Semester Dates and Deadlines Semester Dates

Lecture times for all degree programs (apart from Medicine and Dental Medicine)

The academic year lasts from August 1 to July 31 of the following year. It is divided into two semesters.

  • Fall semester: August 1 through January 31
  • Spring semester: February 1 through July 31
 
Fall semester
Sping semester 
  Calendar week 38 to 51
(mid-September to Christmas)
Calendar week 8 to 22
(mid-February to end of May)
Academic year 2018/2019 17.09.2018 - 21.12.2018 18.02.2019 - 31.05.2019
    Spring vacation:
19.04.2019 - 28.04.2019
Academic year 2019/2020 16.09.2019 - 20.12.2019 17.02.2020 - 29.05.2020
    Spring vacation:
10.04.2020 - 19.04.2020
Academic year 2020/2021  14.09.2020 - 18.12.2020  22.02.2021 - 04.06.2021 
    Spring vacation:
 02.04.2021 - 11.04.2021 

Medical study programs

Different semester dates

The lecture periods for medicine and dental medicine can be found on the studmed.ch-site under «Semesterdaten». The information is available in German only.