Semester dates

The University runs a two-semester system. Erasmus students can visit for one semester, or a full academic year (this will be decided with your Home University). You can not stay for part-semesters.

Please note the length of each semester (below) before applying for any Erasmus funding.

University Semesters

2013-2014

  • Semester I: 30 September - 24 January (4 months)
  • Semester II: 27 January - 27 June (5 months)

2014-2015

  • Semester I: 29 September - 23 January (4 months)
  • Semester II: 26 January - 26 June (5 months)

2015-2016

  • Semester I: 28 September - 22 January (4 months)
  • Semester II: 25 January - 24 June (5 months)

 

University Vacations

There are two main holiday periods during the academic year, prior to the exam sessions; the first in December and the second in April. There will be no classes during these breaks, although you may be given assignments. You must return to the University after the holiday period in order to take the examinations.

2013-2014

  • Easter break: 28 March - 6 May 

2014-2015

  • Christmas break: 12 December - 12 January
  • Easter break: 27 March - 4 May

2015-2016

  • Christmas break: 11 December - 11 January
  • Easter break: 18 March - 25 April

 

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E: erasmus@le.ac.uk
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