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

SSZ closed but you can still email or call us!

Due to the current situation, the Student Service Centre (SSZ) is closed until further notice. You can still contact us at any time by email, post or by calling us.
Out extended telephone consultation hours:
Monday to Friday
9am–11am
Phone: +493419732058

Our dedicated coronavirus page has the latest information from the University.

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Photo: Christian Hüller

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
  • Classes
    5 October 2020–9 October 2020 (Monday–Friday)
  • Classes
    12 October 2020–6 February 2021 (Monday–Saturday)
  • Enrolment ceremony: postponed
    14 October 2020 (Wednesday)
    No classes during the ceremony
  • 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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