Public holidays: Approximately 3 weeks around Christmas, Several days around Easter including Good Friday (14 April 2017) and Easter Monday (17 April 2017), and around Ascension Day (25 May 2017), National Day (6 June 2017)
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