Semester Dates

Current academic year

Academic year 2017/2018

Winter semester 2017/2018

Semester start: 1 October 2017
Semester end: 31 March 2018

Orientation week or lectures (depending on the department):
16 - 20 October 2017

Lecture period:
Start: 23 October 2017
End: 17 February 2018

Lecture-free period around Christmas and New Year's:
23 December 2017 - 6 January 2018

General university closure:
23 December 2017 (18:00) - 2 January 2018 (09:00)

Payment dates for the continuation of studies during the summer semester 2018:
15 January - 15 February 2018

Summer semester 2018

Semester start: 1 April 2018
Semester end: 30 September 2018

Lecture period:
Start: 16 April 2018
End: 21 July 2018

Payment dates for the continuation of studies during the winter semester 2018/2019:
15 July - 15 August 2018

Future academic years

Academic year 2018/2019

Winter semester 2018/2019

Semester start: 1 October 2018
Semester end: 31 March 2019

Orientation week or lectures (depending on the department): 15 - 19 October 2018

Lecture period:
Start: 22 October 2018
End: 16 February 2019

Lecture-free period around Christmas and New Year's
22 December 2018 - 5 January 2019

General university closure:
21 December 2018 (18:00) - 2 January 2019 (06:30)

Payment dates for the continuation of studies during the summer semester 2019:
15 January - 15 February 2019

Summer semester 2019

Semester start: 1 April 2019
Semester end: 30 September 2019

Lecture period:
Start: 15 April 2019
End: 20 July 2019

Payment dates for the continuation of studies during the winter semester 2019/2020:
15 July - 15 August 2019

Academic year 2019/2020

Winter semester 2019/2020

Semester start: 1 October 2019
Semester end: 31 March 2020

Orientation week or lectures (depending on the department):
14 - 18 October 2019

Lecture period:
Start: 21 October 2019
End: 15 February 2020

Lecture-free period around Christmas and New Year's:
23 December 2019 - 4 January 2020

General university closure:
23 December 2019 (18:00) - 2 January 2020 (06:30)


Payment dates for the continuation of studies during the summer semester 2020:
15 January - 15 February 2020

Summer semester 2020

Semester start: 1 April 2020
Semester end: 30 September 2020

Lecture period:
Start: 14 April 2020
End: 18 July 2020

Payment dates for the continuation of studies during the winter semester 2020/2021:
15 July - 15 August 2020

Past Academic Years

Academic Year 2016/2017

Winter semester 2016/2017

Semester start: 1 October 2016
Semester end: 31 March 2017

Orientation week or lectures (depending on the department):
17 - 21 October 2016

Lecture period:
Start: 24 October 2016
End: 18 February 2017

Lecture-free period around Christmas and New Year's:
23 December 2016 - 6 January 2017

General University Closure:
23 December 2016 (18:00) - 2 January 2017 (09:00)

Payment dates for the continuation of studies during the Summer semester 2017:
15 January - 15 February 2017

Summer semester 2017

Semester start: 1 April 2017
Semester end: 30 September 2017

Lecture period:
Start: 24 April 2017
End: 29 July 2017

Payment dates for the continuation of studies during the Winter semester 2017/2018:
15 July - 15 August 2017

Academic Year 2015/2016

Winter semester 2015/16

Semester start: 1 October 2015
Semester end: 31 March 2016

Orientation week or lectures (depending on the department):
12 - 16 October 2015

Lecture period:
Start: 19 October 2015
End: 13 February 2016

Lecture-free period around Christmas and New Year's:
23 December 2015 - 6 January 2016

General University Closure:
23 December 2015 (18:00) - 4 January 2016 (09:00)

Payment dates for the continuation of studies during the Summer semester 2016:
15 January - 15 February 2016

Summer semester 2016

Semester start: 1 April 2016
Semester end: 30 September 2016

Lecture period:
Start: 11 April 2016
End: 16 July 2016

Payments dates for the continuation of studies during the Winter semester 2016/2017:
15 July - 15 August 2016

Academic Year 2014/2015

Winter semester 2014/2015

Semester start: 1 October 2014
Semester end: 31 March 2015

Orientation week or lectures (depending on the department):
13 - 17 October 2014

Lecture period:
Start: 20 October 2014
End: 14 February 2015

Lecture-free period around Christmas and New Year's:
22 December 2014 - 6 January 2015

General University Closure:
23 December 2014 (18:00) - 7 January 2015 (08:00)

Payment dates for the continuation of studies during the Summer semester 2015:
15 January - 15 February 2015

Summer semester 2015

Semester start: 1 April 2015
Semester end: 30 September 2015

Lecture period:
Start: 13 April 2015
End: 18 July 2015

Payment dates for the continuation of studies during the Winter semester 2015/2016:
15 July - 15 August 2015

Academic Year 2013/2014

Winter semester 2013/2014

Semester start: 1 October 2013
Semester end: 31 March 2014

Orientation week or lectures (depending on the department):
14 - 18 October 2013

Lecture period:
Start: 21 October 2013
End: 15 February 2014

Lecture-free period around Christmas and New Year's:
23 December 2013 - 6 January 2014

General University Closure:
20 December 2013 (18:00) - 7 January 2014 (09:00)

Payment dates for the continuation of studies during the Summer semester 2014:
15 January - 15 February 2014

Summer semester 2014

Semester start: 1 April 2014
Semester end: 30 September 2014

Lecture period:
Start: 16 April 2014
End: 21 July 2014

Payment dates for the continuation of studies during the Winter semester 2015/2016:
15 July - 15 August 2014

Academic Year 2012/2013

Winter semester 2012/2013

Semester start: 1 October 2012
Semester end: 31 March 2013

Orientation week or lectures (depending on the department):
15 - 19 October 2012

Lecture period:
Start: 22 October 2012
End: 16 February 2013

Lecture-free period around Christmas and New Year's:
22 December 2012 - 5 January 2013

General University Closure:
21 December 2012 (18:00) - 2 January 2013 (09:00)

Payment dates for the continuation of studies during the Summer semester 2013:
15 January - 15 February 2013

Summer semester 2014

Semester start: 1 April 2013
Semester end: 30 September 2013

Lecture period:
Start: 15 April 2013
End: 20 July 2013

Payment dates for the continuation of studies during the Winter semester 2013/2014:
15 July - 15 August 2013

Academic Year 2011/2012

Winter semester 2011/2012

Semester start: 1 October 2011
Semester end: 31 March 2012

Orientation week or lectures (depending on the department):
10 - 14 October 2011

Lecture period:
Start: 17 October 2011
End: 11 February 2012

Lecture-free period around Christmas and New Year's:
23 December 2011 - 7 January 2012

General University Closure:
23 December 2011 (18:00) - 2 January 2012 (9:00)

Payment dates for the continuation of studies during the Summer semester 2012: 15 January - 15 February 2012

Summer semester 2012

Semester start: 1 April 2012
Semester end: 30 September 2012

Lecture period:
Start: 16 April 2012
End: 21 July 2012

Payment dates for the continuation of studies during the Winter semester 2012/2013:
15 July - 15 August 2012

The information is based on the respective agreements of the university senate and other committees as well as the regulations in the University of Konstanz Admission and Enrolment Requirements (ZImmO).