Academic Calendar

Academic calendar 2019-2020

  Week Activiteit Verlofdagen
  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  

Academic calendar 2018-2019

  Week Activities Holidays
  17/09 - 31/01 International Autumn Semesters in Bruges & Kortrijk  
0 17/09 Start Academic Year 2018-2019  
1 17/09 - 22/09 Start 1st semester - Orientation Week
18/09 Opening Academic Year                                                                                               
17/09-21/09 Introduction + Welcome Activities
Set-Up of Individual Courses
Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
 
2 24/09 - 29/09 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
3 01/10 - 06/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
4 08/10 - 13/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
5 15/10 - 20/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
6 22/10 - 27/10 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
7 29/10 - 03/11 AUTUMN HOLIDAYS/ Traineeship Thu 01/11 All Saints
8 05/11 - 10/11 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation Sun 11/11 Armistice
9 12/11 - 17/11 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
10 19/11 - 24/11 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
Exam Schedule Available EP1
 
11 26/11 - 01/12 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
12 3/12 - 08/12 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
13 10/12 - 15/12 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
14 17/12 - 22/12 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
15 24/12 - 29/12 WINTER HOLIDAYS / Traineeship  
16 31/01 - 05/01 WINTER HOLIDAYS / Traineeship  
17 07/01 - 12/01 Monitoraat/Eerste examenperiode
Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
 
18 14/01 - 19/01 1st Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
19 21/01 - 26/01 1st Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
20 28/01 - 02/02 1st Exam Period / Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation
28/01-29/01 Deferred Exams
29/01-01/02 Deliberation, Proclamation, School Reports and Feedback
 
21 04/02 - 09/02 INTERSEMESTRIAL HOLIDAY/Traineeship
Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation (Teacher Training: Pre-Primary, Primary & Secondary Education)                                                                                                               Orientation Week       
 
22 11/02 - 16/02 Start 2nd Semester / Academic Activities/(permanent) evaluation
(Spring Holiday for Teacher Training: Pre-Primary, Primary & Secondary Education)
 
23 18/02 - 23/02 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
24 25/02 - 02/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
25 04/03 - 09/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
26 11/03 - 16/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
27 18/03 - 23/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
28 25/03 - 30/03 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
29 01/04 - 06/04 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
30 08/04 - 13/04 EASTER HOLIDAYS / Traineeship
Exam Schedule Available EP2
 
31 15/04 - 20/04 EASTER HOLIDAYS / Traineeship  
32 22/04 - 27/04 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation Mo 22/04 Easter Monday
33 29/04  - 04/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation Wed 01/05 Labour Day
34 06/05 - 11/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
35 13/05 - 18/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation  
36 20/05 - 25/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation / Tutorial Services  
37 27/05 - 01/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(permanent) Evaluation Thu 30/05 Ascension Day
Fri 11/05 Obligatory Day Off
38 03/06 - 08/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(permanent) Evaluation  
39 10/06 - 15/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(permanent) Evaluation Mon 10/06 Whit Monday
40 17/06 - 22/06 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(permanent) Evaluation
21/06 and 22/06 Deferred Exams
 
41 24/06 - 29/06 Deliberation, Proclamation and Feedback
24/06-29/06 Deliberation, Proclamation, School Reports and Feedback
 
42 01/07 - 06/07 Feedback / SUMMER HOLIDAYS for students
2/07 and 3/07 Feedback - 05/07 Holidays
 
43 08/07 - 13/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS
Exam Schedule Available EP3
Thu 11/07 Flemish Community
44 15/07 - 20/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS  
45 22/07 - 27/07 SUMMER HOLIDAYS  
46 29/07 - 03/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS  
47 05/08 - 10/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS  
48 12/08 - 17/08 12/08 - 15/08 SUMMER HOLIDAYS for students
16/08 Start 3rd Exam Period
Thu 15/08 Ascension
49 19/08 - 24/08 3rd Exam period  
50 26/08 - 31/08 3rd Exam period  
51 02/09 - 07/09 3rd Exam period
Deliberation / Proclamation and Feedback
05/09-06/09 Deferred Exams
Deliberation, Proclamation, School Reports and Feedback
 
52 09/09 - 14/09 Deliberation / Proclamation and Feedback
09/09-13/09 Deliberation, Proclamation, School Reports and Feedback
 
  16/09 - 21/09 Start Academic Year 2019-2020