Holidays & Plan of Quarters

Public Holidays:

January 1st
Thursday before Easter Sunday
Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday after Easter Sunday
Fourth Friday after Easter
Ascension Day
Monday after Whitsun
June 5th - Constitution day
December 25th and 26th

Holidays in relation to your study:  

Easter - From Tuesday before Easter to Easter-Monday (both days included)
Whitsun - includes only the ordinary holidays
Autumn holidays - week 42

Autumn semester:
1st quarter: September 1st - October 30th (week 36-44 Autumn break week 42). Exams week 45.
2nd quarter: November 9th - January 17th (week 46- week 2, Christmas holiday week 52-53). Exams week 3 and 4.

Spring semester:
3rd quarter: February 1st - April 1st (week 5-13). Exams week 14 and 15.
4th quarter: April 18th - June 10th (week 16-23). Exams week 24 and 25.

Dates may vary depending on the calendar year.

Please note that orientation for International students usually takes place at the end of August and the end of January. In the autumn semester, Campus Odense hosts SDU’s annual event, Årsfest. On this day, there will be no lectures unless otherwise indicated.


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