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Academic calendar

Academic calendar in general

Spring Semester

Classes:

February 1st - End of May

Exams*:

SAS and the Faculty of Humanities - May and June
The Faculty of Business and Social Sciences - May and June 

Exams take place in May and June. Exams can be scheduled as late as June 30th.

Introduction day(s)/orientation day: at the end of January - few days before the semester starts.

At the Faculty of Science classes start week 5 - some days before February 1st.

Autumn Semester

Classes:

September 1st - beginning of December

Exams*:

SAS -November and December
Faculty of Humanities - December January
Faculty of Business and Social Sciences - December and January

Introduction day(s)/orientation day: at the end of August - few days before the semester starts.

At the Faculty of Science classes start week 35 - some days before September 1st.

Exams: Courses that run on a semester schedule take have exams in December and/or January. Exams can be scheduled as late as January 31st.

Quarter System

Quarter system

Unless other is stated here, our faculties work with a semester system.

Note that part of the Faculty of Health Sciences work on a quarter system.

The Faculty of Business and Social Sciences at our campus in Esbjerg have a quarter structure which means 6 weeks of teaching and 1 week for examination, followed by 6 weeks of teaching and 1 week for examination.

Vacation

Vacation
Autumn vacation (
Week 42)

Click on holiday for dates

Holiday Comments
New Years Day
Maundy Thursday The Thursday before Easter Sunday
Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
General Prayer Day The 4th Friday after Easter
Ascension Day 39 days after Easter Sunday
Whitmonday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Constitution Day Denmark's National Day
Christmas Eve Day
Christmas Day
Second Day of Christmas Celebrated on 26th December

 

*Re-examinations may be held as late as August for the spring semester, and February for the autumn semester. Please check with the student secretariat of your program about these dates.

SAS: Scandinavian Area Studies

 

Faculty of Engineering

Faculty of Business and Social Sciences

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