School holidays Germany

Are you looking for the date of a specific school holiday in Germany? On holiday-calender.net you will find the school holidays in primary and general secondary education for the 2011/2012 school year.

School holidays Germany 2011-2012

Land Beginning of students’ school year 2011/12 End of students’
school year 2011/12
Summer holidays
2012
Saarland 6 August 2011 30 June 2012 2 July – 14 August
Hessen, Rheinland-Pfalz 6 August 2011 30 June 2012 2 July –10 August
Hamburg 11 August 2011 20 June 2012 21 June – 1 August
Berlin 13 August 2011 20 June 2012 21 June – 3 August
Brandenburg 15 August 2011 20 June 2012 21 June – 4 August
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 15 August 2011 22 June 2012 23 June – 4 August
Schleswig-Holstein 15 August 2011 23 June 2012 25 June – 4 August
Bremen, Niedersachsen 18 August 2011 21 July 2012 23 July – 31 August
Sachsen, Thüringen 20 August 2011 21 July 2012 23 July – 31 August
Sachsen-Anhalt 25 August 2011 21 July 2012 23 July – 5 September
Nordrhein-Westfalen 7 September 2011 7 July 2012 9 July – 21 August
Baden-Württemberg 12 September 2011 25 July 2012 26 July – 8 September
Bayern 13 September 2011 31 July 2012 1 August–12 September

Other holidays Germany

Land Autumn 2011 Christmas/ New Year 2011/12 Winter 2012 Spring/Easter 2012 3rd term 2012
Baden-
Württemberg
2 Nov.-4 Nov. 23 Dec.-5 Jan.   2 -13 April 29 May-9 June
Bayern 31 Oct-5 Nov 27 Dec.-5 Jan. 20 -24 Febr. 2 -14 April 29 May-6 June
Berlin 4 Oct.-14 Oct. 23 Dec.-3 Jan. 30 Jan-4 Feb 2 -14 April 30 April
18 May
Brandenburg 4 Oct.-14 Oct. 23 Dec.-3 Jan. 30 Jan-4 Feb 4 -14 April 30 April
18 May
Bremen 17 Oct-29 Oct 23 Dec.-4 Jan. 30-31 Jan. 26 March-11 April 29 May
Hamburg 4 Oct.-14 Oct. 27 Dec.-6 Jan. 30 January 5 -16 March 30 April-4 May
18 May
Hessen 10 Oct-22 Oct 21 Dec.-6 Jan.   2 -14 April  
Mecklenburg-
Vorpommern
17 Oct-21 Oct 23 Dec-03 Jan 6-17 Febr. 2-11 April 25-29 May
Niedersachsen 17 Oct.-29 Oct. 23 Dec.-4 Jan. 30 Jan.- 31 Jan. 26 March-11 April 30 April-18 May-
29 May
Nordrhein-
Westfalen
24 Oct.-5 Nov. 23 Dec.-6 Jan.   2 April-14 April 29 May
Rheinland-Pfalz 4 Oct.-14 Oct 22 Dec.-6 Jan.   29 March-13 April 18 May
8 June
Saarland 4-15 Oct. 23 Dec.-4 Jan. 20-25 Febr. 2 -14 April  
Sachsen 17 -28 Oct. 23 Dec.-2 Jan. 13-25 Febr. 6 -14 April 18 May
Sachsen-Anhalt 17 -22 Oct. 22 Dec.-7 Jan. 4 -11 Febr. 2-7 April 21-26 May
Schleswig-
Holstein
10- 22 Oct. 23 Dec.-6 Jan.   30 March-13 April 18 May
Thüringen 17-28 Oct. 23 -31 Dec. 6 -11 Febr. 2-13 April 25-29 May

Additional notes:
In accordance with the Hamburg Agreement between the Länder on harmonisation in the school system, the school year begins on 01 August and ends on 31 July. The actual beginning and end depend on the dates of the summer holidays which vary from one year to the other.

Source: Eurydice