The DFL (Deutsche Fußball Liga) will publish the fixture schedules for the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 on 29 June.

The announcement will once again be made within an online presentation. The site, which is already online, also offers a great deal of additional information. Reaction to the schedule release will be collected on twitter under the hashtag #bundesligaschedule.

As is tradition, the reigning German champions open proceedings and FC Bayern München will kick off the 54th Bundesliga season with a home match on Friday 26 August 2016 (20.30 CEST / 18.30 GMT). The Bundesliga 2 season will start three weeks earlier on 5 August.