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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
Winterbreak

On-campus learning at LUH ends on 18 December 2022. From 19 December, until the start of the Christmas break on 23 December, only online learning will be held. During this period, face-to-face formats such as laboratory sessions, practical sports sessions etc. will not be held on campus. From 19 December and wherever possible, all members of staff should work from home.


University operations on-campus will be resumed on 9 January 2023.

Winter Semester 2022/23

Lecture period

10 October 2022 - 28 January 2023

Break

23 December 2022 - 8 January 2023

Re-registration deadline for the summer semester 2023

28 January 2023
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 summer semester 2022 and the winter semester 22/23: 24.07. - 09.10.22 
  • for the winter semester 22/23 and for the summer semester 2023: 29.01. - 10.04.23

Further Semesters

  • 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

  • Summer Semester 2021

    Lecture period

    12 April - 24 July 2021

    Break

    25 May – 29 May 2021

    Re-registration deadline for the winter semester 2021/22

    10 July - 24 July 2021

  • 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

Exam Dates

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

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