Holidays in Berlin 2022 – all dates
A quick overview of all the holiday dates for Berlin 2022: Easter, Christmas, summer holidays, school holidays and public holidays.
Berlin. Holidays in Berlin 2022 – The holiday season is known to be the best time of the year. So you can plan your vacation in time, we have listed all the dates for the school holidays in Berlin for 2022, including the summer, winter and Easter holidays. You will also find an overview of the days when there are no classes, public holidays, and the days when there are no lessons for Christian, Muslim and Jewish students.
Berlin holiday 2022: What are the school holidays?
- Easter holidays: April 11 – April 23, 2022
- Ascension Day: May 26, 2022
- Pentecost holiday: June 7, 2022
- Summer vacation: from July 7 to August 19, 2022
- Autumn holiday: from October 24 to November 5, 2022
- Christmas holiday: December 22, 2022 to January 2, 2023
When will there be no lessons in Berlin in 2022?
In Berlin there will be a total of 64 days off in 2022.
What are the public holidays in Berlin in 2022?
- January 1, 2022: New Year’s Day
- March 8, 2022: International Women’s Day
- April 15, 2022: Good Friday
- April 18, 2022: Easter
- May 1, 2022: Labor Day
- May 26, 2022: Ascension Day
- June 6, 2022 Pentecost
- October 3, 2022: German Unity Day
- December 25, 2022: Christmas Day
- December 26, 2022: Boxing Day
There will be a total of ten public holidays in Berlin in 2022.
The holiday regulations for John F. Kennedy School, Berlin State School of Ballet, French Gymnasium and Berlin State Technical School may differ from those for public holidays. An overview of the holiday periods at these schools can be found here.
Vacations without lessons for students of the Christian faith
- January 6, 2022: Epiphany: A day off for Catholic students, participation in the service (up to two hours) for Protestant students.
- March 2, 2022: Ash Wednesday: Participation in service (up to two hours) for Catholic students
- June 16, 2022: Corpus Christi: A day off for Catholic students
- June 29, 2022: Feast of the Apostles Peter and Paul, participation in the service (up to two hours) for Catholic students.
- October 31, 2022: Reformation Day: Free Day for Protestant Students
- November 1, 2022: All Saints Day: A holiday for Catholic students
- November 2, 2022: All Souls Day: Participation in the Service (up to 2 hours) for Catholic students
- November 16, 2022: Day of Repentance and Prayer: Free day for Protestant students
- December 8, 2022: Blessed Mother’s Day, participation in the service (up to 2 hours) for Catholic students.
Vacations without lessons for students of the Jewish faith
- 16, 17, 22, 23, 2022: Easter (Feast of Unleavened Bread)
- June 5 and 6, 2022: Shavut (Feast of Weeks).
- 26 and 27 September 2022: New Year’s Day
- October 5, 2022: Yom Kippur (Feast of Atonement)
- October 10-11, 2022: Throne Day (Feast of Tabernacles)
- October 17, 2022: Shemini Atzera (the last festival).
- October 18, 2022: Simchat Torah (Pleasure at Law)
Vacations without classes for students of the Islamic faith
- May 2, 2022: Ramadan (Iftar Festival): If you wish to celebrate this holiday after one day, you must apply for written leave to the school administration. In this case there will be lessons on the days mentioned here.
- July 9, 2022: Eid Al-Adha
How long is summer vacation?
The minimum duration of summer vacation is six weeks. On the other hand, this facilitates representation regulations for corporate legal guardians and authorities. On the other hand, heavy traffic loads are avoided. There are two extra days of leave this year in Berlin, resulting in a vacation period of 6.4 weeks.
Why do states have different regulations for holidays?
The summer holidays of the federal states are coordinated every several years by a working group of the federal state and decided by the Conference of Ministers of Education. Other holiday dates are set by countries (eg Easter holidays, fall holidays, and Christmas holidays). Federal states send their holiday dates to the secretariat of the Conference of Ministers of Education, which publishes them in a public form.
Here you will find the Berlin state holiday regulations (pdf).