Academic Calendar

15.02.2017.
Academic Calendar HU

The academic year in Hungary starts in September and is built up of two semesters: autumn and spring semesters. Both semesters start with a registration period which is followed by the study period and an examination period afterwards.

The general structure of the year:

Semester 1 (Autumn)                

  • Registration period: early September

  • Study period: early September – mid-December

  • Examination period: mid-December – end of January/early February

Semester 2 (Spring)                              

  • Registration period: early February

  • Study period: early February – mid-May

  • Examination period: mid-May – early July


In semester 1 (Autumn) usually there is a one-week Autumn break in October or November.
In semester 2 (Spring) usually there is a one-week Spring break around Easter (in March or April).
Summer vacation lasts from the end of semester 2 (Spring) until the beginning of semester 1 (Autumn).

2017/2018

Semester I (Autumn)

   

Autumn registration period

6-8 September 2017 (Wednesday–Friday)

Orientation Days (for international students, in English)

6-8 September 2017 (Wednesday–Friday)

Opening Ceremony (for Hungarian faculty and students, in Hungarian, by invitation only)

8 September 2017 (Friday)

Study period

First day of tuition

11 September 2017 (Monday)

Autumn break

30 October - 3 November 2017 (Monday–Friday)

Last day of tuition

15 December 2017 (Friday)

Examination period

First day

18 December 2017 (Monday)

Last day

2 February 2018 (Friday)

 

Semester II (Spring)

   

Spring registration period

5-9 February 2018 (Monday-Friday)

Orientation Days (for international students, in English)

5-9 February 2018 (Monday-Friday)

Study period

First day of tuition

12 February 2018 (Monday)

Spring break

28 March - 3 April 2018 (Wednesday-Tuesday)

Last day of tuition

18 May 2018 (Friday)

Pázmány Day

11 May 2018 (Friday)

Examination period

First day

21 May 2018 (Monday)

Last day

6 July 2018 (Friday)

2016/2017

Semester I (Autumn)

   

Autumn registration period

7–9 September 2016 (Wednesday–Friday)

Orientation Days (for international students, in English)

7–9 September 2016 (Wednesday–Friday)

Opening Ceremony (for Hungarian faculty and students, in Hungarian, by invitation only)

9 September 2016 (Friday)

UNESCO International Day of University Sport

20 September 2016 (Tuesday)

Study period

First day of tuition

12 September 2016 (Monday)

Autumn break

2–4 November 2016 (Wednesday–Friday)

Last day of tuition

16 December 2016 (Friday)

Examination period

First day

19 December 2016 (Monday)

Last day

3 February 2017 (Friday)

 

Semester II (Spring)

   

Spring registration period

6-10 February 2017 (Monday–Friday)

Orientation Days (for international students, in English)

6-10 February 2017 (Monday–Friday)

Study period

First day of tuition

13 February 2017 (Monday)

Spring break

12–18 April 2017 (Wednesday–Tuesday)

Last day of tuition

19 May 2017 (Friday)

Pázmány Day

12 May 2017 (Friday)

Examination period

First day

22 May 2017 (Monday)

Last day

7 July 2017 (Friday)

 

2018/2019 (preliminary)

Semester I (Autumn)

   

Autumn registration period

5–7 September 2018 (Wednesday–Friday)

Orientation Days (for international students, in English)

5–7 September 2018 (Wednesday–Friday)

Opening Ceremony (for Hungarian faculty and students, in Hungarian, by invitation only)

7 September 2018 (Friday)

Study period

First day of tuition

10 September 2018 (Monday)

Autumn break

29 October – 2 November 2018 (Monday–Friday)

Last day of tuition

14 December 2018 (Friday)

Examination period

First day

17 December 2018 (Monday)

Last day

1 February 2019 (Friday)

 

Semester II (Spring)

   

Spring registration period

4-8 February 2019 (Monday–Friday)

Orientation Days (for international students, in English)

4-8 February 2019 (Monday–Friday)

Study period

First day of tuition

11 February 2019 (Monday)

Spring break

17 – 23 April 2019 (Wednesday–Tuesday)

Last day of tuition

17 May 2019 (Friday)

Pázmány Day

10 May 2019 (Friday)

Examination period

First day

20 May 2019 (Tuesday)

Last day

5 July 2019 (Friday)