Academic Calendar

The University follows the semester/credit system of higher education and the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). The academic year consists of a Fall and a Spring Semester, each 16 weeks long, inclusive of registration, holidays, and final examinations. The Fall Semester begins in the last week of September, and the Spring Semester begins in the first week of February. An eight-week Summer Session is also offered, beginning in June and ending in July.

FALL SEMESTER 2017 (24/09/2018-18/01/2019)

3-21 September, 2018

Registration period for new & existing students for the Fall Semester 2018

24 September, 2018

Opening day of instruction

01 October, 2018 

National Holiday 

05 October, 2018

Last day to make any changes in course(s) registered (ADD/DROP)

30 November, 2018 

Last day to Withdraw & file for a PASS/FAIL Option from course(s) 

21 December, 2018 

Last day of instruction before Christmas Holidays

7-18 January, 2019 

Final Examination period and end of the Fall Semester 2018

SPRING SEMESTER 2018 (4/02/2019-31/05/2019)

7 January- 1 February 2019

Registration Period for the Spring Semester 2019

04 February, 2019 

Opening day of instruction 

15 February, 2019 

Last day to make any changes in course(s) registered (ADD/DROP)

11 March, 2019

Green Monday (Public Holiday)

25 March, 2019 

National Holiday  

01 April, 2019 

National Holiday 

12 April, 2019 

Last day to Withdraw & file for a PASS/FAIL Option from course(s) 

19 April, 2019

Last day of instruction before Easter Holidays

01 May, 2019 

Labour Day (Public Holiday) 

06 May, 2019 

Opening day of instruction after Easter Holidays

17 May, 2019 

Last day of instruction 

20 May -31 May 2019 

Final Examination period and end of the Spring Semester 2019

SUMMER SESSION 2018 (3/06/2019-19/07/2019)

20-25 May 2019 

Registration Period for the Summer Session 2019

03 June, 2019 

Opening day of instruction

07 June, 2019 

Last day to make any changes in course(s) registered (ADD/DROP) 

14 June, 2019

Last day to file for a PASS/FAIL Option 

17 June, 2019 

Holy Spirit day (Public Holiday) 

21 June, 2019 

Last day to Withdraw from course(s)

12 July, 2019

Last day of instruction

15-19 July 2019

Final Examination period and end of the Summer Session 2019