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Iceland 2017/18 - academic year

Country: Iceland
Year: 2017-2018
Public holidays: Holidays which are not included in the Summer (~3 months) / Christmas (~2 weeks) / Easter Holidays (~1 week) are: 1 December 2017, 19 April 2018, 1 May 2018, 10 May 2018, 21 May 2018

Beginning of the academic year

Institutions are autonomous. The beginning of the academic year is generally round mid-August.

Teaching activity and holidays of the academic year

Teaching activity: Institutions are autonomous. Teaching activity generally starts between 15 August and 5 September and ends on 30 November. Some institutions have summer sessions that last from May to August.

Holidays: 19 December 2017 – 2-6 January 2018 28 March – 3 April 2018

Teaching activity: Institutions  are  autonomous.  Teaching  activity
generally  starts  around  7 January  and  ends between 25 March – 3 April 2018 

Examinations of the academic year

Institutions are autonomous.
Examinations generally take place between 30 April and 31 May.

End of the academic year

No precise date. The academic year ends de facto after the last examination.

last modification: 2017-09-26 09:40:49

Source: Eurydice 

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