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 6 - October 29
b Lecture Period November 1 - December 24
c Project Period January 10 - February 4
Second semester a Lecture Period February 7 - April 1
b Lecture Period April 4 - June 3
c Project Period June 6 - July 1


Further details are available on this UvA academic calendar page.