Public holidays: Christmas holidays(normally 22 December 2017 – 2 January 2018), Easter holidays (normally 26 March – 2 April 2018), 1 May 2018 (Labour Day), 10 May 2018 (Ascension Day), 17 May 2018 (National Day), 21 May 2018 (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.