Academic Calendar

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 31/07 - 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  

Academic calendar 2023-2024

# Week Activity Holidays
  11/09-02/02 English-taught Autumn Semesters in Bruges & Kortrijk  
  11/09 Start Academic Year 2023-2024  
1 11/09 - 16/09 Start 1st semester - Orientation Week
11/09-15/09 Introduction + Welcome Activities
Set-Up of Individual Courses 
Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
 
2

18/09 - 23/09

Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
3 25/09 - 30/09 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
4 02/10 - 07/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
5 09/10 - 14/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
6 16/10 - 21/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
7 23/10 - 28/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
8 30/10 - 04/11 AUTUMN HOLIDAYS / Traineeship Wed 01/11 All Saints
Tue 02/11 All Souls Day
9 06/11 - 11/11 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation Sat 11/11 Armistice
10 113/11 - 18/11 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
11 20/11 - 25/11 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
Exam Schedule Available EP1
 
12 27/11 - 02/12 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
13 04/12 - 09/12 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
14 11/12 - 16/12 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
15 18/12 - 23/12 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
16 25/12 - 30/12 WINTER HOLIDAYS/ Traineeship  
17 01/01 - 06/01 WINTER HOLIDAYS/ Traineeship  
18 08/01 - 13/01 1st Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation                   
19 15/01 - 20/01 1st Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation                    
20 22/01 - 27/01 1st Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation             
21 29/01 - 03/02 1st Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
29/01-30/01 Deferred Exams
31/01-02/02 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 05/02 - 10/02 INTERSEMESTRIAL HOLIDAY / Traineeship
Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation (Teacher Training: Pre-Primary, Primary & Secondary Education)
Orientation Week
 
23 12/02 - 17/02 Start 2nd Semester / Academic Activities/(permanent) evaluation
(Spring Holiday for Teacher Training: Pre-Primary, Primary & Secondary Education)
 
24 19/02 - 24/02 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation   
25 26/02 - 03/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation   
26 04/03 - 09/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation   
27 11/03 - 16/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation   
28 18/03 - 23/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation   
29 24/03 - 29/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation   
30 01/04 - 06/04 EASTER HOLIDAYS / Traineeship Mon 01/04 Easter Monday
31 08/04 - 13/04 EASTER HOLIDAYS / Traineeship
Exam Schedule Available EP2
 
32 15/04 - 20/04 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
33 22/04 - 27/04 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
34 28/04 - 04/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation Wed 01/05 Labour Day
35 06/05 - 11/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation Thu 09/05 Ascension Day
Fri 10/05 Obligatory Day Off
36 13/05 - 18/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
37 20/05 - 25/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
38 27/05 - 01/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation Mon 20/05 Whit Monday
39 03/06 - 08/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
40 10/06 - 15/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
41 17/06 - 23/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
42 24/06 - 29/06 Deliberation, Proclamation and Feedback  
43 01/07 - 06/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS (as from 06/07)  
44 08/07 - 13/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS
Exam Schedule Available EP3
Thu 11/07 Flemish Community
45 15/07 - 20/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS Sun 21/07 National Holiday
46 22/07 - 27/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS  
47 29/07 - 03/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS  
48 05/08 - 10/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS  
49 12/08 - 17/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS until 15/08
3rd Exam period as from 16/08
Thu 15/08 Ascension
50 19/08 - 24/08 3rd Exam period  
51 26/08 - 31/08 3rd Exam period  
52 02/09 - 07/09 3rd Exam period / Deliberation, Proclamation, School Reports and Feedback
05/09 Deferred Exams
 
  09/09-14/09 Deliberation, Proclamation, School Reports and Feedback     
  16/09 Start academic year 2024-2025