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AUC academic calendar

Start dates of semesters, holidays and class-free weeks

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

Academic Year 2021-2022

  • The AUC Introduction Week 2021 will take place from 30 August 2021 to 3 September 2021.
  • The Autumn 2021 semester is 20 weeks long, divided into a 16-week period (6 September 2021 to 24 December 2021) and a 4-week period (10 January 2022 to 4 February 2022). 
  • The Spring 2022 semester is also 20 weeks long, divided into a 16-week period (7 February 2022 to 3 June 2022) and a 4-week period (7 June 2022 to 1 July 2022).

More information on holidays and building closures for the 2021-2022 Academic Year (including the dates of the class-free weeks in the autumn and spring semesters) can be found in the PDF via the link 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) can be found in the PDF via the link below.

  • 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.