International Relations Office

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, 24.02-28.06.2020

Starts on 24 February and lasts till the end of June, with a one-week break for Easter vacations (10-14.04) and summer holidays from the beginning of July to 30 September. Summer semester examination session takes place between 15 and 28 June. September is reserved for make-up exams.

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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