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Academic calendar

The academic year at Polish universities consists of 2 semesters of 15 weeks’ duration.


Winter semester, 1.10.2019-23.02.2020

Starts on 1 October (classes start on that day) and lasts till 23 February, with a two-week break for Christmas holidays (23 December – 6 January) and with one-week vacation period in February (10-16 February). Winter semester examination session takes place between 27 January and 9 February. Make-up exams take place between 17 and 23 February.

Summer semester, 24.02-30.06.2020

Starts on 24 February and lasts till the end of June, with a one-week break for Easter vacations (10-14.04). Due to COVID-19 situation, summer semester examination session in 2019/2020 takes place between 24 August and 24 September.*

*If you are a UL student currently staying abroad in your home country and you cannot come to Poland for the exam session in August and September, please contact your teachers immediately in order to discuss possible options of online examinations and assignments.

Days off:

October 31st – Day off

November 1st – All Saints’ Day

December 23rd – January 6th – Christmas Break

April 10th-14th – Easter Break

May 1st – Labour Day

May 3rd – Constitution Day

May 24th – the UL Celebration Day (75th birthday!)

June 11th – Corpus Christi

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