Academic calendar

The University runs a two-semester system.
The 1st semester starts at the beginning of October and finishes by the end of January. There is a Christmas break in December. The examination session takes place at the end of January and lasts two weeks.
The 2nd semester starts in the middle of February and finishes in June with a break for Easter. The examination session starts in June and lasts about three weeks.

There are also resit examination periods (in Polish: sesje poprawkowe) for those who did not pass their exams. A student who fails an exam during the first examination period after the winter semester has an opportunity to resit it in March (at the beginning of the second semester), but a student who did not pass an exam after the second semester may not retake it until September. Your teachers will inform you about the form of examinations at the beginning of the courses. Be prepared to pass oral or written examinations. You should know that sometimes some teachers enable volunteer students to take an exam earlier than it is planned within an examination period. In Polish, it is called zerówka and is held before the official examination period begins.



Academic year 2021/2022

Winter semester:

From 1st October 2021 to 19th February 2022:

            1) Classes: 1st October – 22nd December 2021

            2) Winter break: 23rd December 2021 – 7th January 2022

            3) Classes: 8th January – 5th February 2022

            4) Exam session: 6th – 19th February 2022


Winter holidays: 20th – 27th February 2022


Summer semester:

From 28th February to 17th July 2022:

            1) Classes: 28th February – 13th April 2022

            2) Spring break: 14th –20th April 2022

            3) Classes: 21st April – 26th June 2022

            4) Exam session: 27th June – 17th July 2022


Summer holidays: 18th July – 30th September 2022*


* Students start their summer holiday break after completing their last exams.


Exam resits:

by 28th February 2022 – winter session

by 25th September 2022 – summer session


Additional free days (national holidays):

1st October 2021 – Matriculation ceremony for students enrolled in degree programmes

23rd October 2021 (Saturday) – Academic year inauguration

1st November 2021 – All Saints’ Day

2nd November 2021 – All Souls' Day

11th November 2021 – Independence Day

23rd December 2021 - free day (no classes held)

24th December 2021 – Christmas Eve

25th December 2021 – Christmas Day

26th December 2021 – Boxing Day

27th – 31st December 2021 –  free days (no classes held)

1st January 2022 – New Year

2nd - 5th January 2022 –  free days (no classes held)

6th January 2022 – Epiphany

7th January 2022 - free day (no classes held)

14th April 2022 – Holy Thursday

15th April 2022 – Holy Friday

16th April 2022 – Holy Saturday

17th April 2022 – Easter Day

18th April 2022 – Holy Monday

19th - 20th April 2022 – free days (no classes held)

1st May 2022 – Labour Day

2nd May 2022 – National Flag Day

3rd May 2022 – Constitution Day

4th May 2022 - free day (no classes held)

16th June 2022 – Corpus Christi

17th June 2022 – free day (no classes held)

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