Semester Dates

 

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You can find the application deadlines for Bachelor and Master courses of study here.

 

Lecture Periods from Summer Semester 2018 to Winter Semester 2023/2024 at North-Rhine Westphalian Universities

Summer Semester 2018:         April 9 to July 20, 2018

Winter Semester 2018/2019:   October 8, 2018 to February 1, 2019

Summer Semester 2019:         April 1 to July 12, 2019

Winter Semester 2019/2020:   October 7, 2019 to January 31, 2020

Summer Semester 2020:         April 6 to July 17, 2020

Winter Semester 2020/2021:   October 12, 2020 to February 5, 2021

Summer Semester 2021:         April 12 to July 23, 2021

Winter Semester 2021/2022:   October 4, 2021 to January 28, 2022

Summer Semester 2022:         April 4 to July 15, 2022

Winter Semester 2022/2023:   October 4, 2022 to January 27, 2023

Summer Semester 2023:         April 3 to July 4, 2023

Winter Semester 2023/2024:   October 9, 2023 to February 2, 2024

 
General Dates
Summer Semester 2019 Winter Semester 2019/2020
Start of Semester April 1, 2019

October 1, 2019

First Day of Lectures April 1, 2019 October 7, 2019
Last Day of Lectures July 12, 2019 January 31, 2020
End of Semester September 30, 2019 March 31, 2020

Deadlines
Summer Semester 2019 Winter Semester 2019/2020
Enrollment Deadline
Courses of Study with Open Admission Online December 3, 2018 to April 30, 2019 July 1 to October 31, 2019
Courses of Study with Open Admission in Person

February 18 to March 8, 2019

August 27 to September 6, 2019

September 18 to 26, 2019

RWTH Aachen Courses of Study with Restricted Admission August, 12 to September 30, 2019
hochschulSTART Courses of Study with Restricted Admission – Part 1

August 15 to 26, 2019
hochschulSTART Courses of Study with Restricted Admission – Part 2 September 10 to 17, 2019
hochschulSTART Courses of Study with Restricted Admission – Part 3 September 27 to October 2, 2019
Re-enrollment Deadline
(including the deadline for semesters of leave)
January 14 to March 1, 2019 June 10 to September 1, 2019
BlueCard issue date September 30, 2019
Application Deadlines
for Small Cross-Registration March 4 to April 18, 2019 September 9 to October 25, 2019
for Auditors and Senior Citizen Students March 18 to May 15, 2019 September 16 to November 15, 2019

Dies
Summer Semester 2019 Winter Semester 2019/2020
Student Representative Council Meetings May 7, 2019 November 5, 2019
RWTH FH Sports Day June 4, 2019
Talk Lehre / "Teaching Talk" June 4, 2019

Lecture-free Days
Summer Semester 2019 Winter Semester 2019/2020
German Day of Unity October 3, 2019
All Saints' Day November 1, 2019
Christmas Holidays December 23, 2019 to January 3, 2020
Shrove Monday February 24, 2020
Good Friday April 19, 2019
Easter Monday April 22, 2019
May Day May 1, 2019
Ascension of Christ May 30, 2019
Pentecost Week (Excursion week) June 10 to 14, 2019
Corpus Christi June 20, 2019