Academic Calendar

Academic calendar 2021-2022

  Week Activity Holidays
  13/09-31/01 English-taught Autumn Semesters in Bruges & Kortrijk  
  13/09 Start Academic Year 2021-2022  
1 13/09-18/09 Start 1st semester - Orientation week
13/09-17/09 Introduction + Welcome Activities
Set-Up of Individual Courses
Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
 
2

20/09-25/09

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

Academic calendar 2022-2023

# Week Activity Holidays
  12/09-03/02 English-taught Autumn Semesters in Bruges & Kortrijk  
  12/09 Start Academic Year 2022-2023  
1 12/09 - 17/09 Start 1st semester - Orientation Week
12/09-16/09 Introduction + Welcome Activities
Set-Up of Individual Courses 
Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
 
2

19/09 - 24/09

Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
3 26/09 - 01/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
4 03/10 - 08/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
5 10/10 - 15/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
6 17/10 - 22/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
7 24/10 - 29/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
8 31/10 - 05/11 AUTUMN HOLIDAYS / Traineeship Tue 01/11 All Saints
Wed 02/11 All Souls Day
9 07/11 - 12/11 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation Fri 11/11 Armistice
10 14/11 - 19/11 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
11 21/11 - 26/11 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
Exam Schedule Available EP1
 
12 28/11 - 03/12 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
13 05/12 - 10/12 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
14 12/12 - 17/12 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
15 19/12 - 24/12 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
16 26/12 - 31/12 WINTER HOLIDAYS/ Traineeship  
17 02/01 - 07/01 WINTER HOLIDAYS/ Traineeship  
18 09/01 - 14/01 1st Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation                   
19 16/01 - 21/01 1st Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation                    
20 23/01 - 28/01 1st Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation             
21 30/01 - 04/02 1st Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
30/01-31/01 Deferred Exams
01/02-3/02 Deliberation, Proclamation, School Reports and Feedback
The Howest resits 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 department, students can resit an exam at the end of the 1st exam period, at a date and time to be determined by the study department.
 
22 06/02 - 11/02 INTERSEMESTRIAL HOLIDAY / Traineeship
Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation (Teacher Training: Pre-Primary, Primary & Secondary Education)
Orientation Week
 
23 13/02 - 18/02 Start 2nd Semester / Academic Activities/(permanent) evaluation
(Spring Holiday for Teacher Training: Pre-Primary, Primary & Secondary Education)
 
24 20/02 - 25/02 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation   
25 27/02 - 04/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation   
26 06/03 - 11/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation   
27 13/03 - 18/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation   
28 20/03 - 25/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation   
29 27/03 - 01/04 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation   
30 03/04 - 08/04 EASTER HOLIDAYS / Traineeship  
31 10/04 - 15/04 EASTER HOLIDAYS / Traineeship
Exam Schedule Available EP2
Mon 10/04 Easter Monday
32 17/04 - 22/04 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
33 24/04 - 29/04 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
34 01/05 - 06/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation Mon 01/05 Labour Day
35 08/05 - 13/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
36 15/05 - 20/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation Thu 18/05 Ascension Day
Fri 19/05 Obligatory Day Off
37 22/05 - 27/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
38 29/05 - 03/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation Mon 29/05 Whit Monday
39 05/06 - 10/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
40 12/06 - 17/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
41 19/06 - 24/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
42 26/06 - 01/07 Deliberation, Proclamation and Feedback  
43 03/07 - 08/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS (as from 05/07)  
44 10/07 - 15/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS
Exam Schedule Available EP3
Tue 11/07 Flemish Community
45 17/07 - 22/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS Fri 21/07 National Holiday
46 24/07 - 29/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS  
47 37/07 - 05/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS  
48 07/08 - 12/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS  
49 14/08 - 19/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS until 15/08
3rd Exam period as from 16/08
Tue 15/08 Ascension
50 21/08 - 26/08 3rd Exam period  
51 28/08 - 02/09 3rd Exam period / Deliberation, Proclamation, School Reports and Feedback
31/08-01/09 Deferred Exams
 
52 04/09 - 09/09 Deliberation, Proclamation, School Reports and Feedback  
  11/09-16/09 Start Academic Year 2023-2024