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 4 - October 27
b Lecture Period October 30 - December 22
c Project Period January 8 - February 2
Second semester a Lecture Period February 5 - March 28
b Lecture Period April 2 - May 31
c Project Period June 3 - June 28


Further details are available on this UvA academic calendar page.