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 2017/2018 18.09.2017 - 22.12.2017 19.02.2018 - 01.06.2018
    Spring vacation:
30.03.2018 - 08.04.2018
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

Medical study programs

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Different semester dates

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