Academic Calendars

(Summer Program Calendar Here)

Academic Calendar - Fall / Winter Semester 2013-2014*
Saturday, August 31 Students depart from the U.S.
Sunday, September 1 Students arrive in Germany
Monday, September 2 Orientation / Preliminary Course begins
Friday, September 27 Preliminary Course ends
TBD by Universität Heidelberg German Language Proficiency Exam (DSH) – written
TBD by Universität Heidelberg German Language Proficiency Exam (DSH) – oral
Saturday, October 5 - Saturday October 12 Fall break
Sunday, October 13 University Orientation Day
Monday, October 14 First day of classes for the Universität Heidelberg Fall Semester
Friday, November 1 All Saints' Day - University and AJY Study Center closed
Thursday, November 28 University and AJY Study Center open - AJY Thanksgiving Dinner
Wednesday, December 18 Last day of classes and last day of AJY Program for Fall Semester students
Saturday, December 21, 12:00 noon Deadline for checking out of rooms for Fall Semester students
December 21 – January 6, 2014 Holiday Break for Extended Fall / Full Year students
Friday, February 7, 2014 Last day of classes and last day of AJY Program for Extended Fall students
Monday, February 10, 2014, 12:00 noon Deadline for checking out of rooms for Extended Fall students
February 8 – April 13, 2014 Semester break for Full Year students (Spring semester classes start April 14, 2014)

*All calendars are tentative.