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Structure of academic year

The academic year at German universities is divided into two semesters.

The winter semester (WS) runs from October 1st to March 31st, and the summer semester (SS) runs from April 1st to September 30th. Classes are not held during the entire semester.

Overview of the teaching periods for most courses in the coming semesters:

Vorlesungszeiten
Semester Classes Begin
Classes End
SS 2013 Monday, 15. April 2013 Saturday, 20. July 2013
WS 2013/14 Monday, 21. October 2013 Saturday, 15. February 2014
SS 2014 Monday, 28. April 2014 Saturday, 02. August 2014
WS 2014/15 Monday, 20. October 2014 Saturday, 14. February 2015

 

Source: https://www.studium.uni-freiburg.de/termine-en/semester_termine.html-en/semester_termine-en

Depending on the subject, final examinations take place during the last two weeks of the teaching period. Among other things, the time between teaching periods (semester break) is meant for writing research papers, preparing presentations, studying for examinations, and doing internships.

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