The University calendar and final assessment
The academic year runs from October 1st to September 30th. Courses are structured in semester or annual courses, as follows:
Annual courses: from October 1st to June 30th.
Semester courses (autumn/fall semester/semester 1): from 2nd October to the end of January.
Semester courses (spring semester/semester 2): from 1st March to the end of June.
Examination terms: In winter, spring and autumn at the end of courses. Generally, it is possible to take the examination in each month of the year. Anyway, standard and additional terms are scheduled by each School/Department so it is warmly recommended to consult individual School/Department websites.
There are two mid-semester holidays, around Christmas and Easter and a long summer holiday which lasts from the middle of July until the end of August.
For details concerning the dates, please refer to individual School/Department websites.