Academic year in Europe

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Iceland 2016/17 - academic year

Country: Iceland
Year: 2016-2017
Public holidays: Holidays which are not included in the Summer (~3 months) / Christmas (~2 weeks) / Easter Holidays (~1 week) are: 1 December 2016, 20 April 2017, 25 May 2017, 5 June 2017

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 2016 – 2-6 January 2017, 10-17 April 2017

Teaching activity: Institutions are autonomous. Teaching activity generally  starts  around  7  January  and  ends between 25 March – 3 April 2017 

Examinations of the academic year

Institutions are autonomous.

Examinations  generally  take  place  between  2 and 20 December.

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. 

last modification: 2017-01-17 10:21:39

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