Important dates for exchange/short-term study abroad students

Please note: This webpage reflects our standard academic calendar. We endeavour to offer an exchange programme as normally as possible this year, however in light of the COVID-19 situation, there may be changes and a hybrid approach may be necessary (combination of in-person and online). We will keep you updated via email regarding exchange-specific changes, and please refer to the university coronavirus webpage for general updates. 

Academic year 2021/22

2021/22: Autumn / Semester 1*

  • Arrive: Wednesday 15 September 2021
  • Exchange Orientation (obligatory): 16 - 17 September
  • Welcome Week: 20-24 September
  • Teaching: 27 September - 10 December
  • Winter vacation: 11 December 2021 – 2 January 2022
  • Revision Week: 3-7 January (some classes)
  • Exams: 10-28 January, including Saturdays
  • Depart: 29/30 January
  • Vacation Week for full-year students: 31 January - 4 February
  • Results Release Date: Around 8 March

*Please note, the nursing programme has different semester dates.

2021/22: Spring / Semester 2*

  • Arrive: Wednesday 2 February 2022
  • Exchange Orientation (obligatory): 3-4 February
  • Teaching: 7 February - 13 May
  • Spring vacation: 9 April - 1 May
  • Revision Week: 16-20 May
  • Exams: 23 May - 10 June
  • Depart: 11/12 June

*Please note, the nursing programme has different semester dates.

Academic year 2022/23

2022/23: Autumn / Semester 1*

  • Arrive: Wednesday 14 September 2022
  • Exchange Orientation (Obligatory): 15-16 September
  • Welcome Week: 19-23 September
  • Teaching: 26 September – 9 December
  • Winter vacation: 10 December – 2 January 2023 (no mandatory classes)
  • Revision Week: 3-6 January (classes for some)
  • Exams: 9-27 January, including Saturdays
  • Depart: 28/29 January
  • Vacation Week for full-year students: 28 January - 5 February 2023

*Please note, the nursing, midwifery and paramedic science programmes have different semester dates.

2022/23: Spring / Semester 2*

  • Arrive: Wednesday 1 February 2023
  • Exchange Orientation (Obligatory): 2-3 February
  • Teaching: 6 February – 12 May
  • Spring vacation: 1-23 April (no mandatory classes)
  • Revision Week: 15-19 May
  • Exams: 22 May - 9 June, including Saturdays
  • Depart: 10/11 June
  • Exam Results: 5 July for 3rd year undergraduate; 13 July for all others; November - postgraduate final results
  • Reassessment Results: mid-September

*Please note, the nursing, midwifery and paramedic science programmes have different semester dates.

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