... of the German Bundestag

The newly elected German Bundestag shall assemble on the 30th day after the election at the latest. That session shall also be the constituent meeting of the German Bundestag.

The constituent meeting of the 20th German Bundestag took place on 26 October 2021.


... of the European Parliament

The first assembly of the European Parliament shall be its constituent meeting, too, and be held on the first Tuesday after the end of the month starting at the end of the period of time in which the elections took place.

The constituent meeting of the 9th European Parliament took place on 2 July 2019.

Legal bases

Bundestag Election:

Article 39 (2) of the Basic Law

European Election:

Article 11 (3) of the Direct Elections Act

Last update: 20 October 2023