Public holidays: Christmas holidays (normally 19 December 2016 – 3 January 2017), Easter holidays (normally 10-17 April 2017), 1 May 2017 (Labour Day), 17 May 2017 (National Day), 25 May 2017 (Ascension Day), 5 June 2017 (Whit Monday)
Beginning of the academic yearHigher 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 yearHEIs are autonomous. The academic year
generally ends at the end of June.