave of absence||beginning of semester: 15 April 2019 (after successful re-registration)|
Please note: deadlines may vary depending on the reason for the leave of absence.
|Exmatriculation||deadline depends on the reason for exmatriculation. More…|
|Auditors/guest students||to be announced|
* PLEASE NOTE:
If a deadline ends on a Sunday, an official holiday or a Saturday, it is not extended to the next working day (section 31 para. 3 sentence 2 and para. 5 Landesverwaltungsverfahrensgesetz Baden-Württemberg).