Academic year in Europe

Country
Year

Iceland 2015/16 - academic year

Country: Iceland
Year: 2015-2016
Public holidays: Holidays which are not included in the Summer (~3 months)/Christmas (~2 weeks) / Easter Holidays (~1 week) are: 1 December 2015, 21 April 2016, 5 May 2016, 16 May 2016

Beginning of the academic year

Institutions are autonomous. The beginning of the academic year is generally round mid-August.

Teaching activity and holidays of the academic year

Teaching activity: Institutions are autonomous. Teaching activity generally starts between 15 August and 5 September and ends on 30 November. Some institutions have summer sessions that last from May to August.

Holidays: 21 December 2015 – 4 January 2016, 21-28 March 2016

Teaching activity: Institutions are autonomous. Teaching activity generally starts around 7 January and ends between 25 March – 3 April 2015

Examinations of the academic year

Institutions are autonomous. Examinations generally take place between 30 April and 31 May.

End of the academic year

No precise date. The academic year ends de facto after the last examination.

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