Calendar of the academic year

The academic year starts in October and finishes in mid June. It is divided into two semesters: winter (from the 1st of October to the 31st of January) and summer (from the 1st of February to the 31st of May). For Erasmus+ students the winter semester starts in the first week of October and finishes in the last week of January, and the summer semester starts in the first week of February and finishes in the last week of May. After each semester there is an exam session. The break between semesters lasts from mid January to mid February. Christmas holidays last from the 23rd of December to the 6th of January and Easter holidays take place over Easter.
Public holidays
•    the 1st of January - New Year’s Day
•    the 6th of January – Epiphany (“Three Kings”)
•    Easter Sunday, Easter Monday
•    the 1st of May – International Worker’s Day
•    the 3rd of May - Constitution Day
•    the Feast of Corpus Christi - variable
•    the 15th of August - Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
•    the 1st of November - All Saints’ Day
•    the 11th of November – Independence Day
•    the 25th and 26th December – Christmas Day, Boxing Day