Organisation of the academic year

CalendarThe academic year in Poland is divided into two semesters – winter and summer semester.

Winter semester starts in October and ends in mid-February. There is a break for Christmas holidays which lasts about ten days. Winter examination session usually takes two or three weeks and starts between January and February. Winter retake examination session takes place in the summer semester. It starts in February/March when regular classes are already held.

Summer semester starts in mid-February and ends in June. There is a one-week break for Easter. Summer examination session starts in June   and lasts for two or three weeks. Summer retake examination session starts before the beginning of the new academic year, at the beginning of September.

Summer holidays last three months - from the beginning of July until the end of September. Every student is obliged to complete a 4-week holiday work placement during that period.

Academic year 2020/2021

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Academic year 2019/2020

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Academic year 2018/2019

pdfOrganisation of the academic year 2018/2019206.16 KB

Academic year 2017/2018

pdfOrganisation of the academic year 2017/2018202.30 KB

Academic year 2016/2017

pdfOrganisation of the academic year 2016/2017207.4 KB

Academic year 2015/2016

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