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 end of September.
In the summer semester lectures start at the end of March.
|Spring Semester 2020|
|Official Start of Semester||01.03.2020|
|Arrival Week for Incoming Students||09.03. – 13.03.2020|
|Welcome Week for International Students||16.03. – 20.03.2020|
|Start of Lectures||23.03.2020|
|End of Lectures||03.07.2020|
|Exam Period||06.07. - 24.07.2020|
|Winter Semester 2020 / 2021|
|Official Start of Semester||01.09.2020|
|Arrival Week for Incoming Students||14.09. – 18.09.2020|
|Welcome Week for Incoming Students||21.09. – 25.09.2020|
|Start of Lectures||28.09.2020|
|End of Lectures||22.01.2021|
|Exam Period||25.01. – 12.02.2021|