Academic year

The academic year in Hungary starts in September and is built up of two semesters: fall and spring semesters. Both semesters start with a registration period which is followed by the study period and an examination period afterwards.

General structure of the year:

  • 1st Semester (Fall)
    • Registration period: early September
    • Study period: early September – mid-December
    • Examination period: mid-December – end of January
  • 2nd Semester (Spring)
    • Registration period: early February
    • Study period: early February – mid-May
    • Examination period: mid-May – end of June
  • In the 1st semester (Fall) usually there is a one-week fall break in October/ November.
  • In the 2nd semester (Spring) usually there is a one-week spring break around Easter (in March or April).
  • The summer vacation lasts from the end of the 2nd semester (Spring) until the beginning of the 1st semester (Fall).

 

2021/2022 Fall semester

  • Welcome Week: 30 August - 3 September
  • Course registration period: 2 September - 17 September
  • Study period: 13 September - 17 December
  • Exam period: 20 December 2021 – 5 February 2022
  • Holidays:
    • International Eucharistic Congress: 5 -12 September
    • Pázmány Memorial Day: 14 October
    • Fall break: 25 October – 29 October
    • National holiday: 23 October (Saturday)
    • All Saints' Day: 1 November
    • All Souls' Day: 2 November
    • Immaculate Conception: 8 December
 

Updated: 16-08-2021

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