There is a week’s break in teaching after each period to allow students to study and take examinations.
There is a break of approximately four weeks in teaching at the turn of the year, between the second and third teaching periods. However, orientation studies or separate special or intensive courses may be organised during these breaks.
There is a break in teaching for Easter (three days before and three days after Easter Sunday). In the spring term 2019 the break in teaching for Easter is from the 18th to the 24th of April.
The summer term begins after the fourth examination and study week, and continues until the beginning of the August intensive period. Summer examinations, placement tests, thesis and study supervision, special and intensive courses, summer schools and Open University studies may be organised during the summer term.
The opening of the academic year and the opening carnival are held in the afternoon on the first day of the first teaching period (of the term), and no teaching will be arranged during this time