Academic calendar

Academic Year 2019/2020

  • Autumn semester 2019: An Orientation Day is held on Thursday August 29th. The autumn semester runs from September 2nd 2019 to January 24th 2020 (including exams). Generally, exams for courses taught in English are completed just before Christmas, i.e. exchange students are able to go home just before Christmas. 

  • Spring semester 2020: An Orientation Day is held on Thursday January 30th. The spring semester runs from February 3rd 2020 to June 19th 2020 (including exams). Generally, exams are scheduled from mid-May until and including June 19th 2020.

Public holidays in study year 2019/2020

• Autumn holiday: Monday October 14th to Friday October 18th 2019 (week 42)
  [Be aware that exams are held in week 43 for 7.5 law courses in block 1]
• Christmas break: December20th 2019 to February 3rd 2020 (intro on Jan 30th)
• Easter Break: April 6th to April 13th 2020 (both days included)
• General Prayer Day: May 8th 2020
• Ascension Day: May, 21st 2020
• Whit Monday: June 1st 2020
• Constitution Day: June 5th 2020

Academic Year 2020/2021

  • Autumn semester 2020: The autumn semester runs from August 31st 2020 to January 29th 2021 (including exams). Generally, exams for courses taught in English are completed just before Christmas, i.e. exchange students are able to go home just before Christmas.

  • Spring semester 2021: The spring semester runs from February 8th 2021 to June 25th 2021 (including exams). Generally, exams are scheduled from mid-May until and including June 25th 2021.

An orientation Day will be held in the week prior to the start of both semesters.

Public holidays in the study year 2020/2021

  • Autumn holiday: Monday October 12th to Friday October 16th 2020 (week 42).
    [Be aware that exams are held in week 43 for 7.5 law courses in block 1]
  • Christmas break: December 24th 2020 to February 8th 2021
  • Easter Break: March 29th to April 5th 2021 (both days included).
  • General Prayer Day: April 30th 2021 
  • Ascension Day: May 13th 2021
  • Whit Monday: May 24th 2021
  • Constitution Day: June 5th 2021

Are you already a student at the Faculty of Law, please refer to the academic calender at KUnet.