Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - International Dispute Resolution

Academic calendar


The IDR LL.M. is a one-year, full-time postgraduate program. It commences each year in October and the last day of classes and exams takes place in late July.

The academic year is divided into two semesters: the winter semester (October – February) and summer semester (April – July).

The overview of the academic year looks as follows:


Winter semester


Introduction week:            2nd week in October
Lecture period: mid-October to mid-February
Exam period: 2nd half of February
Semester break: March to mid-April


Summer semester


Lecture period: mid-April to mid-July
Exam period: 2nd half of July
Master thesis preparation: end of February to early June


For specific dates applicable to the 2024/2025 academic year follow the link to the general academic calendar.