International Affairs
Red pen lying on a calendar © Philipp Arnoldt
Dates and deadlines

When do I have to apply?
When do the semester and the lecture period start?
Which deadlines should I keep in mind?

Here you will find an overview of the most important dates to plan your exchange at TU Berlin!

Summer Semester 2023

LengthApril 1 - September 30, 2023
Nomination deadlineOctober 31, 2022
Application deadlineDecember 1, 2022
Registration for the pre-semester German intensive courseJanuary 9 - 31, 2023
Info session for German intensive course attendees / placement testsMarch 1, 2023
Pre-semester German intensive courseMarch 6 - 31, 2023
Orientation sessionApril 12, 2023
Lecture periodApril 17 – July 22, 2023 
Exam period (the exact dates of your exams will be scheduled by your professors)July 23 - mid-August, 2023 (in special cases as late as September 30, 2023)
HolidaysEaster, May 1st, Ascencion day, Pentecost

Winter Semester 2022/23

LengthOctober 1 - March 31, 2023
Nomination deadlineApril 30, 2022
Application deadlineJune 1, 2022
Info session for German intensive course attendeesAugust 31, 2022
Pre-semester German intensive courseSeptember 5 - 30, 2022
Orientation sessionOctober 10, 2022
Lecture periodOctober 17, 2022 - February 18, 2023
Exam period (the exact dates of your exams will be scheduled by your professors)February 19 - March 31, 2023
Holiday breakDecember 19, 2022 - January 1, 2023

Summer Semester 2022

LengthApril 1 - September 30, 2022
Nomination deadlineOctober 31, 2021
Application deadlineDecember 1, 2021
Info session for German intensive course attendeesMarch 2, 2022
Pre-semester German intensive courseMarch 7 - April 11, 2022
Orientation sessionApril 11, 2022
Lecture periodApril 19 – July 23, 2022 
HolidaysEaster, May 1st, Ascencion day, Pentecost