Academic Year

Each academic year begins on the 1st of September and ends on the 31st of August of the next calendar year, it is subdivided in two teaching semesters, the winter and the spring. Each semester comprises 13 weeks, followed by a 4-week examination period. There is also a recurring exam period for both semesters.

The academic calendar for the period 2021-22 is as follows:

Winter semesters

Winter semester starts: September 20, 2021

Closing of winter semester courses: 07 January 2022

Beginning of exams period: January 17, 2022

Termination of the exams period: 04 February 2022

Spring semesters

Start of spring semester courses: 07 February 2022

Closing of spring semester courses: May 27, 2022

Beginning of the examination period: 06 June 2022

Termination of exam period: June 24, 2022

Recurrent examination period

Start: August 29, 2022

End: 16 September 2022

The academic teaching is interrupted during the festive periods of Christmas and Easter and during summer. In addition, holidays are the established official holidays of the state, the 4th December (local holiday) and the 17th November and the 30th January (academic holidays).