BIMM University Berlin semester dates

Here you’ll find the semester dates for the upcoming academic year, as well as public holiday dates.


Induction and Freshers’

11th-24th September 2023*

*Induction starts two weeks prior to the start of Semester 1. Induction and Freshers’ Weeks help you settle into student life before your classes start. There’s a whole range of activities for you to get involved with so you’re strongly encouraged to be there.

Semester 1

25th September 2023 – 26th January 2024

Assessments: 8th January 2024 – 26th January 2024

Winter Break: 18th December 2023 – 8th January 2024

Semester 2

29th January 2024 – 24th May 2024

Assessments: 6th May 2024 – 24th May 2024

Spring Break: 25th March 2024 – 5th April 2024

Trimester 3 (MA only)

27th May 2024 – 6th September 2024

Assessments: 19th August 2024 – 6th September 2024

Public holidays in semester time

BIMM University Berlin will be closed on local and national holiday dates.

Day of German Unity: 3rd October 2023

Christmas Day: 25th December 2023

Boxing Day: 26th December 2023

New Year’s Day1st January 2024

International Women’s Day: 8th March 2024

Good Friday: 29th March 2024

Easter Monday: 1st April 2024

Labour Day: 1st May 2024

Ascension Day: 9th May 2024

Whit Monday: 20th May 2024

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Induction and Freshers’

9th-20th September 2024*

*Induction starts two weeks prior to the start of Semester 1. Induction and Freshers’ Weeks help you settle into student life before your classes start. There’s a whole range of activities for you to get involved with so you’re strongly encouraged to be there.

Semester 1

23rd September 2024 – 24th January 2025

Assessments: 6th January 2025 – 24th January 2025

Winter Break: 16th December 2024 – 4th January 2025

Semester 2

27th January 2025 – 23rd May 2025

Assessments: 6th May 2025 – 24th May 2025

Spring Break: 14th April 2025 – 26th April 2025

Trimester 3 (MA only)

26th May 2025 – 5th September 2025

Assessments: 18th August 2025 – 5th September 2024

Public holidays in semester time

BIMM University Berlin will be closed on local and national holiday dates.

Day of German Unity: 3rd October 2024

Christmas Day: 25th December 2024

Boxing Day: 26th December 2024

New Year’s Day1st January 2025

International Women’s Day: 8th March 2025

Good Friday: 18th April 2025

Easter Monday: 21st April 2025

Labour Day: 1st May 2025

Ascension Day: 29th May 2025

Whit Monday: 9th June 2025

Download our semester dates overview (PDF)

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