Academic calendar

When do classes start, when does the semester end? Dates matter, also when studying at the University of Stuttgart.

On this page we list all important dates and deadlines during the fall and spring semesters.
For more detailed information on the application deadlines please see the application deadlines web page.
The extact enrollment dates will be announced with the admission note. General deadlines can be found on the enrollment web page.

Changed semester dates

The lecture period of the winter semester 2020/21 and summer semester 2021 has changed due to the corona pandemic.

Overview of all semester dates (PDF) [de]

Teaching in summer semester 2021

The summer semester 2021 will be conducted as a digital semester with mandatory on-site practical courses. Further information on teaching and studying in the summer semester 2021 is published on the corona-website.

Information on summer semester 2021

The lecture period of summer semester 2021

Semester starts
April 01, 2021
Classes start
Monday, April 19, 2021
Please keep in mind the introductory events of the different study programs at the start of your studies.
Classes end
Saturday, July 24, 2021
Semester break / holidays
  • Easter break: Friday, April 02, 2021 to Monday, April 05, 2021
  • Labor Day: Saturday, May 1, 2021
  • Ascencion Day: Thursday, May 13, 2021
  • Whitsun holidays (Pfingstferien): Tuesday, May 25, 2021 to Saturday, May 29, 2021
  • Corpus Christi: Thursday, June 03, 2021
Semester ends
September 30, 2021

The lecture period of winter semester 2021/22

Semester starts
October 01, 2021
Classes start
Monday, October 18, 2021
Please keep in mind the introductory events of the different study programs at the start of your studies.
Classes end
Saturday, February 12, 2022
Semester break / holidays
  • All Saints' Day: Monday, November 01, 2021
  • Year end semester break 2021/22: Thursday, December 23, 2021 to Saturday, January 08, 2022 (inclusive of both dates)
Semester ends
March 31, 2022

The lecture period of summer semester 2022

Semester starts
April 01, 2022
Classes start
Monday, April 11, 2022
Please keep in mind the introductory events of the different study programs at the start of your studies.
Classes end
Saturday, July 23, 2022
Semester break / holidays
  • Easter break: Friday, April 15, 2022 to Monday, April 18, 2022
  • (Labor Day: Sunday, May 01, 2022)
  • Ascencion Day: Thursday, May 26, 2022
  • Whitsun holidays (Pfingstferien): Tuesday, June 07, 2022 to Saturday, June 11, 2022
  • Corpus Christi: Thursday, June 16, 2022
Semester ends
September 30, 2022

General semester dates

Re-registration
  • Re-registration period for the following summer semester: January 15 - February 15
  • Re-registration period for the following winter semester: July 15 - August  15
Leave of absence

An application for a leave of absence is normally due during the re-registration period. See the Leave of Absence page for more on this.

De-registration
  • As of the end of the winter semester: until March 15
  • As of the end of the summer semester: until September 15

Examination dates

Registration period

WS 2020/21 SS 2021 WS 2021/22
Nov. 11 to Dec. 17, 2020 May 12 to June 10, 2021 Nov. 17 to Dec. 09, 2021

Exams centrally managed by the examination office

WS 2020/21 SS 2021 WS 2021/22
Feb. 15 to Apr. 17, 2021 Aug. 09 to Oct. 02, 2021 Feb. 14 to Apr. 09, 2022

Contact

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Admissions Office for Germans and Foreigners with German Education

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Admissions Office for Foreign Nationals and EU Citizens

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