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Important dates

Teaching period:

Teaching Periods
Semester Beginning End
Summer Semester 2021 Monday, 19. April 2021 Saturday, 24. July 2021
Winter Semester 2021/22 Monday, 18. October 2021 Saturday, 12. February 2022


Lecture and exercise-free days
Summer Semester 2021
May Day Saturday, 01. May 2021
Ascension Thursday, 13. May 2021
Pentecost break Monday, 24. May 2021 until
Saturday, 29. May 2021
Corpus Christi Thursday, 03. June 2021
Winter Semester 2021/22
All Saints' Day Monday, 01. November 2021
Christmas break Thursday, 23. December 2021 until
Thursday, 06. January 2022


Official Teaching periods and holidays: Original source



Registration to Examinations:

  • Registration and deregistration for exams WS 2020/21: 27.12.2020 - 27.01.2021
  • Exam calendar here

  • Examination office - official information on exam dates Link

Registration for next semester

  • Deadlines Registration for Winter Semester 2021 / 22:
    • Winter Semester June 1st to August 15th

        Official information about registration


Special Procedures


For questions concerning the procedures of the Program please send your queries to the address:


Examination Rules

Summary of the most important examination rules:

Presentation examination rules intake 2020

Presentation intake 2020 commented (in Ilias)


Official examination rules:

Framework examination regulations (M. Sc.)  - In German

Translation (not legally binding) - In English

Examination regulations M. Sc. in Economics - In German (updated on  25.09.2020)

Translation (not legally binding) - In English (not yet updated)

Examination Office ("Prüfungsamt"): Link

All official regulations

Master Thesis Regulations

Covid19 special procedures: Due to the pandemic it is not possible to access the Examination Office to hand in the thesis physically. Therefore, the only option to hand in the thesis is per Post. For this, the two examplars of the thesis and the CD with the electronic version should be sent by certified post to:

Geschäftsstelle der Wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Prüfungsausschüsse an der Universität Freiburg

- Prüfungsamt Wirtschaftswissenschaften -


79085 Freiburg im Breisgau

The date taken into account for the deadline will be the date stated in the envolope when the thesis was sent.

Additionally, the pdf version of the thesis should be sent per e-mail to the coordinator of the program, the examination office and the supervisor of the thesis.


Presentation Master Thesis 2020

Guidelines for writing the thesis

Information about application modalities for Master theses in each chair

Master Thesis title page

Samples of previous Master Thesis Topics

Form Application for admission and registration to the master thesis (pdf)

Form Application for admission and registration to the master thesis (word)

How to Complete the Master Thesis Form

Important forms