Teaching activities: From the beginning of the academic year until 20 December
Holidays: Two weeks around Christmas and New Year
(2ndsemester)Teaching activities: Start first week of February until the end of the 3rd or 4th week of May. There is an Easter holiday break of two weeks.
Holidays: From the beginning (1st or 2nd week) of July until next academic yearBelgium - French Community
The first term starts on 15 September 2014; the second on 1 February 2015; the third on 1 July 2015. The two first terms include at least 12 weeks of teaching activity.
Teaching activity starts on the first Monday of the term.
For purposes of curricular organisation, each of the three four-month terms includes assessment and holiday periods.
Teaching activity: 2 September - 24 October 2014
Autumn holiday: 27-31 October 2014
Teaching activity: 3 November - 19 December 2014
Christmas holiday: 22 December 2013 - 2 January 2015(2ndsemester)
Teaching activity: 12 January - 13 February 2015
Carnival holiday: 16-20 February 2015
Teaching activity: 23 February - 3 April 2015
Easter holiday: 6-17 April 2015
Teaching activity: 20 April - 29 May 2015
3-4 weeks in January(2ndsemester)
Last week of May until the end of the last week of June or the 1st week of July
From about 17 August until the end of the third week of September.Belgium - French Community
Curricular activities leading to an academic qualification in the first or second cycle are spread over the first two four-month terms in the academic year (with the exception of certain forms of assessment or professional integration activity). Each of these first two terms involves at least 12 weeks of activity and may not exceed four months. A period of assessment occurs at the end of each term.
The third term includes assessment periods (as well as professional integration or personal project activity).
Institutional autonomy.Belgium - German-speaking Community
The day before the start of the new academic year. For most students the academic year ends de facto after the last examination.Belgium - French Community
Le 13 septembre de l'annee suivanteBelgium - German-speaking Community
The relevant legislation states that the government fixes the end of the academic year on the first Friday in July at the latest.