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Semester Dates

Term Dates and Lecture Periods at Leibniz University Hannover

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The academic year at Leibniz University consists of two semesters:

Winter Semester

1 October - 31 March

Summer Semester

1 April - 30 September

SUMMER SEMESTER 2021

Lecture period

12 April 2021 - 24 July 2021

Break

25 May 2021 - 29 May 2021

Re-registration deadline for the winter semester 2021/22

24 July 2021
Lecture-free period

Do you need to know when the lecture-free period starts and ends - for your employer or for other documents?
This is calculated as follows:


The first day after the end of the lecture period of a semester (old semester) until the last day before the new lecture period (new semester) is called lecture-free period.

  • for the winter semester 20/21 and for the summer semester 2021: 31.01.21-11.04.21
  • for the summer semester 2021 and the winter semester 21/22: 25.07.21-10.10.21  

FURTHER SEMESTERS

  • Winter Semester 2021/22

    Lecture period

    11 October - 29 January 2022

    Break

    23 December 2021 - 05 January 2022

    Re-registration deadline for the summer semester 2022

    29 January 2022

  • Summer Semester 2022

    Lecture period

    11 April -23 July 2022

    Break

    07 June - 11 June 2022

    Re-registration deadline for the winter semester 2022/23

    16 June 2022

  • Winter Semester 2022/23

    Lecture period

    10 October - 28 January 2023

    Break

    26 December 2022 - 07 January 2023

    Re-registration deadline for the summer semester 2023

    28 January 2023

  • Summer Semester 2023

    Lecture Period

    11 April -22 July 2023

    Break

    30 May - 3rd June 2023

    Re-registration deadline for the winter semester 2023/24

    22 July 2023

  • Winter Semester 2023/24

    Lecture Period

    09 October 2023 - 27 January 2024

    Break

    25 October 2023 - 06 January 2024

    Re-registration deadline for the summer semester 2024

    27 January 2024

  • Summer Semester 2024

    Lecture Period

    01st April - 13 July 2024

    Break

    21 May - 25 May 2024 

    Re-registration deadline for the winter semester 2024/25

    to be announced

PAST SEMESTER

  • Winter Semester 2018 / 2019

    Lecture period

    15 October 2018 - 2nd February 2019

    Break

    22 December 2018 - 05 January 2019

    Re-registration deadline for the summer semester 2019

    2nd February 2019

  • Summer Semester 2019

    Lecture period

    8 April 2019 - 20 July 2019

    Break

    11 June - 15 June 2019

    Re-registration deadline for the winter semester 2019/20

    20th July 2019

  • Winter Semester 2019/20

    Lecture period

    14th October 2019 - 1st February 2020

    Break

    23 December 2019 - 04th January 2020

    Re-registration deadline for the winter semester 2019/20

    1st February 2020

  • Summer Semester 2020

    Lecture period

    14 April 2020 - 25 July 2020

    Break

    2nd June 2020 - 06 June 2020

    Re-registration deadline for the winter semester 2020/21

    25 July 2020

  • Winter Semester 2020 / 2021

    Lecture period

    12 October 2020 - 30 January 2021

    Break

    21 December 2020 - 2 January 2021

    Re-registration deadline for the summer semester 2021

    30 January 2021

EXAM DATES

Exam dates and information on exam registration can be found in the section Exam Information & Course Advice

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