The 54th Bundesliga season kicks off with a fixture full of tradition. In the opening match, reigning champions FC Bayern München play host to SV Werder Bremen on Friday 26 August (20.30 CEST, 18.30 GMT). The Bundesliga 2 season starts on Friday 5 August (20.30 CEST, 18.30 GMT) with the match between 1. FC Kaiserslautern and Hannover 96.
The entire schedule is available at schedule.bundesliga.com and for download below. The exact kick-off times of the opening rounds of Bundesliga matches are set to be confirmed in the 28th calendar week (11-15 July) and in the 27th calendar week (4-8 July) for Bundesliga 2 fixtures.