The academic year at Ruhr West University of Applied Sciences is divided into two semesters (winter and summer), each lasting 15 weeks plus two examination periods in each semester.
The winter semester starts on September 1st and ends on February 28th
The summer semester starts on March 1st and ends on August 31st
In the winter semester lectures start at the beginning of October.
In the summer semester lectures start at the beginning of April.
|Summer Semester 2018|
|Start of Lectures:||April 3|
|Reading Week:||May 21 - 25|
|Project Week:||June 18 - 22|
|End of Lectures:||July 13|
|Exam Period 1:||July 16 - August 3|
|Exam Period 2:||September 17 - 28|
|Winter Semester 2018/2019|
|Start of Lectures:||October 1|
|Reading Week:||October 22 - 26|
|Project Week:||November 26 - 30|
|End of Lectures:||January 25|
|Exam Period 1:||January 28 - February 14|
|Exam Period 2:||March 18 - 29|