Academic Calender

Academic time table in short

Lectures at the University Freiberg usually start winter semesters in early October each year.
Lectures in the winter semester end early February, this is followed by an exam period of around 2-3 weeks.
The summer semester starts early April, lectures end mid July, again followed by a 2-3 weeks exam period.

International students have the option to be coached by a student of TU Freiberg. The "mentor" will help new intakes to settle into the University, and get all administrative issues inside and outside the university done. The "mentor" programme is organised by the International Centre "Alexander von Humboldt". New intakes should contact the centre via Email to arrange for coaching. The centre also offers other programmes and information, have a look yourself.

 

The usual academic time table for the University includes the following indicative dates

Date

 

Happening

Venue

Mid September to first week October

 

Mentor programme

The Mentor programme helps new students arriving in Freiberg

End September to first week October

 

Registration at the Admission Office

International students please contact Mrs Cindy Wolf, German students Mrs Luisa Lippe: Akademiestr 6 (Main Building), Room 13 (ground floor)

First week October

 

Induction day for new students, organised by the Studentenrat of the University

 

Week before start of lectures

 

IBDEM Kick-off Meeting for new students

t.b.a. via Email

Saturday before start of lectures

 

Bar-tour through Freiberg, organised by the Studentenrat of the University

 

During first or second week of lectures

 

Opening ceremony

 

Saturday after start of lectures

 

IKEA-tour, organised by the Studentenrat of the University

 

Second or third Monday of October

 

Start of the lectures

Time-tables for IBDEM students are published around one week before the start of lectures

Mid October

 

Welcome address by the city mayor for all new international students

Freiberg guildhall, Obermarkt 24

Late October

 

International Corner

Begegnungsraum, Neue Mensa

Late October

 

International Party

 

Late October

 

Library tour for international students

Uni Freiberg Library (Ausleihtheke) with Dr Dana Kuhnert

Early November

 

Brunch for international students

Dining Hall Neue Mensa

End November

 

Festival of cultures

Alte Mensa

Early December

 

International students' Christmas Party

Conference Room Neue Mensa

December to  January

 

One week winter break between Christmas and New Year

 

January to February 

 

Re-registration for the second and fourth semesters

Akademiestr 6 (Main Building), Room 13 (ground floor)

First Friday of February

 

Last day of lectures in the winter semester

 

First Monday of April

 

Start of the lectures

Time-tables for IBDEM students are published around one week before the start of lectures

Mid July

 

Last day of lectures in the summer semester

 

End August

 

Re-registration for the third semester

Akademiestr 6 (Main Building), Room 13 (ground floor)

    
 

Other important dates and deadlines: http://tu-freiberg.de/studium/rund-ums-studium/studienjahresablauf