AUC's academic calendar
AUC's academic year runs parallel with that of the VU Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam.
Academic Year 2018-2019
The Introduction Week 2018 will take place from 27 August to 31 August 2018.
The autumn 2018 semester is 20 weeks long, divided into a 16-week period (3 September 2018 to 21 December 2018) and 4-week period (7 January 2019 to 1 February 2019).
The spring 2018 semester is also 20 weeks long, divided into a 16-week period (4 February 2019 to 29 May 2019) and 4-week period (3 June 2019 to 28 June 2019).
For information on holidays and building closures for the 2018-2019 Academic Year (including the dates of the class-free weeks in the autumn and spring semesters), please see the PDF below.
AUC summer weekend opening hours 2018
The AUC building is closed on all Saturdays and Sundays between 30 June 2018 and 2 September 2018. The academic building will once again be open on the weekends during the semester starting on Saturday, 8 September and Sunday, 9 September.
Future academic years
AUC's academic year will continue to run parallel with that of the VU Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam for the coming years. However, the class-free weeks will be determined on a per year basis. You can find the start and end dates of the academic semesters for the years to come below.