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Miriam Sonnenbichler
Miriam Sonnenbichler
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Dates relevant to study

Here you can find an overview on important dates for the winter term.

Welcome to our new students!

The orientation week for the Erasmus-students takes place from April 18th - 21th, 2017.


Academic Schedule, Time Tables & Events

Internship Presentation

Prof. Christoph Stiller:

  • May 18th, 2017  2-5 pm
  • October 26th, 2017  2-5 pm

Prof. Ulrich Lemmer:

  • August 2nd, 2017

Registration: Please let us know at which date you would like to give your presentation!


Lecture Period

Summer Term 2017: April 24 – July 29, 2017

Winter Term 2017/18: Oct. 16, 2017 – Feb. 10, 2018



Exams & Exam Period

Exam dates:

Timetable SS2017

Exam Period:

Summer Term 2017: July 30 - Nov. 13, 2017

Winter Term 2017/18: Feb. 11 - May 14, 2018




  • May 8th: Excursion to Nanoscribe (already booked out)
  • May 16th - 18th: KIT Career Fair
  • May 18th: Fraunhofer Talk of Dr. Falk Eilenberger on "High power fiber lasers", 7pm, LTI Lecture Hall
  • June 7th: Info Session about Specialization 3rd semester (compulsory for 2nd semester students)
  • June 28th + 29th: Excursion to trade show Laser World of Photonics in Munich
  • July 4th: Max-Planck Institute, Erlangen (for more information & registration contact the OSKar student chapter)
  • July 13th: Summer BBQ
  • September tba: Excursion to PI (Physics Instruments)


Re-Registration at KIT

Re-Registration for Summer Term: January 15th - February 15th

Re-Registration for Winter Term: July 1st - August 15th


Public Holidays in Baden-Württemberg during the Winter Term

  • The Day of German Unity: October 3rd
  • All Saints' Day: November 1st
  • Christmas Vacation: December 24th - January 6th
  • 1. Christmas Day: December 25th
  • 2. Christmas Day: December 26th
  • New Year's Day: January 1st
  • Three Saint Kings: January 6th