Structure of the academic year

Structure of the academic year

The structure of the 2018/2019 academic year 1st semester:

  • October 1, 2018 - February 10, 2019
  • Winter holiday: December 22, 2018 - January 6, 2019
  • Exam session: January 21, 2019 - February 10, 2019
  • Inter-semestrial holiday: February 11, 2019 - February 17, 2019

2nd semester:

  • February 18, 2019 - July 5, 2019
  • Spring holiday: April 22, 2019 - April 26, 2019
  • Exam session: June 3, 2019 - June 21, 2019
  • Re-examination session: July 1, 2019 - July 5, 2019
  • Summer holiday: July 8, 2019 - September 30, 2019

University-observed holidays:

  • Saint Andrew's Day - November 30, 2018
  • National Day - December 1, 2018
  • Little Union Day - January 24, 2019
  • Second and Third Days of Easter – April 29-30, 2019
  • International Labor Day - May 1, 2019
  • Pentecost - June 17, 2019

Graduation exams

  • Bachelor’s studies - the graduation exam takes place at the beginning of July every year. For the academic year 2018/2019, students take the exam to obtain their Bachelor's degree between July 15-18, 2019.
  • Master’s studies - the graduation exam (defending a Master's thesis) takes place in June, every year. For the academic year 2017/2018, the exam is scheduled to take place between July 2-4, 2019.

Admission calendar

  • EU citizens  follow the same admission procedures as Romanian candidates; the entrance examination takes places in the second half of July every year for all the three cycles of studies (Bachelor’s studies, Master’s studies, Doctoral studies).
  • Non-EU citizens  follow special admission procedures which start in April each year. For details, please contact  international@ase.ro.