Dates and Deadlines

Academic Year

Winter Semester (WS) October 1st – March 31st
Summer Semester (SS) April 1st – September 30th
Christmas holidays December 24th to January 6th

Nomination and Application 

Nomination deadline Winter semester / entire year April 1 st
  Summer semester October 1st
Application deadline Winter semester / entire year May 1st
  Summer semester November 1st
Decision time   Students will receive notice within 4 weeks after the application deadline.
Transcript of records   A transcript of records (academic transcript) will be issued no later than 5 weeks after the end of the period of exams at KIT upon the student’s request.
Re-enrollment for the next semester (Rückmeldung) for the next summer semester approx. January 15th – February 15th
  for the next winter semester approx. July 1 st – August 15

Lectures and Exams 

Academic Year 2022-23
Lecture period Winter semester October 24th, 2022 – February 18th, 2023
  Summer semester April 17th, 2023 – July 29th, 2023
Exam period Winter semester February 19th, 2023 –  May 12th, 2023
  Summer semester July 30th, 2023 – November 13th, 2023
Orientation week Winter semester October 10th, 2022 – October 16th, 2022
  Summer semester March 20th, 2023 – March 26th, 2023
Pre-semester German language course Winter semester September 12th, 2022 – September 30th, 2022
  Summer semester March 27th, 2023 – April 14th 2023
Academic Year 2023-24
Lecture period Winter semester October 23rd, 2023 – February 17th, 2024
  Summer semester April 15th, 2024 – July 27th, 2024
Exam period Winter semester February 18th 2024 – May 13th 2024
  Summer semester July 28th 2024 – November 11th 2024
Orientation week Winter semester tbd.
  Summer semester tbd.
Pre-semester German language course Winter semester tbd.
  Summer semester tbd.

Future academic calendars: http://www.sle.kit.edu/english/imstudium/697.php