Students will be able to participate in either the full spring semester, or a full academic year. Webster's spring semester runs from January to May; but at Trier University the corresponding semester, referred to as the summer semester, runs later.
The 2014-15 winter lecture period will run from October 27, 2014 to February 14, 2015.
The 2015 summer lecture period will run from April 13 to July 24, 2015.
Orientation Program in Trier: The university offers a mandatory three-week-long orientation that will run from October 1 to October 24, 2014 (winter semester) and March 19, 2015 to April 10, 2015 (summer semester).
The aim of the program is to prepare you for studying at the University and help you to settle into living in Trier. The orientation program has four key components:
- German lessons
- Completion of important administrative formalities
- Various information sessions
- Social and cultural program.