18 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 34 games each, over 34 game weeks.

Scoring points:

3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.

Table order:

1. points won; 2. total goal difference; 3. total goals scored; 4. points in head-to-head matches; 5. goal difference in hth matches; 6. away goals in hth matches; 7. total away goals scored; 8. play-off.

Qualification for UEFA competitions:

1-4 place: UEFA Champions League Group stage

5 place: UEFA Europa League Group stage

6 place: UEFA Europa League Qualifiers

7 place: possible UEFA Europa League Qualifiers (depends on DFB Pokal outcome)

Relegation from the league:

16 place: enters Play-offs 1/2 with one 2.Bundesliga team for 1 place in Bundesliga

17-18 place: relegated to 2.Bundesliga

Promotion to the league:

2 teams from 2.Bundesliga

1 more team from 2.Bundesliga possible to promote through Play-offs 1/2