Important practical information for students
In this section you will find information about practical issues concerning your studies, such as the annual registration and registration for courses and registration for exams. You can also look into the rules and regulations concerning degree requirements and your rights and duties as a student.
The First year section contains information for new degree students.
When you are about to start writing your thesis, check the information about the thesis, the maturity test and how to apply for your degree under Completion of studies.
The Academic year
The Academic year begins 1 August and ends 31 July. The terms are divided inte 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.
Academic year 2017-2018
Autumn semester 2017
1.8-31.8.2017 Summer teaching period S1*
28.8–13.10.2017 Teaching period 1
14 & 16–21.10.2017 Exam week for period 1
23.10–8.12.2017 Teaching period 2
9 & 11–16 & 18-19.12.2017 Exam week for period 2
Spring semester 2018
22.1–9.3.2018 Teaching period 3
10 & 12–17.3.2018 Exam week for period 3
19.3–11.5.2018 Teaching period 4
29.3–3.4.2018 Easter vacation
12 & 14-19 & 21-22.5.2018 Exam week for 4
14.5-30.6.2018 Summer teaching period S2*
*During the two summer periods some elective courses and duplicates of mandatory courses are offered.