The Academic year - calendar

Important dates during the academic year, exam dates and dividing the academic year into four periods at Hanken.

The Academic year begins 1 August and ends 31 July. The terms are divided into two teaching periods each, periods 1 and 2 during the Autumn term and periods 3 and 4 during the Spring term. Each teaching period consists of seven weeks of teaching followed by one week for exams. Period 4 is one week longer than the other periods due to the Easter vacation.

Autumn semester 2019

1-30.8.2019 Summer teaching period 1
v. 35 (26-30.8.2019) Introduction for new students
2.9–18.10.2019 Teaching period 1
2.9.2019 at 13.00 Opening of the Academic year, Vaasa
3.9.2019 at 13.00 Opening of the Academic year, Helsinki
19 & 21–26.10.2019 Exam week for period 1
28.10–13.12.2019 Teaching period 2
6.12.2019 Independence day, no teaching
14 & 16–21.12.2019 Exam week for period 2

Spring semester 2020

20.1–6.3.2020 Teaching period 3
7 & 9–14.3.2020 Exam week for period 3
16.3–8.5.2020 Teaching period 4
9–15.4.2020 Easter vacation, no teaching
9 & 11-16 & 18-19.5.2020 Exam week for period 4
20.5-31.7.2020 Summer teaching period 2