Application Deadlines for Guest Students

Winter Semester:
Middle of April until June 15
Beginning of study period: Middle of October
End of study period: Middle of February
Please contact the respective faculty directly, in order to receive information about exam schedules. Exams may be held after the lecture period has ended.

Summer Semester:
November until December 15
Beginning of study period: Middle of April
End of study period: Middle of July
Please contact the respective faculty directly, in order to receive information about exam schedules. Exams may be held after the lecture period has ended.

Confirmation of receipt application for exchange students:
Students can check their application work-flow (online platform), in order to find out whether the International Office has already received the signed application form (original document). "Application form received by the International Office of Goethe University" will be marked off as "done" under "necessary steps." A confirmation will be available for download in the work-flow.


Semester Dates

Summer semester 2022

Beginning of semester: 01 April 2022
Beginning of lectures: 11 April 2022
End of lectures: 15 July 2022
End of semester: 30 September 2022

Winter semester 2021/2022

Beginning of semester: 01 October 2021
Beginning of lectures: 18 October 2021
Break: 18 December 2021 – 08 January 2022
End of lectures: 18 February 2022
End of semester: 31 March 2022

Summer semester 2021

Beginning of semester: 01 April 2021
Beginning of lectures: 12 April 2021
End of lectures: 12 July 2021
End of semester: 30 September 2021

Winter semester 2020/2021 

Beginning of semester: 01 October 2020
Beginning of lectures: 02 November 2020
Break: 19 December 2020 – 08 January 2021
End of lectures: 21 February 2021
End of semester: 31 March 2021