2017-18 Calendars

FU Berlin
Fall 2017-2018

Sep 5 - Sep 6

Arrival Period for Early Birds*

Sep 7 - Sep 8

Early Birds* City Registration

Sep 11 - Sep 29

 Preparatory Intensive Language Course for Early Birds* (mandatory)

Sep 25 - Sep 27

General Arrival Period

Sep 28 - Oct. 2

General City Registration

Oct 3

Reunifcation Day (Holiday)

Oct 4 - Oct 6

Local Berlin Orientation (Mandatory for all participants)

Oct. 8.

Group travels to Mainz Site (costs covered by program)

Oct. 9 - Oct 13

Group Orientation at Mainz Site (Mandatory for all participants)

Oct. 13. 

Group returns to Berlin site

Oct. 16

Classes Start

Oct. 31

Reformation Day (Holiday)

Dec 23 - Jan 7

Christmas Break

Feb 16

Last Day Of Classes; all papers due

 

Spring 2018 

Mar 5 - Mar 6

Early Bird Arrival Period

Mar 7 - Mar 9

Early Bird Administration / Registration

Mar 12 - Mar 29

Early Bird Intensive Language Course

Mar 22 and Mar 26

General Arrival Days (No arrivals on the weekend)

Mar 27 - Mar 29

General Administration / Registration

March 30

Good Friday (National Holiday)

Apr 2

Easter Monday (National Holiday)

Apr 3 - Apr 6

Local Berlin Orientation (Mandatory for all participants)

Apr 8 

Group Travel to Mainz Site (Mandatory, Costs covered by program)

Apr 9 - Apr 13

ORN / Midd-Culture and Composition Course Module 1 (mandatory for first-semester students)

Apr 13Group returns to Berlin

Apr 16

Courses Start

May 1

May 10

Labor Day (Holiday)

Ascension Day (Holiday)

May 21

Pentecost Monday (Holiday

July 20

Last Day of Class, all Papers Due

July 28

Earliest recommended departure date

July 31

Program ends (university registration and insurance end)

*Early Birds are students who have been admitted to the program after completing fewer than than years of German (Middlebury undergraduates are not eligible). The intensive language course is administered by Sprachzentrum ProfiL, Wiesbaden. (Tution covered by the program; student responsible for living expenses.)

Mainz: Johannes Gutenberg University
Fall 2017 - 2018

Sep 5 - Sep 6

Early Bird* Arrival Period

Sep 7 - Sep 8

Early Bird Administration / Registration

Sep 11 - Sep 29

Early Bird Intensive Language Course

Sep 25 - Sep. 27

General Arrival Period

Sep 28 - Oct. 2

General City Registration

Oct. 3

Reunifcation Day (Holiday)

Oct 5 - Oct. 13

Orientation

Oct. 16

Courses start

Oct. 31

Reformation Day (Holiday)

Nov. 1

All Saints Day (Holiday)

Dec. 23 - Jan 07

Christmas Break

Feb.09, 2018

Last Day of Class, all Papers Due

Spring 2018

March 5 -Mar 6

Early Bird Arrival Period**

Mar 7 - Mar 9

Early Bird Administration / Registration**

Mar 12 - Mar 29

Early Bird Intensive Language Course**

Mar 22 and Mar 26

General Arrival Days (No arrivals on weekends)

Mar 27 - Mar 29

General Administration / Registration

Mar 30

Good Friday (National Holiday)

Apr 2

Easter Monday (National Holiday)

Apr 3 - Apr 13

Orientation / Midd-Culture and Composition Course Module 1 (Mandatory for all participants)

Apr 16

Courses start

May 1

May 10

Labor Day (National Holiday)

Ascension Day (National Holiday)

May 21

Pentecost Monday (National Holiday)

May 31

Corpus Christi Day (Local Holiday)

July 6

Last Day of Class, all Papers Due

July 13

Earliest recommended departure date

July 31

Program ends (university registration and insurance end)

University of Potsdam
Fall 2017 - 2018

Sep 5 - Sep 6

Arrival Period for Early Birds**

Sep 7 - Sep 8

Early Birds City Registration**

Sep 11 - Sep 29

 Preparatory Intensive Language Course for Early Birds** (mandatory)

Sep 25 - Sep 27

General Arrival Period

Sep 28 - Oct. 2

General City Registration

Oct 3

Reunifcation Day (Holiday)

Oct 4 - 5

Local Potsdam Orientation (Mandatory for all participants)

Oct. 8.

Group travels to Mainz Site (costs covered by program)

Oct. 9 - Oct 13

Group Orientation at Mainz Site (Mandatory for all participants)

Oct. 13. 

Group returns to Potsdam site

Oct. 16

Classes Start

Oct. 31

Reformation Day (Holiday)

Dec 21 - Jan 3

Christmas Break

Feb 9

Last Day Of Classes; all papers due

Spring 2018 TBA

**Early Birds are students who have been admitted to the program after completing fewer than than years of German (Middlebury undergraduates are not eligible). The intensive language course is administered by GLS Berlin. (Tuition covered by the program; student responsible for living expenses.)