Academic calendar and deadlines

Students from Erasmus partner institutions can apply to spend a period of time at the HBKsaar on exchange.  

Closing dates for applications:

  • Winter semester: 30th June  
  • Summer semester: 31st December  

The academic year at German universities is divided into winter semester and summer semester. Winter semester: 1st October - 31st March Summer semester: 1st April - 30th September Each semester is divided into lecture period (Vorlesungszeit) and lecture free periods (vorlesungsfreie Zeit).

The dates of lecture period as well as holidays vary from semester to semester.

  • Winter semester: Lecture period: mid-October to mid-February  
  • Summer semester: Lecture period: mid-April to mid-July