Zoek in de site...

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar (including holidays) for 2019-2020

In Nijmegen, the academic year consists of two semesters. The first semester runs from the first Monday of September until the last Friday of January; the second semester starts the following Monday and ends on the second Friday of July.

Lectures and classes are taught during these periods, although the dates given below may differ slightly for some faculties. Students should confirm the dates with their programmes.

Introduction activities Bachelor

Sunday, August 18 - Sunday, August 25, 2019

Start of the Academic Year

Monday, September 2nd, 2019
Autumn break The RU has not scheduled an autumn break
Winter break Monday, December 23, 2019 - Friday, January 3, 2020
Introduction activities End of January 2020, exact date as yet unknown
Spring break, including Carnival Monday, February 24 and Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Easter break Friday, April 10 - Monday, April 13, 2020
May break Monday, April 27 - Friday, May 1, 2020
Ascension Thursday, May 21- Friday, May 22, 2020
Whit Monday Monday, June 1, 2020

Radboud University Sport's Day

Friday, June 26, 2020
Summer Holidays Monday, July 13 - Friday, August 28, 2020

The Academic year is divided into two semesters:

1st semester: Monday, September 2, 2019 - Friday, January 31, 2020

2nd semester: Monday, February 3, 2020 - Friday, July 10, 2020

Students need to bear in mind that the examination periods can differ from one faculty to another. The exams of the 1st semester are often given just before and immediately after the winter break. Some faculties do not organise exams for the 2nd semester until mid July. Again, students should check with the faculty or departmental coordinator to confirm the relevant dates.

Teaching Time Table
The entire university uses the same teaching timetable. The actual teaching times are:

8.30 am - 10.15 am 1st period
10.30 am - 12.15 pm 2nd period
12.15 pm - 1.30 pm lunch break
1.30 pm - 3.15 pm 5th period
3.30 pm - 5.15 pm 6th period
5.30 pm - 7.15 pm 7th period