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Organisation of the academic year

The academic year is divided into two terms. The winter semester starts on the 1st of October and lasts until end of January when the examination session starts. The summer semester starts in mid-February and lasts until the beginning of June. There are short breaks of about a fortnight at the end of December and during Easter. There is practically no teaching from mid-June to the end of September.

Public Holidays

All Saint's Day - 1st November
Independence Day - 11th November
Christmas Day - 25th December
Boxing Day - 26th December
New Year's Day - 1st January
Easter Sunday
Easter Monday
State Holiday - 1st May
Constitution Day - 3rd May
Corpus Christi
Feast of the Assumption - 15th August


WINTER SEMESTER 1 October - mid-February
consists of:
Lectures 01.10. - apprx. 20.12.
Winter holidays (Christmas break) apprx. 20. 12 - 03.01.
Lectures (cont. Winter semester) 04.01. - apprx. end of January
Winter examination session apprx. end of January - mid-February
Break between semesters mid-February (one week)
Retake session mid-February - mid-March
SUMMER SEMESTER mid-February - 30.09.
consists of:
Lectures mid-February - end of March
Spring holidays (Easter break) April (one week)
Lectures (cont. summer semester) April - beginning of June
Summer examination session June
Retake session September
End of academic year 30.09.


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