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 2 - October 25
b Lecture Period October 28 - December 20
c Project Period January 6 - January 31
Second semester a Lecture Period February 3 - March 27
b Lecture Period March 30 - May 29
c Project Period June 1 - June 26


Further details are available on this UvA academic calendar page.