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||Remarks / 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|
|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 MBA students are published around one-two weeks 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||Meeting of all international students, 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)|
Find other important dates and deadlines here.