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 Thu 13/05 Ascension Day
36 17/05-22/05 Academic Activities/(Permanent) Evaluation / Tutorial Services  
37 24/05-29/05 2nd Exam Period / Academic Activities/(permanent) Evaluation Mon 24/05 Obligatory Day Off
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 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