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Dates & Deadlines

All Dates

 

until Wintersemester 2023/24 (in German)

© Universität Bielefeld

Dates

Semester start 01.10.2020
Semester end 31.03.2021
Courses start (for first semester students in the Bachelor's programme and in programmes with state or church examinations) 02.11.2020
Courses start (for already enrolled students) 26.10.2020
Courses end 12.02.2021
University closed between 23.12.2020 04.00 p.m. - 04.01.2021 06.00 a.m.
Christmas break (Courses) 2016-2023 (in German)

Application Deadlines

Deadline for  

Study programs with admission restriction

01.07. – 20.08.2020
Study programs with admission restriction via hochschulstart.de 01.07. – 20.08.2020
Admission free Master's programmes 01.06. – 30.09.2020

Restricted Master's programmes and Master of Education

external applicants for the Master of Education are requested to apply early. In case of an application towards the end of the deadline, it cannot be guaranteed that the notifications of admission will be received in time to allow the practical semester to begin in spring 2021

01.06. – 20.08.2020
Applicants with foreign degrees 01.06. – 31.07.2020
Professionally qualified 01.01. – 01.04. of the year
Lottery presumably 02.10. – 11.10.2020
Application for a higher semester  

Master of Arts/ Science

01.08. – 24.09.2020

Master of Education

01.06. – 20.08.2020

Application / Registration for University Change Students, Drop-outs (with admission restriction)

01.08. – 24.09.2020
Admission for  

Occasional students, Cross-registered students
in admittance free courses

01.08.2020 – 15.11.2020

Enrolment Deadlines

for admission free study programs

Enrolment for summer semester 01.02. – 15.05.
Enrolment for winter semester end of August – 15.11.2020

for courses of study with restricted admission, the respective enrolment period will be communicated to you separately by email in the notification of admission.


Re-registration for the summer semester 2021 ends on 01. March 2021

Dates

Semester start 06.04.2021
Semester end 30.09.2021
Courses start 12.04.2021
Courses end 23.07.2021

Application Deadlines

Deadline for  

Study programs with admission restriction

01.12. - 15.01.
Admission free and restricted Master's programmes here (in German)
Master of Education 01.12. - 15.01.
Applicants with foreign degrees 01.12. - 15.01.
Professionally qualified 01.07. - 01.10. of the previous year

Lottery

01.03. - 15.03.
Application for a higher semester  

Application for assessment

15.02. / 15.08.

Master of Arts/ Science

01.02. - 15.03.

Master of Education

01.12. - 15.01.

Application / Registration for University Change Students, Drop-outs (with admission restriction)

01.02. - 15.03.
Admissions for  

Occasional students, Cross-registered students
in admittance free courses

01.02. - 15.05.

Enrolment Deadlines

for admission free study programs

Enrolment for summer semester 16.01. - 15.05.

for courses of study with restricted admission, the respective enrolment period will be communicated to you separately by email in the notification of admission.

Dates

Semester start 01.10.2021
Semester end 31.03.2022
Courses start 11.10.2021
Courses end 04.02.2022
University closed between to be announced
Christmas break (Courses) 2016-2023 (in German)

Application Deadlines

General application deadlines  

Study programs with admission restriction

01.06. – presumably 31.07.2021

Study programs with admission restriction via hochschulstart.de

01.06. – presumably 31.07.2021

Medicine / Centralised process (Please note deviating deadlines for "Alt-Abiturienten" (graduates of previous years in the German school system) as well as the registration deadlines for the entrance test for medicine programs (only applicable for graduates of the German school system).

Dates of the SfH

Professionally qualified

01.01. – 01.04. of the year

Lottery

01.09. – 15.09.2021
Master's programmes  

Admission free Master's programmes

Deadlines

Restricted Master's programmes and Master of Education

01.06. – presumably 31.07.2021

Lottery

01.09. – 15.09.2021
Applicants with foreign degrees  

Applicants with foreign degrees

01.06. – 15.07.2021

Exception: Master Quantitative Economics

01.04. – 15.07.2021
Application for a higher semester  

Applications to be placed into a higher semester according to § 63a, Section 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).

 

Master of Arts/ Science

01.08. – 15.09.2021

Master of Education

01.06. – 15.07.2021

Application / Registration for University Change Students, Drop-outs (with admission restriction)

01.08. – 15.09.2021
Admission for  

Occasional students, Cross-registered students
in admittance free courses

01.08.2021 – 15.11.2021

Enrolment Deadlines

for admission free study programs

Enrolment for winter semester 16.07. – 15.11.2021

for courses of study with restricted admission, the respective enrolment period will be communicated to you separately by email in the notification of admission.


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