StudyKey Dates & Deadlines

Summer Semester 2020

SEMESTER DATES

01 April 2020 to 30 September 2020

LECTURE PERIOD

20 April 2020 to 01 August 2020

FREE PERIOD

Public holidays of the state of Baden-Württemberg

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.

Deadlines for enrolment*

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Admission procedureSummer SemesterWinter Semester
Admission procedureSummer SemesterWinter Semester
German applicantsUndergraduate subjects with no admission restrictions and no required entrance examinationAll those who enrol for the first time at a German university (first enrolled):
for the summer semester 2020 until 31 May
(requests for an extension of the deadline via phone or email are possible.) 

All those who are or have already been enrolled at a German university:
for the summer semester 2020 until 31 May
(requests for an extension of the deadline via phone or email are possible.)

All those who enrol for the first time at a German university (first enrolled):
Beginning of August to 30 September
Note for the winter semester 2020/21: 
The deadline for enrolment for the winter semester 2020/21 is extended to 06.11.2020.

 

All those who are or have already been enrolled at a German university:
01 September to 18 October
Note for the winter semester 2020/21:
The deadline for enrolment for the winter semester 2020/21 is extended to 06.11.2020.

German applicantsUndergraduate subjects with admission restrictions or required entrance examinationThe enrolment deadline is announced in the notification of admission. (For the summer semester 2020: requests for an extension of the deadline via phone or email are possible.)The enrolment deadline is announced in the notification of admission.
German applicantsOnly Master's degree programmes with admission restrictionsEnrolment for Master's programmes with admission restrictions starts at the beginning of February and ends with the first week of the lecture period(For the summer semester 2020: requests for an extension of the deadline via phone or email are possible.)Enrolment for Master's programmes with admission restrictions starts at the beginning of August and ends with the first week of the lecture period.
Note for the winter semester 2020/21: An extension of the deadlines is currently being considered (subject to reservation).
International applicants with German higher education entrance qualification from GermanyUndergraduate subjects with no admission restrictions or required entrance examinationAll those who enrol for the first time at a German university (first enrolled):
for the summer semester 2020 until 31 May (requests for a prolongation of the deadline via phone or mail are possible.)
All those who are or have already been enrolled at a German university: 
for the summer semester 2020 until 31 May (requests for an extension of the deadline via phone or email are possible.)

Enrolment must first be applied for online and  then take place in writing by post at the International Relations Department.

All those who enrol for the first time at a German university (first enrolled):
Beginning of August to 30 September
Note for the winter semester 2020/21:
An extension of the deadlines is currently being considered (subject to reservation).

All those who are or have already been enrolled at a German university:
01 September to 18 October
Note for the winter semester 2020/21:
An extension of the deadlines is currently being considered (subject to reservation).

International applicants with no German higher education entrance qualification from GermanyUndergraduate subjects with no admission restrictions or required entrance examinationThe enrolment period is stated in the notification of admission. (An extension of the enrolment period can be requested by email, stating the reason for the extension. The email address is given in the notification of admission.)The enrolment period is stated in the notification of admission.
International applicants with German higher education entrance qualification from GermanyUndergraduate subjects with admission restrictions or required entrance examinationThe enrolment period is stated in the notification of admission. (An extension of the enrolment period can be requested by email, stating the reason for the extension. The email address is given in the notification of admission.)The enrolment period is stated in the notification of admission.
International applicants with German higher education entrance qualification Only Master's programmes with admission restrictionsfrom February until the end of the first week of the lecture period(For the summer semester 2020: requests for an extension of the deadline via phone or email are possible.) from August until the end of the first week of the lecture period
Note for the winter semester 2020/21:
An extension of the deadlines is currently being considered (subject to reservation).
International applicants with international higher education entrance qualificationOnly Master's programmes with admission restrictionsThe enrolment period is stated in the notification of admission. (An extension of the enrolment period can be requested by email, stating the reason for the extension. The email address is given in the notification of admission.)The enrolment period is stated in the notification of admission.

Other dates*

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Administrative processWinter SemesterSummer Semester
Administrative processWinter SemesterSummer Semester
Re-registration 15 June to 15 July15 Januar to 15 February
Leave of absenceAt the earliest after successful re-registration until 14 October 
Please note: deadlines may vary depending on the reason for the leave of absence.
At the earliest after successful re-registration until 15 April 
Please note: deadlines may vary depending on the reason for the leave of absence.
ExmatriculationAn exmatriculation can always be requested. As a rule, exmatriculations are pronounced at the end of the semester. In well-founded cases, exmatriculations can, however, be possible by date.An exmatriculation can always be requested. As a rule, exmatriculations are pronounced at the end of the semester. In well-founded cases, exmatriculations can, however, be possible by date.
Auditors01 August to 31 October01 March to 30 April

* 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).