AUC's academic calendar

AUC's academic year runs parallel with that of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam.

Academic Year 2017-2018

The Introduction Week will take place from 28 August to 1 September 2017.

The autumn 2017 semester is 20 weeks long, divided into a 16-week period (4 September 2017 to 22 December 2017) and 4-week period (8 January 2018 to 2 February 2018). 

The spring 2018 semester is also 20 weeks long, divided into a 16-week period (5 February 2018 to 1 June 2018) and 4-week period (4 June 2018 to 29 June 2018).

For information on holidays and building closures for the 2017-2018 Academic Year (including the dates of the class-free weeks in the autumn and spring semesters), please see the PDF below. 

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. 

Academic Year 2018-2019 (tentative)

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).

Published by  Amsterdam University College

13 November 2017