Public holidays: Christmas holiday (normally 22 December 2014 - 5 January 2015), Easter holiday (normally 1-7 April 2015) 1 May 2015 (Labour Day), 14 May 2015 (Ascension Day), 17 May 2015 (National Day), 25 May 2015 (Whit Monday)
Beginning of the academic year
Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) are autonomous. Generally mid-August
Teaching activity and holidays of the academic yearHEIs are autonomous, with the exception of public holidays, see below.
Examinations of the academic yearHEIs are autonomous.
End of the academic year
HEIs are autonomous. The academic year generally ends at the end of June.