Academic Calendar

Academic calendar 2020-2021

  Week Activity Holidays
  14/09-31/01 English-taught Autumn Semesters in Bruges & Kortrijk  
  14/09 Start Academic Year 2020-2021  
1 14/09-19/09 Start 1st semester - Orientation Week
14/09-18/09 Introduction + Welcome Activities
Set-Up of Individual Courses
Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
 
2

21/09-26/09

Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
3 28/09-03/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
4 05/10-10/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
5 12/10-17/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
6 19/10-24/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
7 26/10-31/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation Sun 01/11 All Saints
8 02/11-07/11 AUTUMN HOLIDAYS/ Traineeship  
9 09/11-14/11 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation Wed 11/11 Armistice
10 16/11-21/11 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
Exam Schedule Available EP1
 
11 23/11-28/11 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
12 30/11-05/12 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
13 07/12-12/12 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
14 14/12-19/12 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
15 21/12-26/12 WINTER HOLIDAYS/ Traineeship  
16 28/12-02/01 WINTER HOLIDAYS/ Traineeship  
17 04/01-09/01 Tutorial Services/1st Exam Period
Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
 
18 11/01-16/01 1st Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation           
19 18/01-23/01 1st Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation           
20 25/01-30/01 1st Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
27/01-28/01 Deferred Exams
28/01-29/01 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.
 
21 01/02-06/02 INTERSEMESTRIAL HOLIDAY/ Traineeship
Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation (Teacher Training: Pre-Primary, Primary & Secondary Education)
Orientation Week      
 
22 08/02-13/02 Start 2nd Semester / Academic Activities/(permanent) evaluation
(Spring Holiday for Teacher Training: Pre-Primary, Primary & Secondary Education)
 
23 15/02-20/02 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
24 22/02-27/02 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
25 01/03-06/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
26 08/03-13/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
27 15/03-20/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
28 22/03-27/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
29 29/03-03/04 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
30 05/04-10/04 EASTER HOLIDAYS / Traineeship
Exam Schedule Available EP2
 
31 12/04-17/04 EASTER HOLIDAYS / Traineeship Mo 13/04 Easter Monday
32 19/04-24/04 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
33 26/04-01/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
34 03/05-08/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation Sat 01/05 Labour Day
35 10/05-15/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
36 17/05-22/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation / Tutorial Services Thu 13/05 Ascension Day
Fri 24/05 Obligatory Day Off
37 24/05-29/05 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(permanent) Evaluation  
38 31/06-05/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(permanent) Evaluation Mon 24/06 Whit Monday
39 07/06-12/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(permanent) Evaluation  
40 14/06-19/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(permanent) Evaluation  
41 21/06-26/06 Deliberation, Proclamation and Feedback
21/06 and 22/06 Deferred Exams, Deliberation, Proclamation, School Reports and Feedback
 
42 28/06-03/07 Deliberation, Proclamation and Feedback  
43 05/07-10/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS
Exam Schedule Available EP3
 
44 12/07-17/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS Sun 11/07 Flemish Community
45 19/07-24/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS  
46 26/07-31/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS Sat 21/07 National Holiday
47 02/08-07/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS  
48 09/08-14/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS  
49 16/08-21/08 3rd Exam period Sun 15/08 Ascension
50 23/08-28/08 3rd Exam period  
51 30/08-04/09 3rd Exam period
Deliberation, Proclamation, School Reports and Feedback
03/09-04/09 Deferred Exams     
 
52 06/09-11/09 Deliberation, Proclamation, School Reports and Feedback  
  13/09-18/09 Start Academic Year 2021-2022  

Academic calendar 2019-2020

  Week Activitty Holidays
  16/09-31/01 International Autumn Semesters in Bruges & Kortrijk  
  16/09 Start Academic Year 2019-2020  
1 16/09-21/09 Start 1st semester - Orientation Week
17/09 Opening Academic Year                                                                                               
16/09-20/09 Introduction + Welcome Activities
Set-Up of Individual Courses
Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
 
2

23/09-28/09

Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
3 30/09-05/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
4 07/10-12/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
5 14/10-19/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
6 21/10-26/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
7 28/10-02/11 AUTUMN HOLIDAYS/ Traineeship Fri 01/11 All Saints
8 04/11-09/11 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
9 11/11-16/11 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation Mon 11/11 Armistice
10 18/11-23/11 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
Exam Schedule Available EP1
 
11 25/11-30/11 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
12 02/12-07/12 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
13 09/12-14/12 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
14 16/12-21/12 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
15 23/12-28/12 WINTER HOLIDAYS/ Traineeship  
16 30/12-04/01 WINTER HOLIDAYS/ Traineeship  
17 06/01-11/01 Tutorial Services/1st Exam Period
Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
 
18 13/01-18/01 1st Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation           
19 20/01-25/01 1st Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation           
20 27/01-01/02 1st Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
29/01-30/01 Deferred Exams
30/01-31/01 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.
 
21 03/02-08/02 INTERSEMESTRIAL HOLIDAY/ Traineeship
Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation (Teacher Training: Pre-Primary, Primary & Secondary Education)
Orientation Week      
 
22 10/02-15/02 Start 2nd Semester / Academic Activities/(permanent) evaluation
(Spring Holiday for Teacher Training: Pre-Primary, Primary & Secondary Education)
 
23 17/02-22/02 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
24 24/02-29/02 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
25 02/03-07/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
26 09/03-14/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
27 16/03-21/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
28 23/03-28/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
29 30/03-04/04 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
30 06/04-11/04 EASTER HOLIDAYS / Traineeship
Exam Schedule Available EP2
 
31 13/04-18/04 EASTER HOLIDAYS / Traineeship Mo 13/04 Easter Monday
32 20/04-25/04 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
33 27/04-02/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation Fri 01/05 Labour Day
34 04/05-09/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
35 11/05-16/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
36 18/05-23/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation / Tutorial Services Thu 21/05 Ascension Day
Fri 22/05 Obligatory Day Off
37 25/05-30/05 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(permanent) Evaluation  
38 01/06-06/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(permanent) Evaluation Mon 01/06 Whit Monday
39 08/06-13/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(permanent) Evaluation  
40 15/06-20/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(permanent) Evaluation  
41 22/06-27/06 Deliberation, Proclamation and Feedback
22/06 and 23/06 Deferred Exams, Deliberation, Proclamation, School Reports and Feedback
 
42 29/06-04/07 Deliberation, Proclamation and Feedback  
43 06/07-11/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS
Exam Schedule Available EP3
Sat 11/07 Flemish Community
44 13/07-18/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS  
45 20/07-25/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS Tue 21/07 National Holiday
46 27/07-01/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS  
47 03/08-08/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS  
48 10/08-15/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS Sat 15/08 Ascension
49 17/08-22/08 3rd Exam period  
50 24/08-29/08 3rd Exam period  
51 31/08-05/09 3rd Exam period
Deliberation, Proclamation, School Reports and Feedback
03/09-04/09 Deferred Exams     
 
52 07/09-12/09 Deliberation, Proclamation, School Reports and Feedback  
  14/09-19/09 Start Academic Year 2020-2021