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    Degree-seeking students

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Dates & deadlines

for applicants with foreign degrees.

Summer semester 2024

Semester dates

Semester start 01.04.2024
Semester end 30.09.2024
Courses start 08.04.2024
Courses end 19.07.2024

Application deadlines

Applications for the 1st subject related semester  

Bachelor (via uni-assist)

01.12.2023 – 15.01.2024

Master

01.12.2023 – 15.01.2024

Lottery procedure

Please note: In order to take part in the lottery to apply for an undergraduate degree programme (Bachelor's degree or first law examination) with a foreign higher education entrance you must have previously applied in the regular procedure via uni-assist.

01.03. – 15.03.2024
Application for a higher semester  

Applications to be placed into a higher semester according to § 63a Absatz 4 HG are to be submitted to the responsible faculty by August 15th for the winter semester and by February 15th for the summer semester (exclusion deadline).

Bachelor of Arts/ Science/ State Examination Medicine (admission restricted)

01.02. – 15.03.2024
(additional application via uni-assist necessary: 01.12. – 15.01.)

Bachelor of Arts/ Science (admission free)

01.02. – 15.05.2024
(additional application via uni-assist necessary: 01.12. – 15.01.)

Master of Arts/ Science (admission free & restricted)

01.02. – 15.03.2024

Master of Education (admission free)

01.12.2023 – 15.01.2024

Enrolment / change of programme

For degree programmes with restricted admission, you will be informed of the respective enrollment deadline in the notice of admission.

For open-admission degree programmes, enrolment for the summer semester is possible until May 15.

Re-enrolment deadlines

Please note that the semester fee must hit our account (value date) within the prescribed period.

Re-enrolment for summer semester 2024 ends on 29.02.2024

Semester dates

Semester start 01.10.2024
Semester end 31.03.2025
Courses start 07.10.2024
Courses end 31.01.2025
University closed between to be announced
Christmas break (Courses) Course breaks (PDF)

Application deadlines

Applications for the 1st subject related semester  

Bachelor (via uni-assist)

01.06. – 15.07.2024

Master

01.06. – 15.07.2024

Lottery procedure

Please note: In order to take part in the lottery to apply for an undergraduate degree programme (Bachelor's degree or first law examination) with a foreign higher education entrance you must have previously applied in the regular procedure via uni-assist.

01.09. – 15.09.2024
Application for a higher semester  

Applications to be placed into a higher semester according to § 63a Absatz 4 HG are to be submitted to the responsible faculty by August 15th for the winter semester and by February 15th for the summer semester (exclusion deadline).

Bachelor of Arts/ Science/ State Examination Medicine (admission restricted)

01.08. – 15.09.2024
(additional application via uni-assist necessary: 01.06. – 15.07.)

Bachelor of Arts/ Science (admission free)

01.08. – 15.11.2024
(additional application via uni-assist necessary: 01.06. – 15.07.)

Master of Arts/ Science (admission free & restricted)

01.08. – 15.09.2024

Master of Education (admission free)

01.06. – 15.07.20234

Enrolment / change of programme

For degree programmes with restricted admission, you will be informed of the respective enrollment deadline in the notice of admission.

For open-admission degree programmes, enrolment for the winter semester is possible until November 15.

Re-enrolment deadlines

Please note that the semester fee must hit our account (value date) within the prescribed period.

Re-enrolment for winter semester 2024/25 closing at 02.09.2024

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