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AUC's academic calendar

AUC's academic year runs parallel with those of VU Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam.

Academic Year 2019-2020

  • The AUC Introduction Week 2019 will take place from 26 August to 30 August 2019.
  • The Autumn 2019 semester is 20 weeks long, divided into a 16-week period (2 September 2019 to 20 December 2019) and a 4-week period (6 January 2020 to 31 January 2020). 
  • The Spring 2019 semester is also 20 weeks long, divided into a 16-week period (3 February 2020 to 29 May 2020) and a 4-week period (2 June 2020 to 26 June 2020).

For more information on holidays and building closures for the 2019-2020 Academic Year (including the dates of the class-free weeks in the autumn and spring semesters), please see the PDF below. 

Academic Year 2020-2021

  • The AUC Introduction Week 2020 will take place from 24 August to 28 August 2020.
  • The Autumn 2020 semester is 20 weeks long, divided into a 16-week period (31 August 2020 to 18 December 2020) and a 4-week period (4 January 2021 to 29 January 2021). 
  • The Spring 2021 semester is also 20 weeks long, divided into a 16-week period (1 February 2021 to 28 May 2021) and a 4-week period (31 May 2021 to 25 June 2021).

More information on holidays and building closures for the 2020-2021 Academic Year (including the dates of the class-free weeks in the autumn and spring semesters), will be confirmed shortly. 

Future academic years

AUC's academic year will continue to run parallel with that of 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 years to come below.