Student’s ToDo list for every semester


JMCS students

JMCS students are students who are matriculated in the Joint Master program in Computer Science or in an old master program in Computer Science of the universities of Bern, Neuchâtel and Fribourg.

They have to do every semester the following three tasks:

1. Each student must register for the teaching units that they want to take during that semester until the registration deadline (see below) in Academia.

2. Each student must register for the exams until the registration deadline (see below) in Academia.

3. Each student must register for the BeNeFri network if he/she follows a teaching unit at a partner university until

  • Autumn semester: September 30th
  • Spring semester: February 28th

The procedure is dependent on the student’s situation

Travel expenses are reimbursed by the student’s home university and must be claimed until

  • „Autumn semester: January 31st
  • „Spring semester: June 30th

Use therefore the travel regulation (BeNeFri forms).


Hosted JMCS students

Hosted JMCS students are all students other than JMCS students who follow a teaching unit of the Joint Master in Computer Science, e.g.:

  • „bachelor students in Computer Science (major, minor, optional studies)
  • master students in Mathematics or Information Management

They have exactly to do the same three tasks as mentioned above for JMCS students and they must additionally do every semester the following task:

4. Each student must complete a Request for Academia Access form at the beginning of every semester until

  • „Autumn semester: September 30th
  • „Spring semester: February 28th

The student will be informed when he/she is able to login into Academia.


Dates and deadlines for the academic year 2016/2017


Teaching units

  Autumn semester 2016 Spring semester 2017
Registrations 05.09.2016 - 14.10.2016 06.02.2017 - 17.03.2017
Teaching units 19.09.2016 - 23.12.2016 20.02.2017 - 02.06.2017



  Autumn dates 2016
(autumn semester 2016)
Spring dates 2017
(spring semester 2017)
Summer dates 2017
(repetition 2017)**
Publication of exam dates
within the first 14 days of a teaching unit
Registrations 05.12.2016 - 13.01.2017 24.04.2017 - 19.05.2017 10.07.2017 - 04.08.2017
Simple withdrawals
up to 14 calendar days before the date of the exam
Exams (standard date set)* 06.02.2017 - 17.02.2017 12.06.2017 - 23.06.2017 28.08.2017 - 15.09.2017
Publication of results
at the latest two weeks after the standard date set for exams

* Certain exams can also be outside of the standard date set for exams.
** Only failed exams of the previous autumn and spring dates can be repeated at the summer dates.