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Dates & Deadlines

Semester dates & deadlines for application, enrolment and re-enrolment.

Please note that different deadlines may apply for applicants with foreign degrees.


Summer semester 2023

Dates

Semester start 06.04.2023
Semester end 30.09.2023
Courses start 03.04.2023
Courses end 14.07.2023

Re-enrolment deadlines

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

Re-enrolment for summer semester 2023 ends on 28.03.2023

Application Deadlines

Applicants with foreign degrees  

Application deadline for summer semester 2023

01.12.2022 – 15.01.2023
Bachelor programmes / State examination  

Study programmes with admission restriction
(in the case of applications via hochschulstart.de, the application may also be submitted earlier)

01.12.2022 – 15.01.2023

Study programmes without admission restriction

16.01. – 15.05.2023

Professionally qualified

01.07. – 01.10. of the previous year

Lottery

01.03. – 15.03.2023
Master's programmes  

Master of Arts/ Science (admission free & restricted)

Deadlines for M.A./ M.Sc.

Master of Education

01.12.2022 – 15.01.2023

Lottery

01.03. – 15.03.2023
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).

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

01.02. – 15.03.2023

Bachelor of Arts/ Science (admission free)

01.02. – 15.05.2023

Master of Arts/ Science (admission free & restricted)

01.02. – 15.03.2023

Master of Education

01.12.2022 – 15.01.2023

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

01.02. – 15.03.2023
Admissions for  

Occasional students, Cross-registered students
(in admittance free courses, with a German study qualification)

01.02. - 15.05.2023

Enrolment Deadlines

for admission free study programmes

Enrolment for summer semester 2023 16.01. - 15.05.2023

Formal application is also always required for programmes without admission-restriction. In the case of single-subject Bachelor's programmes with open admissions or combined Bachelor's programmes with fully open admissions, you will automatically be transferred to online enrolment after you have applied. In the case of Master's degree programmes with open admissions, you can only enrol after successfully passing the access examination.

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


Winter semester 2022/23

Dates

Semester start 01.10.2022
Semester end 31.03.2023
Courses start 10.10.2022
Courses end 03.02.2023
University closed between 23.12.2022 (6 pm) – 02.01.2023 (6 am)
Christmas break (Courses) 2016-2023 (PDF) (in German)

Re-enrolment deadlines

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

Re-enrolment for winter semester 2021/22 from approx. mid-July - 31.08.2022

Application Deadlines

Applicants with foreign degrees  

Application deadline for winter semester 2021/22

01.06. – 15.07.2022

Exception: Master Quantitative Economics

01.04. – 15.07.2022
Bachelor programmes / State examination  

Study programmes with admission restriction
(in the case of applications via hochschulstart.de, the application may also be submitted earlier)

01.06. – 15.07.2022

Study programmes without admission restriction

01.06. – 15.11.2022

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. – 15.09.2022
Master's programmes  

Master of Arts/ Science (admission free & restricted)

Deadlines for M.A./ M.Sc.

Master of Education

01.06. – 15.07.2022

Lottery

01.09. – 15.09.2022
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).

 

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

01.08. – 15.09.2022

Bachelor of Arts/ Science (admission free)

01.08. – 15.11.2022

Master of Arts/ Science (admission free & restricted)

01.08. – 15.09.2022

Master of Education

01.06. – 15.07.2022

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

01.08. – 15.09.2022
Admission for  

Occasional students, Cross-registered students
(in admittance free courses, with a German study qualification)

01.08. – 15.11.2022

Enrolment Deadlines

for admission free study programmes

Enrolment for winter semester 2022/23 16.07. – 15.11.2022

Formal application is also always required for programmes without admission-restriction. In the case of single-subject Bachelor's programmes with open admissions or combined Bachelor's programmes with fully open admissions, you will automatically be transferred to online enrolment after you have applied. In the case of Master's degree programmes with open admissions, you can only enrol after successfully passing the access examination.

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


FAQs about the application deadlines

Please note that these FAQs do not apply to the course of study Medicine (state examination).

Please submit your application after you have received your school leaving certificate. You will only officially obtain your higher education entrance qualification (HZB) when you receive your school leaving certificate. There are no disadvantages if you apply later, as the date of receipt of your application is not relevant for the allocation of places. Only the application deadlines are relevant in this case.


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