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.