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 yearInstitutions 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.
19 December 2017 – 2-6 January 2018
28 March – 3 April 2018Teaching activity: Institutions are autonomous. Teaching activity
generally starts around 7 January and ends between 25 March – 3 April 2018
Examinations of the academic yearInstitutions are autonomous.
generally take place between 30 April and
End of the academic yearNo precise date. The academic year ends de
facto after the last examination.