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Academic calendar

The academic year starts on October 1 each year: 

Academic yearOctober 1 – September 30
Winter semester

October 1 – March  31

Summer semester

April 1 – September 30

The semester times are not the same as the lecture periods. It is important that you are present during the lecture periods: 

Pre-semester course for the winter semester (= orientation program)Beginning of October
Lecture period in the winter semesterMiddle of October – middle of February
Pre-semester course in the summer semester (= orientation program)Beginning of April
Lecture period in the summer semester

Middle of April – end of July

Lecture periods in future semesters (subject to changes): 

Winter semester 2018/1915 October 2018 - 09 Februar 2019
Summer semester 201923 April - 27 July 2019
Winter semester 2019/202014 October 2019 - 07 February 2020
Summer semester 202020 April 2020 - 24 July 2020
Winter semester 2020/202112 October 2020 - 05 Februar 2021

 Source: Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Bildung und Kultus, Wissenschaft und Kunst  

Important note: The academic calendar of the Faculty of Social Work and the Faculty of Religious Education differs from the KU's main academic calendar.