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European Studies

October 10th, 2018: Introduction meeting for the winter semester 2018/19
The presentation can be found on undefinedILIAS.

September 26th, 2019: Graduation Ceremony


Winter term 2018/2019

Beginning of the semester: October 1st, 2018
End of the semester: March 31st, 2019
Beginning of the lecture period: October 8th, 2018
End of lecture period: February 1st, 2019

Classes are cancelled due to official German holidays on November 1st, 2018 and during the winter break from December 24th, 2018 until January 4th, 2019.

Summer term 2019

Beginning of the semester: April 1st, 2019
End of the semester: September 30th, 2019
Beginning of the lecture period: April 1st, 2019
End of lecture period: July 12th, 2019

Classes are cancelled due to official German holidays on April 19th, April 22nd, May 1st, May 30th, June 10th as well as June 20th, 2019.


Carnival session: March 4th, 2019
Put a fancy dress on and celebrate carnival with traditional carnival music!
Further details about where to go in Düsseldorf can be found undefinedhere.

Japan Day: May 25th, 2019
Düsseldorf is home to one of Europe's biggest Japanese communities. There are lots of different activities inside the city and along the Rhine. Highlight: Fireworks around 11 p.m. More information can be found undefinedhere!

Funfair, July 12th - 21st, 2019
Biggest funfair in the area with big fireworks on the last friday. More information and the exact opening hours can be found undefinedhere.

More information about upcoming events in Düsseldorf can be found undefinedhere.


German Unification Day, October 3rd, 2018

All Saints' Day, November 1st, 2018

Christmas, December 25th - December 26th, 2018
(Christmas Day on 25th and Boxing Day on 26th)

New Year's Day, January 1st, 2019

Easter, April 19th - April 22nd, 2019
On Good Friday and Easter Monday everything will be closed. Good Friday is additionally the day of mourning therefore all clubs and bars have to turn off the music at midnight and also privatly, people are expected to remain silent.

Labour Day, May 1st, 2019

Ascension Day, May 30th, 2019

Pentecost, June 9th - June 10th, 2019

Corpus Christi, June 20th, 2019

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