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

A place to work at University Library, Photo: Leipzig University
MBA Program, Photo: Leipzig University

Upcoming Semesters

  • 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)
    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 (Saturday)
    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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