Portugal 2015/16 - academic year

Country: Portugal
Year: 2015-2016
Public holidays: 8 December 2015, 1 May 2016, 10 June 2016 (plus holidays at municipal level)

Beginning of the academic year

Higher education institutions of (universities and polytechnic institutes) are autonomous. Generally the year begins between 15 September and 15 October.

Teaching activity and holidays of the academic year

Institutions are autonomous and fix all periods of teaching activity and holidays.

Examinations of the academic year

The teaching department, teachers and students are entirely free to fix examination dates jointly. Normally there are two examinations periods:

1st: between the end of December and the end of February;

2nd: between the beginning of June and the end of July.

End of the academic year

Institutions are autonomous. The academic year generally ends on 31 July.

last modification: 2016-06-01 14:46:13

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