Semester dates + Deadlines

Semester dates

Autumn semester

1 August - 31 January
Beginning of the coursesMiddle of September*

Spring semester

1 February - 31 July
Beginning of the coursesMiddle of February*


*The precise teaching hours vary according to the department or division. Please check on the website of the relevant course or ask your course administration.


Bachelor degree programmes

Master degree programmes



Registration must be completed using the online registration form.


Registration deadlines

The registration deadlines for the Bachelor and Master degree programmes are binding. Registrations after the end of the registration period are still possible depending on the degree programme, although a study place cannot be guaranteed. Please contact the relevant degree programme if you have missed a registration deadline.



Should you decide to withdraw your registration, you can notify us of your decision by e-mail. A verbal withdrawal of the registration will not be accepted.


Withdrawals deadlines
Beginning of studies in the autumn31 July
Beginning of studies in the spring31 January


The following deadlines apply to Bern University of the Arts students: autumn semester 15 June / spring semester 15 December.


If the notification is duly received, any semester fees already invoiced shall be cancelled and refunded as necessary.

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Student Administration

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