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Academic Calendar 2017-2018

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Week Activities Holidays
18/09-31/01 International Autumn Semesters in Bruges & Kortrijk  
18/09 Start academic year 2017-18  
18/09-23/09 Start 1st semester - Orientation Week
19/09 Opening academic year
19/09-22/09 Introduction + welcome activities
Set-up of Individual courses
 
25/09-30/09 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
02/10-07/10 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
09/10-14/10 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
16/10-21/10 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
23/10-28/10 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
30/10-04/11 AUTUMN HOLIDAYS / Traineeship
  • Tue 01/11 All Saints
06/11-11/11 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation
  • Sat 11/11 Armistice
13/11-18/11 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
20/11-25/11 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
27/11-02/12 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation
Exam schedule available EP1
 
04/12-09/12 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
11/12-16/12 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
18/12-23/12 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
25/12-30/12 WINTER HOLIDAYS/ Traineeship  
01/01-06/01 WINTER HOLIDAYS/ Traineeship  
08/01-13/01 Tutorial Services/1st Exam Period
Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
 
15/01-20/01 1st exam period / Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation            
22/01-27/01 1st exam period / Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation            
29/01-03/02 1st Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
29/01-30/01 Deferred Exams
30/01-02/02 Deliberation, Proclamation, School Reports and Feedback

The Howest second chance exams take place in the 3rd exam period (Aug/Sept).  As an exceptional service for exchange students AND only after explicit approval by the head of the study department, a second chance exam can be taken by the end of the 1st exam period, at a date to be determined by the study department.
 
05/02-10/02 INTERSEMESTRIAL HOLIDAY/Traineeship/Academic Activities/(Permanent)Evaluation
(Start 2nd Semester Teacher Training: Pre-Primary, Primary & Secondary Education)
Orientation Week
 
12/02-17/02 Start 2nd Semester / Academic Activities/(permanent) evaluation (Spring Holiday for Teacher Training: Pre-Primary, Primary & Secondary Education)  
19/02-24/02 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
26/02-03/03 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
05/03-10/03 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
12/03-17/03 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
19/03-24/03 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
26/03-31/04 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
02/04-07/04 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
09/04-14/04 EASTER HOLIDAYS / Traineeship  
16/04-21/04 EASTER HOLIDAYS / Traineeship
Exam schedule available EP2
  • Mon 02/04 Easter Monday
23/04-28/04 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
30/04-05/05 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation
  • Mon 01/05 Labour Day
07/05-12/05 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation
  • Thu 10/05 Ascension Day
  • Fri 11/05 Obligatory day off
14/05-19/05 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
21/05-26/05 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation/Tutorial services
  • Mon 05/06 Whit Monday
22/05-27/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation / Tutorial Services  
28/05-02/06 2nd exam period /Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
04/06-09/06 2nd exam period /Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
11/06-16/06 2nd exam period /Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
18/06-23/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(permanent) Evaluation 21/06 and 22/06 Deferred Exams
 
25/06-30/06 Deliberation, Proclamation and Feedback
25/06-29/06 Deliberation, Proclamation, School Reports and Feedback
 
02/07-07/07 Feedback/ SUMMER HOLIDAYS for students
2/07 and 3/07 Feedback - 05/07 Holidays
 
09/07-14/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS for students 
Exam schedule available EP3
  • Wed 11/07 Flemish Community
16/07-21/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS for students  
23/07-28/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS for students  
30/07-04/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS for students  
06/08-11/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS for students  
13/08-18/08 13/08-15/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS for students
16/08-19/08 3rd exam period
  • Tue 15/08 Ascension
20/08-25/08 3rd exam period  
27/08-01/09 3rd exam period  
03/09-08/09 3rd exam period 
06/09-07/09 Deferred Exams
 
10/09-15/09 Deliberation / proclamation and feedback
10/09-14/09 Deliberation, Proclamation, School Reports and Feedback
 
17/09-22/09 Start academic year 2018-19