Dates and deadlines

Dates and deadlines

The academic year at Saarland University is divided into two semesters: the winter semester and the summer semester. Most degree programmes begin in the winter semester, though a few also allow students to begin studying in the summer semester.

The winter semester begins on 1 October and ends on 31 March. Taught courses commence around the 20th of October and run until mid February.

The summer semester begins on 1 April and ends on 30 September. Taught courses run from around the 20th of April until the end of July.

The exact semester dates and a number of other key dates and deadlines for applications, enrolment and re-registration can be found on the website Semester dates.


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