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Academic Calendar 2016-2017

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Week Activities Holidays
19/09-31/01 International Autumn Semesters in Bruges & Kortrijk  
19/09 Start academic year 2016-17  
19/09-24/09 Start 1st semester - Orientation Week
20/09 Opening academic year
21/09-23/09 Introduction + welcome activities
Set-up of Individual courses
 
26/09-01/10 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
03/10-08/10 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
10/10-15/10 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
17/10-22/10 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
24/10-29/10 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
31/10-05/11 AUTUMN HOLIDAYS / Traineeship
  • Tue 01/11 All Saints
07/11-12/11 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation
  • Wed 11/11 Armistice
14/11-19/11 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
21/11-26/11 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
28/11-03/12 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation
Exam schedule available EP1
 
5/12-10/12 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
12/12-17/12 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
19/12-24/12 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
26/12-31/12 WINTER HOLIDAYS/ Traineeship  
02/01-07/01 WINTER HOLIDAYS/ Traineeship  
09/01-14/01 Tutorial Services/1st exam period
Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation
 
16/01-21/01 1st exam period / Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation            
23/01-28/01 1st exam period / Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation            
30/01-04/02 1st exam period / Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation
30/01 Exam period
31/01-01/02 Deferred exams 
02/02-03/02 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.
 
06/02-11/02 INTERSEMESTRIAL HOLIDAY / Traineeship/ Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation (BAKO,BALO,BASO)
Orientation Week
 
13/02-18/02 Start 2nd semester / Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation                  
20/02-25/02 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
27/02-04/03 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation
Spring holiday ( BAKO,BALO,BASO)
 
06/03-11/03 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
13/03-18/03 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
20/03-25/03 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
27/03-01/04 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
03/04-08/04 EASTER HOLIDAYS / Traineeship  
10/04-15/04 EASTER HOLIDAYS / Traineeship  
17/04-22/04 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation
Exam schedule available EP2
  • Mon 17/04 Easter Monday
24/04-29/04 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
01/05-06/05 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation
  • Mon 01/05 Labour Day
08/05-13/05 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
15/05-20/05 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
22/05-27/05 Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation/Tutorial services
  • Thu 05/05 Ascension Day
  • Fri 06/05 Obligatory day off
23/05-28/05 Tutorial services/2nd exam period 
Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation
23/05-24/05 Tutorial services
25/05-27/05 Exam period 
 
29/05-03/06 2nd exam period /Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
05/06-10/06 2nd exam period /Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation
  • Mon 05/06 Whit Monday
12/06-17/06 2nd exam period /Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation  
19/06-25/06 2nd exam period /Academic activities/(permanent) evaluation
24/06 - 25/06 Deferred exams
 
26/06-01/07 Deliberation, proclamation and feedback
26/06-29/06 Deliberation
29/06-01/07 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 2nd exam period, at a date to be determined by the study department.
 
3/07-8/07 03/07-04/07 Feedback
05/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS for students
 
10/07-15/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS for students 
Exam schedule available EP3
  • Tue 11/07 Flemish Community
17/07-22/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS for students  
24/07-29/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS for students  
31/07-05/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS for students  
07/08-12/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS for students  
14/08-19/08 14/08-15/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS for students
16/08-19/08 3rd exam period
  • Tue 15/08 Ascension
21/08-26/08 3rd exam period  
28/08-02/09 3rd exam period  
04/09-09/09 3rd exam period 
07/09-08/09 Deferred exams
 
11/09-16/09 Deliberation / proclamation and feedback
12/09-14/09 Deliberation
14/09-15/09 Proclamation, school reports and feedback
 
18/09-23/09 Start academic year 2017-18