Beginning of the academic yearInstitutions are autonomous. Occurs
generally between the last week in August
and the first week in September
Teaching activity and holidays of the academic yearAll periods of teaching activity and holidays
are fixed by institutions. The autumn
semester lasts generally until 20 December.
Occurs generally between 20 December and
Examinations of the academic yearOccur generally between 2 January and
End of the academic yearBetween the last week in June and the first
week in July.