Semesters, key events and public holidays: here we provide an overview of the many important dates throughout the academic year at Leipzig University.

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Photo: Christian Hüller

Upcoming semesters

  • Semester
    1 October 2018–31 March 2019
  • Induction week
    8 October 2018–12 October 2018
  • Classes
    15 October 2018–9 February 2019 (Monday–Saturday)
  • Enrolment ceremony
    17 October 2018 (Wednesday)
    no classes during the ceremony
  • Reformation Day
    31 October 2018 (Wednesday)
    no lectures
  • Buß- und Bettag
    21 November 2018 (Wednesday)
    no lectures
  • Dies academicus
    3 December 2018 (Monday)
    project day
  • New Year
    24 December 2018–6 January.2019 (Monday–Sunday)
    no lectures
  • Open day
    10 January 2019 (Thursday)
  • Semester
    1 April 2019–31 September 2019
  • Classes
    1 April 2019–13 July 2019 (Monday–Saturday)
  • Good Friday
    19 April 2019
    no lectures
  • Easter Monday
    22 April 2019
    no lectures
  • 1 May
    1 May 2019 (Wednesday)
    no lectures
  • Ascension Thursday
    30 May 2019
    no lectures
  • Whit Monday
    10 June 2019
    no lectures
  • Semester
    1 October 2019–31 March 2020
  • Induction week
    7 October 2019–11 October 2019
  • Classes
    14 October 2019–8 February 2020 (Monday–Saturday)
  • Enrolment ceremony
    16 October 2019 (Wednesday)
    no classes during the ceremony
  • Reformation Day
    31 October 2019 (Thursday)
    no lectures
  • Buß- und Bettag
    20 November 2019 (Wednesday)
    no lectures
  • Dies academicus
    2 December 2019 (Monday)
    project day
  • New Year
    23 December 2019–5 January 2020 (Monday–Sunday)
    no lectures
  • Open day
    9 January 2020 (Thursday)
  • Semester
    1 April 2020–31 September 2020
  • Classes
    6 April 2020–18 July 2020 (Monday–Saturday)
  • Good Friday
    10 April 2020
    no lectures
  • Easter Monday
    13 April 2020
    no lectures
  • 1 May
    1 May 2020 (Friday)
    no lectures
  • Ascension Thursday
    21 May 2020
    no lectures
  • Whit Monday
    1 June 2020
    no lectures
  • Semester
    1 October 2020–31 March 2021
  • Classes
    5 October 2020–9 October 2020 (Monday–Friday)
  • Classes
    12 October 2020–6 February 2021 (Monday–Saturday)
  • Enrolment ceremony
    14 October 2020 (Wednesday)
    no classes during the ceremony
  • Reformation Day
    31 October 2020 (Saturday)
    no lectures
  • Buß- und Bettag
    18 November 2020 (Wednesday)
    no lectures
  • Dies academicus
    2 December 2020 (Wednesday)
    project day
  • New Year
    21 December 2020–3 January 2021 (Monday–Sunday)
    no lectures
  • Open day
    14 January 2021 (Thursday)
  • Semester
    1 April 2021–30 September 2021
  • Classes
    12 April 2021–24 July 2021 (Monday–Saturday)
  • Good Friday
    2 April 2021
    no lectures
  • Easter Monday
    5 April 2021
    no lectures
  • 1 May
    1 May 2021 (Friday)
    no lectures
  • Ascension Thursday
    13 May 2021
    no lectures
  • Whit Monday
    24 May 2021
    no lectures

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