Academic Calendar

At the UvA, the academic year is split into two semesters of three periods each. Periods a and b of each semester are "lecture periods", period c is a "project period". Lecture periods consist of seven weeks of classes followed by an exam week; project periods are four weeks long.


First semester a Lecture Period September 5 - October 228
b Lecture Period October 31 - December 23
c Project Period January 9 - February 3
Second semester a Lecture Period February 6 - March 31
b Lecture Period April 3 - June 2
c Project Period June 5 - June 30


Further details are available on this UvA academic calendar page.