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Academic Calendar

The University of Mannheim is the first public higher education institution in Germany to align its academic calendar with the international academic year. This makes it easier for students, teachers and researchers to participate in exchanges, and contributes to the campus’ international character.

Spring semester February 1 – July 31
Fall semester August 1 – January 31

Dates for the Spring Semester 2018

Semester start and end dates February 1, 2018 – July 31, 2018
Re-registration October 15, 2017 – December 1, 2017
Lecture period February 12, 2018 – June 1, 2018
Easter break March 26, 2018 – April 6, 2018
Examination period June 4, 2018 – June 16, 2018
Alternate examination dates August 25, 2018 – September 1, 2018
Examination Dates

Overview of examination dates (partly in English)

Important Dates for Prospective Students

Get to know the University of Mannheim through taster courses and student information days.

Important Dates for Freshmen

Welcome to the University of Mannheim. We want your first weeks at university to go as smoothly as possible, and so we invite all freshmen to participate in our student information days that take place in the week before the lecture period begins.

Important Dates for International Students

The International Office and the student organizations at the university arrange different events and days out for international students.