Key dates summer term

Lecture period at the department EIT

15.04.2024 – 19.07.2024

Exam registration period for labs and projects

01.04.2024 – 08.04.2024

Exam registration period for exams and seminars

01.04.2024 – 14.06.2024

Last possible date for the return of a project topic (via PA form)


Last possible date for the deregistration for labs


Examination period

22.07.2024 – 09.08.2024


Excursion to Heidelberg

Saturday, 07.09.2024

Graduation Ceremony

Friday, 25.10.2024

Key Academic Dates and Deadlines

Our Freshers 2023/2024

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From 1 April 2024, there will be a nationwide semester ticket similar to the Deutschlandticket.

Following is the process and the link to access the upgrade of the RMV semester ticket as a Deutschlandticket:

Please follow the process for the Deutschlandticket:

  • Only students enrolled at h_da with a valid RMV semester ticket are entitled to purchase or hold the upgrade
  • The offer is voluntary and must be paid for by each user.
  • The upgrade currently costs EUR 26.46 per month (EUR 49 - 1/6 of the price of the RMV semester ticket [EUR 135.23])
  • in addition to SEPA, the payment options PayPal and credit card are also possible
  • The Deutschlandticket is issued as an upgrade.
  • The Deutschlandticket is subject to the general fare regulations and is valid throughout Germany in 2nd class on local and regional transport.
  • It is only available as a mobile phone ticket.
  • The upgrade can also be purchased at any time for the current month.
  • It is only valid for one calendar month.
  • It is offered as a subscription with a monthly cancellation option.
  • The cancellation period is the 10th of the month to the end of the month!

How to apply:

  • You can register for the upgrade via  this link.
  • You will be forwarded directly to Shibboleth, where you can log in with your student account (stXXXX) and then, after approval, you will be taken to a web portal for the voluntary purchase of the upgrade.
  • There you just need to enter a few personal details (e.g. bank details) and you're ready to go.
  • The digital D-Ticket can be saved on your smartphone (eWallet) so that it can also be presented offline. However, there is no print version.
  • If you have any questions or queries, please contact ASTA.

As before, there are also a for reimbursement options for the nationwide semester ticket. These include

  • semesters on leave
  • a stay abroad for at least 3 months in the semester of application
  • double degree studies (if the other university also has the nationwide semester ticket)
  • severe disability with a corresponding token and possession of the Hessen state ticket

Applications for a refund can be submitted via semesterticket-asta.h-da.de and are possible from April 1 - 30 (for the summer semester) or October 1 - 31 (for the winter semester).
If you would like to find out in advance where and how exactly the new semester ticket is valid, etc., you can read about this on our website. The FAQ: RMV semester ticket / nationwide semester ticket - Wir bewegen Dich - AStA Hochschule Darmstadt (asta-hochschule-darmstadt.de)
If you have any further questions, please contact the Department of Sustainability and Mobility: mobilitaet@asta-hda.de

The text is originally in German on the AStA Website is translated for you.

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