Utrecht University's academic year is divided into two semesters, each consisting of two periods. Lectures, classes and exams take place in these periods, although some programmes may slightly differ from the dates below. It is best to check your programme's timetable to see the exact dates. The only exception to this is the Christmas break, during which there are no educational activities, tests or resits.
Non-teaching days: Monday 26 December t/m Friday 6 January (week 52 en week 1)*
End of period 4: Friday 30 June (the Friday of week 26)
Non-teaching days: Monday 25 December t/m Friday 5 January (week 52 en week 1)
End period 4: Monday 28 June (week 26)
* Note: For students of the faculty of Humanities the winter break starts on 26 December and ends on 13 January.