Important dates for exchange/short-term study abroad students

Note: Dates for full degree students can be found on our key dates page. 

2019/20: Autumn / Semester 1*

  • Arrive: Wednesday 25 September 2019
  • Exchange Orientation (Obligatory): 26 - 27 September
  • Welcome Week: 30 September - 4 October
  • Teaching: 7 October - 20 December
  • Winter vacation: 21 December – 12 January (no mandatory classes)
  • Revision Week: 13 - 15 January 2020
  • Exams: 16 - 31 January
  • Depart: 1/2 February
  • Reading week for full-year students: 3-7 February

2019/20: Spring / Semester 2*

  • Arrive: Wednesday 5 February 2020
  • Exchange Orientation (Obligatory): 6-7 February
  • Teaching: 10 February - 22 May
  • Spring vacation: 30 March - 24 April (no mandatory classes)
  • Revision Week: 25 - 29 May
  • Exams: 1 - 19 June
  • Depart: 20/21  June

2020/21: Autumn / Semester 1*

  • Arrive: Wednesday 16 September 2020
  • Exchange Orientation (Obligatory): 17-18 September
  • Welcome Week: 21-25 September
  • Teaching: 28 September – 18 December
  • Winter vacation: 19 December – 3 January (no mandatory classes)
  • Revision Week: 4-8 January 2021 (some classes)
  • Exams: 11-29 January, including Saturdays*
  • Depart: 30/31 January

2020/21: Spring / Semester 2*

  • Arrive: Wednesday 3 February 2021
  • Exchange Orientation (Obligatory): 4-5 February
  • Teaching: 8 February – 14 May
  • Spring vacation: 30 March – 24 April (no mandatory classes)
  • Revision Week: 17-21 May
  • Exams: 24 May - 11 June*
  • Depart: 12/13 June 2021

See the UK public holidays and University closure dates on our key dates page.

*Please note the nursing programme has different semester dates.

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