Academic calendar

The academic year starts on August 15th and ends on the same day the following year, and is divided into two semesters, an autumn and spring semester.
The autumn semester normally begins at the end of August and the spring semester at the beginning of January. Course starts may vary between different study programmes.

Course schedules are usually available one month before the start of each semester. You can see your course schedule and when courses start in Ugla.

Vacation periods

  • Christmas vacation begins on December 20th and ends on January 2nd, both days included
  • Easter vacation starts on the Wednesday before Easter and ends on the Tuesday in the week after Easter, both days included
  • No classes are scheduled on the “First Day of Summer”, May 1st and December 1st

Autumn semester 2021

15 August

Beginning of the academic calender

23-27 August

Orientation for first-year students and start of teaching

15 September

Confirmation of registration for autumn semester courses

17 September

Student Union Day, no classes from 11:40

20 September

Final publication of autumn semester examination schedule

20 September

The track of those who have not confirmed enrollment in fall semester courses is closed

20 September

Continuous assessment day

1 October

Final day to apply for support regarding special assistance in studies and during exams

1 October

Final day to register for graduation on the 15th October

1 October

Continuous assessment day

15 October

Delivery of graduation papers*

22 October

Continuous assessment day

5 November

Final day for withdrawing from autumn semester courses/examinations

12 November

Continuous assessment day

15 November - 1 December

Open for postgraduate applications 

15 November

Course evaluation

30 November - 14 December

Autumn semester examination period

17 December - 2 January

Christmas vacation

* Students who do not complete their studies in time for the official graduation in June can receive their graduation papers on the 15th of October or the 15th of February. In order for this to occur, a request for graduation must have been received before the 1st day of those specific months, given that all graduation documents are in place.

Spring semester 2022

3-10 January

Make-up and resit examination period for autumn semester - Beginning of spring semester

20 January

Confirmation of registration for spring semester courses

24 January

The track of those who have not confirmed enrollment in spring semester courses is closed

31 January

Final publication of spring semester examination schedule

1 February

Final day to register for graduation on the 15th February

15 February

Delivery of graduation papers*

18 February

Continuous assessment day

1-25 March

Registration for courses in the next school year

1 March

Final day to apply for support regarding special assistance in studies and during exams

March

Open for applications**

11 March

Continuous assessment day

1 April

Continuous assessment day

1 April

Final day for withdrawing from spring semester courses / examinations

1 April

Closing date for applications from students outside the EEA

11 April

Course evaluation

13-19 April

Easter holidays

21 April

First Day of Summer, no classes

28 April - 12 May

Spring semester examination period

1 May

Final day to register for graduation in June

27 May - 3 June

Make-up and resit examinations for spring semesters

5 June

Closing date for registration of incoming first-year students

10 and 11 June

Graduation ceremony

* Students who do not complete their studies in time for the official graduation in June can receive their graduation papers on the 15th of October or the 15th of February. In order for this to occur, a request for graduation must have been received before the 1st day of those specific months, given that all graduation documents are in place.

**Application deadline may vary on programmes