Academic Calendar

The 1st semester generally runs from the 1st of September till the 31st of January.
The 2nd semester from the 1st of February till the 15th of July.

Each semester consists of 2 periods: a block of 7 weeks of instruction and 2 weeks of exams. The exams of period 2 of the 1st semester take place in the last 2 weeks of January.

Schematic overview of the academic year of Radboud University Social Sciences (pdf, 155 kB)

The Orientation Week (introduction to Nijmegen & Radboud University) is generally in the 3rd week of August for semester one and in the last week of January for semester two.