UniBw M students follow a rigorous course of study. The academic year is divided into trimesters: 

Fall trimester: October 1st – December 31st
Christmas Holidays: Dec 24th - Jan 6th
Winter trimester: January 7th – March 31st
Spring trimester: April 1st – September 30th
Lecture-free time: July 1st – September 30th

This trimester system enables intensive study such that students are able to earn a fully accredited Bachelor's degree in three years and a fully accredited Master’s degree within four years only. 

Download our Academic Calendar 2021 and our Academic Calendar 2022.

Important Dates in 2022:

Winter Trimester 2022: January 1, 2022 – March 31, 2022

Arrival Date                                                  January 5-7, 2022
Official Orientation Week                       Individual arrangement with IO
Classes begin                                               January 10, 2022
Classes end                                                   March 25, 2022
Examination period (recommended)  March 28 – April 1, 2022

Spring Trimester 2022: April 1, 2022 – September 30, 2022

Arrival Date                                                    Wednesday/Thursday/Friday March 30 – April 1, 2022
Official Orientation Week                         Individual arrangement with IO
Classes begin                                                 April 4, 2022
Classes end                                                    June 24, 2022
Easter Holidays                                            April 19 – 22, 2022
Examination period (recommended)   June 27 – July 1, 2022
Lecture-free time:                                       July 4, 2021 – September 30, 2022

Fall Trimester 2022: October 4, 2022 - December 23, 2022

Arrival Date                                                   September 22 - 26, 2022
Official Orientation Week                        September 27 - 30, 2022
Classes begin                                               October 4, 2022
Classes end                                                   December 16, 2022
Examination period (recommended)  December 19 - 23, 2022
Christmas Holidays:                                 December 24, 2022 - January 8, 2023