Beginning of the academic yearType of programme: Universities:
1 October 2016
Type of programme: Fachhochschulen (Universities of applied science):
Institutions are autonomous. Starts generally between 1 September and 10 October.
End of the academic year Type of programme: Universities
30 September 2017
Type of programme: Fachhochschulen
Institutions are autonomous. The academic year usually ends at the date the new one begins.