Semester dates

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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).

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

University Semesters

2019 - 2020

  • Semester I: 23 September 2019 to 12 January 2020 (4 months)
  • Semester II: 13 January 2020 to 5 June 2020 (5 months)

Attending Orientation is not compulsory but it is highly recommended.

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.

2019 - 2020

  • Christmas break: 13 December 2019 - 6 January 2020
  • Easter break: 27 March 2020 - 27 April 2020


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