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Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2020-2021

Last update October 18, 2019
Summer
Mon, Jul. 20, 2020 Fall Payment 1
Fall Semester
Sat, Aug. 8, 2020 Student Arrivals (BA1, Begin in Berlin & Academy Year Students)
check in 9am-4pm
Sun, Aug. 9 - Mon, Aug. 10, 2020 Orientation (BA1, Begin in Berlin & Academy Year Students)
Tue, Aug. 11 - Wed, Aug. 26, 2020 Language & Thinking Program
Thu, Aug. 20, 2020 Fall Payment 2
Wed, Aug. 26, 2020 Student Arrivals (BA2-4, Liberal Arts Berlin, Arts and Society in Berlin, Exchange & Project Year Students)
check in 9am-4pm
Thu, Aug. 27 - Fri, Aug. 28, 2020 Orientation
Fri, Aug. 28, 2020 Language Placement Exam
Mon, Aug. 31, 2020 First Day of Classes
Fri, Sep. 4 – Sun, Sep. 6, 2020 Berlin Weekend
Tue, Sep. 29, 2020 General Assembly
Fri, Oct. 2, 2020 Fall credit transfer application deadline
Sat, Oct. 3, 2020 Federal Holiday
Cafeteria closed
Fri, Oct. 16, 2020 Last day to withdraw from a class
Mon, Oct. 19 – Sun, Oct. 25, 2020 Fall Break 
Cafeteria closes after brunch on Sat, Oct. 17; reopens Sun, Oct. 25 for dinner
Fri, Nov. 13, 2020 Thesis Submission Deadline for Fall 2020 Graduates
Fri, Dec. 4, 2020 Thesis Title Declaration for Spring 2021 Graduates
Mon, Dec. 14 – Fri, Dec. 18, 2020 Completion Week
Fri, Dec. 18, 2020 Last Day of Classes
Sat, Dec. 19, 2020 Student Departure (check out 9am - 3pm)
Cafeteria closes after brunch on Sat, Dec. 19
Fri, Dec. 4, 2020 Thesis Title Declaration Deadline for Spring 2021 Graduates
Sun, Dec. 20, 2020 Spring Payment 1
Fri, Dec. 25 - Sat, Dec. 26 2020 Federal Holidays
Spring Semester
Fri, Jan. 1 2021 Federal Holiday
Mon, Jan. 4 - Sat, Jan. 23, 2021 German Winter Language Intensive
Wed, Jan. 20, 2021 Spring Payment 2
Wed, Jan. 27, 2021 Student Arrivals (Liberal Arts Berlin, Arts and Society in Berlin, Exchange and Transfers)
Thu, Jan. 28 - Fri, Jan. 29, 2021 Orientation
Fri, Jan. 29, 2021 Language Placement Exam
Sun, Jan. 31, 2021 Cafeteria reopens
Mon, Feb. 1, 2021 First Day of Classes
Tue, Mar. 2, 2021 General Assembly
Fri, Mar. 5, 2021 Spring credit transfer application deadline
Mon, Mar. 8, 2021 Federal Holiday 
Cafeteria closed
Fri, Mar. 19, 2021 Last day to withdraw from a class
Mon, Mar. 29 - Mon, Apr. 5, 2021 Spring Break 
Cafeteria closes after brunch on Sat, Mar. 27; reopens Tue, Apr. 6
Fri, Apr. 2, 2021 Federal Holiday
Cafeteria closed
Mon, Apr. 5, 2021 Federal Holiday
Cafeteria closed
Fri, Apr. 16 2021 Thesis Submission Deadline for Spring 2021 Graduates
Sat, May 1, 2021 Federal Holiday 
Cafeteria closed
Fri, May 7, 2021 Thesis Title Declaration Deadline for Fall 2021 Graduates
Thu, May. 13, 2021 Federal Holiday
Cafeteria closed
Mon, May 17 – Fri, May 21, 2021 Completion Week
Fri, May 21, 2021 Last Day of Classes
Sat, May 22, 2021 Commencement 
Cafeteria closes after brunch on Sat, May 22
Sun, May 23, 2021 Student Departure (check out 9am - 3pm)
NB students participating in the Spring 2021 end-of-semester trip will be permitted to move out on Wed, May 26
Mon, May 24, 2021 Federal Holiday
Cafeteria closed

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