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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Upcoming Semesters

  • 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
  • Induction weeks
    12 October 2020–23 October 2020 (Monday–Friday)
  • Classes
    26 October 2020–6 February 2021 (Monday–Saturday)
    19 October 2020–6 February 2021 (Monday–Saturday) for all classes at the Faculty of Medicine of the second semester of study
    12 October 2020–6 February 2021 (Monday–Saturday) for all classes at the Faculty of Medicine from the third semester of study and above
    Although the start of classes has been postponed as a result of the pandemic, classes will still end on 6 February 2021.
  • Reformation Day
    31 October 2020 (Saturday)
    No lectures
  • Welcoming of first-semester students
    4 November 2020 (Wednesday)
  • 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
  • Semester
    1 October 2021–31 March 2022
  • Induction week
    4 October 2021–8 October 2021 (Monday–Friday)
  • Classes
    11 October 2021–5 February 2022 (Monday–Saturday)
  • Enrolment ceremony
    13 October 2021 (Wednesday)
    No classes during the ceremony
  • Buß- und Bettag
    17 November 2021 (Wednesday)
    No lectures
  • Dies academicus
    2 December 2021 (Thursday)
    Project day
  • New Year
    20 December 2021–2 January 2022 (Monday–Sunday)
    No lectures
  • Open day
    13 January 2022 (Thursday)
  • Semester
    1 April 2022–30 September 2022
  • Classes
    4 April 2022–16 July 2022 (Monday–Saturday)
  • Good Friday
    15 April 2022
    No lectures
  • Easter Monday
    18 April 2022
    No lectures
  • Ascension Thursday
    26 May 2022
    No lectures
  • Whit Monday
    6 June 2022
    No lectures

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