International Relations Office

Academic calendar

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



The winter semester, 1.10.2018-17.02.2019

Starts on 1 October (classes start on 2 October) and lasts till 17 February, with a two-week break for Christmas holidays (24 December – 2 January) and with one-week vacation period in February (4-10 February). Winter semester examination session takes place between 21 January and 3 February. Make-up exams take place between 11 and 17 February.

The summer semester, 18.02-30.06.2019

Starts on 18 February and lasts till the end of June, with a one-week break for Easter vacations (19-23.04) and summer holidays from the beginning of July to 30 September. Summer semester examination session takes place between 9 and 30 June. September is reserved for make-up exams.

Days off:

October 1st – Matriculation Day

November 1st – All Saints’ Day

November 2nd – Day off

December 24th – January 2nd – Christmas Break

April 19th-23rd – Easter Break

May 1st – Labour Day

May 2nd – Day off

May 3rd – Constitution Day

May 24th – The UL Celebration Day

June 20th – Corpus Christi

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