Academic calendar

Semesters and collective days off


The UvA academic year is divided into two semesters. The 2015-2016 academic year is scheduled as follows:

  • First semester: Monday, 5 September 2016  - Friday, 3 February 2017
  • Second semester: Monday, 6 February 2017- Friday, 30 June 2017

Collective days off

In 2016, the day after Liberation Day and Ascension Day (Friday, 6 May) is a collective day off and the University will be closed.

Academic calendars for upcoming years

Published by  University of Amsterdam

Academic Affairs

2 June 2016