Key academic dates



WINTER SEMESTER
Dates Note
Orientation Week Last week of September
Semester starts First week of October dates may vary at different faculties
Christmas/New Year's break: 31 December - The first day after Orthodox Christmas dates vary at different faculties
Examination session January and/or February dates vary at different faculties
Retake Examination session April dates vary at different faculties
National and religious holidays (non-working days):
  • 11 November - Armistice Day in the First World War
  • 01 and 02 January - New Year
  • 07 January - Orthodox Christmas
If one of the non-religious holidays falls on a Sunday, then the next working day is a non-working day

SUMMER SEMESTER
Dates Note
Orientation Week First week of February
Semester starts Beginning of February dates may vary at different faculties
Easter break: On the following link you will find when the breaks will be dates vary at different faculties
Examination session June and/or July dates vary at different faculties
Retake Examination session August or September, and October dates vary at different faculties
National and religious holidays (non-working days):
  • 15 & 16 February - Statehood day
  • 01 - 02 May - Labor day
If one of the non-religious holidays falls on a Sunday, then the next working day is a non-working day