Public holidays: Approximately 3 weeks around Christmas, Several days around Easter including Good Friday (25 March 2016) and Easter Monday (28 March 2016), and around Ascension Day (6 May 2016), National Day (6 June 2016)
Beginning of the academic yearHigher Education Institutions (HEIs) are autonomous. Generally between end of August – beginning of September
Teaching activity and holidays of the academic yearFixed by each faculty.
Examinations of the academic yearFixed by the teachers.
End of the academic yearGenerally ends at the end of May or beginning of June. During June-September, most HEIs offer single subject courses of 7.5-10 ECTS credits.