Academic calendar

Academic calendar

The academic year begins with the winter semester, which starts on 1 October and ends on 31 March. The summer semester then runs from 1 April to 30 September each year.

Summer semester 2018

Date(s)Description
26 March to 8 AprilOrientation Weeks for international students.
3–8 AprilOrientation Week for all students.
1 April

Summer semester begins. Please remember to validate your CampusCard (student ID).

Application round for M.Sc. Computer Science (winter intake) opens. The application deadline is 15 June.

9 AprilStart of lectures – the University is in session.
Mid-AprilApplication round for M.A. International Economics and Business opens.
Early MayApplication round for the remaining degree programmes starting in October (winter semester) opens.
22 MayNo teaching all day (Tuesday after Whitsun/Pentecost)
1 June

No teaching all day.

Registration deadline for the Physical Education aptitude test (for Teacher Education Programmes).

15 JuneApplication deadline for the M.Sc. Computer Science.
18–29 JuneRe-registration period for winter semester 2018–19. Please note: students continuing their studies must re-register before each semester.
30 June

Application deadline for most master's programmes. Exceptions: M.Sc. Computer Science (deadline 15 June); M.A. Caritas Science and Values-based Management (15 July), M.A. Russian and East-Central European Studies (15 July).

Registration deadline for the Art Education aptitude test (for Teacher Education Programmes).

14 JulyTeaching ends/examination period starts, followed by the semester break.
15 JulyDeadline for applications for all undergraduate programmes and the following postgraduate programmes: M.A. Caritas Science and Values-based Management, M.A. Russian and East Central European Studies.
August to SeptemberEnrolment/matriculation period for new students. Persons with German or Austrian entrance qualifications may register directly for non-restricted degree programmes. Applicants with international qualifications and those applying for admission-restricted degree programmes should present themselves for matriculation on the date indicated in their offer letter.
30 SeptemberSummer semester ends.

Last semester (winter semester 2017–18)

Date(s)Description
1 OctoberSummer semester begins. Please remember to validate your CampusCard (student ID).
25 September to 15 OctoberOrientation Weeks for international students
16 OctoberTeaching begins
23 December to 6 JanuaryChristmas break (no teaching)
15 NovemberApplication round for degree programmes starting in April (summer semester) 2018 begins
15 JanuaryApplication round for degree programmes starting in April ends
15 to 26 JanuaryRe-registration period for summer semester 2018. Please note: students continuing their studies must re-register before each semester.
31 January to 10 FebruaryTeacher Education Programmes: application round for the aptitude test for Art Education (information in German)
1 February to 15 MarchEnrolment/matriculation period for new students. Persons with German or Austrian entrance qualifications may register directly for non-restricted degree programmes. Applicants with international qualifications and those applying for admission-restricted degree programmes should present themselves for matriculation on the date indicated in their offer letter.
10 FebruaryTeaching ends/examination period starts
30 MarchWinter semester ends

Contact

Academic Advice Service

adviceatuni-passau.de

Website

Office hours:
Wed 9 a.m. – 12 noon
or by appointment

Address:
1st floor,
Administration building
Innstrasse 41

Phone: +49 851 509 ext. 1154, 1153, 1152, 1151 or 1150
(Mon – Fri 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon and Mon – Thurs 1–3 p.m.)