University Education in Germany
Germany is the most attractive European country for foreign students to get higher study.
German universities run two semesters. The Winter Semester, during which most students start university, goes from the 1st of October till the 31st of March, with lectures starting around the 15th of October and lasting 14 weeks. The Sommer Semester consequently goes from the 1st of April till the 30th of September with lectures starting some time after Easter and lasting 12 weeks.