HsKA Academic Calendar

The academic year at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences HsKA is divided into 2 semesters of lectures, followed by the examination period and a lecture-free period. The exact dates are set by the Senate every semester in the semester academic calendar. The schedule usually follows this pattern:

Winter semester

September 1 - February 28 or 29

Duration of lectures: 15 weeks

Application deadline for exchange students: May 31

Application deadline for degree students: July 15

Start of lectures: Beginning of October

End of lectures: End of January

Followed by examination period

Christmas holidays: 24th of December - 6th of January (inclusive)

Summer semester

March 1 - August 31

Duration of lectures: 15 weeks

Application deadline for exchange students: November 30

Application deadline for degree students: January 15

Start of lectures: Mid-March

End of lectures: Beginning of July

Followed by examination period

Most undergraduate programs start both in the summer and the winter semesters. The following undergraduate programs start in the winter semester only:


Architecture
Civil Engineering Tri-national
Communication and Media Management
Culture, Media and Technologies
Environmental Civil Engineering
Geodesy and Navigation
Geo-Information Management
Infrastructure Engineering
Transportation Management