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School holidays in Germany in 2019-20

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The dates of school terms and holidays in Germany are determined by the respective education departments of each state. 

Note: When a national holiday is not mentioned, means it’s already included in a school break period of time (ex. Christmas day, New Year’s day)

School holidays in Germany 2019-20

*All dates are subject to errors and changes

Holiday Date State
Bridge day 04-10-2019 Berlin
Autumn holiday from 30-09-2019
to 12-10-2019
Hesse, Rhineland Palatinate
Autumn holiday from 04-10-2019
to 12-10-2019
Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Saxony-Anhalt
Autumn holiday from 04-10-2019
to 18-10-2019
Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein
Autumn holiday from 07-10-2019
to 19-10-2019
Berlin, Saarland, Thuringia
Autumn holiday from 14-10-2019
to 26-10-2019
North-Rhine Westphalia, Saxony
Autumn holiday 28-10-2019
to 30-10-2019
Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria
Bridge day 01-11-2019 Brandenburg, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Saxony-Anhalt
Christmas holiday from 20-12-2019
to 03-01-2020
Hamburg, Saxony, Thuringia
Christmas holiday from 21-12-2019
to 06-01-2020
Bremen
Christmas holiday from 23-12-2019
to 04-01-2020
Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Saarland, Saxony-Anhalt
Christmas holiday from 23-12-2019
to 06-01-2020
Lower Saxony, North-Rhine Westphalia, Rhineland Palatinate, Schleswig-Holstein
Christmas holiday from 23-12-2019
to 11-01-2020
Hesse
Winter holiday 31-01-2020 Hamburg
Winter holiday from 03-02-2020
to 04-02-2020
Bremen, Lower Saxony
Winter holiday from 03-02-2020
to 08-02-2020
Berlin, Brandenburg
Winter holiday from 10-02-2020
to 14-02-2020
Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia
Winter holiday from 10-02-2020
to 21-02-2020
Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Saxony
Winter holiday from 17-02-2020
to 21-02-2020
Rhineland Palatinate
Winter holiday from 17-02-2020
to 25-02-2020
Saarland
Winter holiday from 24-02-2020
to 28-02-2020
Bavaria
Easter holiday from 02-03-2020
to 13-03-2020
Hamburg
Easter holiday from 30-03-2020
to 17-04-2020
Schleswig-Holstein
Easter holiday from 06-04-2020
to 11-04-2020
Saxony-Anhalt
Easter holiday from 06-04-2020
to 18-04-2020
North-Rhine Westphalia, Thuringia
Easter holiday from 09-04-2020
to 17-04-2020
Rhineland Palatinate
Easter holiday from 10-04-2020
to 18-04-2020
Saxony
Easter holiday from 14-04-2020
to 24-04-2020
Saarland
Easter holiday from 28-03-2020
to 14-04-2020
Bremen, Lower Saxony
Easter holiday from 06-04-2020
to 18-04-2020
Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Hesse
Labour day 01-05-2020 National
Ascension day 21-05-2020 National
Bridge day 22-05-2020 Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Lower Saxony
Whitsun holiday from 18-05-2020
to 22-05-2020
Hamburg
Whitsun holiday from 18-05-2020
to 30-05-2020
Saxony-Anhalt
Whitsun holiday 22-05-2020 Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, Thuringia
Whitsun holiday from 29-05-2020
to 02-06-2020
Mecklenburg-West Pomerania
Whitsun holiday 02-06-2020 Lower Saxony, North-Rhine Westphalia
Whitsun holiday from 02-06-2020
to 13-06-2020
Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria
Whitsun holiday 11-06-2020 Bremen
Summer holiday from 22-06-2020
to 01-08-2020
Mecklenburg-West Pomerania
Summer holiday from 29-06-2020
to 11-08-2020
North-Rhine Westphalia
Summer holiday from 06-07-2020
to 14-08-2020
Hesse, Rhineland Palatinate, Saarland
Summer holiday from 16-07-2020
to 26-08-2020
Bremen, Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt
Summer holiday from 20-07-2020
to 28-08-2020
Saxony, Thuringia
Summer holiday from 25-06-2020
to 05-08-2020
Hamburg
Summer holiday from 25-06-2020
to 08-08-2020
Berlin, Brandenburg
Summer holiday from 27-06-2020
to 07-09-2020
Bavaria
Summer holiday from 29-06-2020
to 08-08-2020
Schleswig-Holstein
Summer holiday from 30-06-2020
to 12-09-2020
Baden-Württemberg

 
 
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