Examinations of the academic year

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CountryExaminations of the academic year
Austria 2014/15 - examinations
Type of programme: Universities

No centrally set dates but most of examinations are carried out in January, March, June and October.

Type of programme:
Fachhochschulen

Institutions are free to fix examination dates.

Belgium 2014/15 - examinations
Belgium - Flemish Community

(1stsemester)

3-4 weeks in January

(2ndsemester)

Last week of May until the end of the last week of June or the 1st week of July

From about 17 August until the end of the third week of September.

Belgium - French Community

Curricular activities leading to an academic qualification in the first or second cycle are spread over the first two four-month terms in the academic year (with the exception of certain forms of assessment or professional integration activity). Each of these first two terms involves at least 12 weeks of activity and may not exceed four months. A period of assessment occurs at the end of each term.

The third term includes assessment periods (as well as professional integration or personal project activity).

Institutional autonomy.

Belgium - German-speaking Community

5-9 January 2015
8-26 June 2015
Croatia 2014/15 - examinations
26 January – 20 February 2015
Examinations resits: 24 August – 30 September 2015
Czech Republic 2014/15 - examinations
Type of programme: ISCED 5A:
Examination periods are fixed by institutions in internal regulations.

Type of programme: ISCED 5B:
The exact days are set by the school head in accordance with the accredited educational programme.
Denmark 2014/15 - examinations

The universities fix the dates of examinations autonomously, but generally the period of examinations are:

Fall Semester: typically December and two-three weeks in January

Spring Semester: Mid and end of May and two-three weeks in June

Re-examinations are mainly placed in August before the start of a new academic year.

Estonia 2014/15 - examinations

Occur generally between 2 January and 20 January.

Finland 2014/15 - examinations
Fixed by the teachers.
France 2014/15 - examinations
Type of programme: University studies:

Examination periods are entirely at the discretion of the university managing bodies.

Type of programme: non-university studies:

Examination periods are entirely at the discretion of the managing bodies of institutions.
Germany 2014/15 - examinations
no data
Greece 2014/15 - examinations
Winter semester exams begin approximately in mid-January 2015 and last for three weeks until the beginning of February 2015.

Spring semester exams take place in June 2015 and last for three weeks.

Hungary 2014/15 - examinations
no data
Iceland 2014/15 - examinations
Institutions are autonomous. Examinations generally take place between 2 and 20 December.

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

Ireland 2014/15 - examinations
Two weeks in February.

For Institutes of Technology, it’s usually two weeks during May. For Universities, it’s usually two weeks during June. Teachers and students are entirely free to fix examination dates jointly. Each University or Institute manages this separately.
Italy 2014/15 - examinations
Examinations (second session): 1-15 July 2015
Examinations (third sessions): 1-15 September 2015
Admission tests and entrance examinations:April and September 2014
Latvia 2014/15 - examinations
Institutions fix periods of examinations. Usually examinations proceed after the teaching activity period and take place in January/February and June/July.
Liechtenstein 2014/15 - examinations
Examination weeks: 7-27 January 2015
Examination weeks: 15 June - 3 July 2015
Lithuania 2014/15 - examinations
The last four weeks of each semester are allocated to examination sessions.
Luxembourg 2014/15 - examinations

12 January - 8 February 2015, 8 June - 5 July 2015

Macedonia 2014/15 - examinations
8 January 2015 - 2 February 2015, 15 May 2015 - 15 June 2015 15, August 2015 - 15 September 2015
Malta 2014/15 - examinations
Type of programme: Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology:

Semester I

2-6 February 2015

Semester II

15-26 June 2015

Type of programme: University of Malta:

Semester I

2 February - 27 March 2015

Semester II

30 May - 30 June 2015

Montenegro 2014/15 - examinations
.The last two weeks of December and 9-26 January 2015.
Netherlands 2014/15 - examinations
Institutions are entirely free to fix examination dates.
Norway 2014/15 - examinations
HEIs are autonomous.
Poland 2014/15 - examinations
Institutions are autonomous.
Portugal 2014/15 - examinations

The teaching department, teachers and students are entirely free to fix examination dates jointly. Normally there are two examinations periods:

1st: between the end of December and the end of February;

2nd: between the beginning of June and the end of July.

Romania 2014/15 - examinations

The examination dates are determined at institutional level. Teachers and students are free to fix the dates for examinations within the examination sessions established by institutions. Examination sessions are generally organised as follows:

mid-January - mid-February beginning of June - end of June beginning of September - mid-September (for those students who failed in previous sessions)

Slovakia 2014/15 - examinations
no data
Slovenia 2014/15 - examinations
no data
Spain 2014/15 - examinations
Type of programme: University tertiary education

Examinations:
2 or 3 weeks between beginning of January and mid-February (no teaching activity)
About 1 month between May and mid-July depending on whether the university has its extraordinary examinations in July or in September (no teaching activity)

Extraordinary examinations:
3 weeks between the second week of June and the second week of July (in some universities the first two weeks of September 2015)

Type of programme: non-university tertiary education:

There are generally three periods of examinations: before Christmas holidays, before Easter holidays and before summer holidays. Schools are free to fix examination dates within those periods.

Sweden 2014/15 - examinations
Fixed by the teachers.
Turkey 2014/15 - examinations
Each university fixes its own examination dates. The number of mid-term exams is decided either by the university senate, or by the board of each faculty. In addition to the mid-term exams, there is a final exam for each particular course at the end of each semester. The final exams generally start either right after or one week after the end of the semester. It takes 2-3 on average. Those who take classes annually take one or two midterms and a final exam a year.
United Kingdom (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) 2014/15 - examinations
no data
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