Structure of the academic year

Structure of the academic year

The structure of the 2019/2020 academic year

1st semester:

  • September 30, 2019 - February 9, 2020
  • Winter holiday: December 23, 2019 - January 5, 2020
  • Exam session: January 20, 2020 - February 9, 2020
  • Inter-semestrial holiday: February 10, 2020 - February 16, 2020

2nd semester for first and second year Bachelor’s students and first year Master’s students

  • February 17, 2020 - July 5, 2020
  • Spring holiday: April 13, 2020 - April 16, 2020
  • Exam session: June 1, 2020 - June 21, 2020
  • Re-examination session: June 29, 2020 - July 5, 2020
  • Summer holiday: July 6, 2020 - September 30, 2020

2nd semester for third year Bachelor’s students

  • February 17, 2020 - July 5, 2020
  • Spring holiday: April 13, 2020 - April 16, 2020
  • Exam session: June 1, 2020 - June 14, 2020
  • Re-examination session: June 29, 2020 - July 5, 2020
  • Registration for Bachelor’s exam: July 6-8, 2020
  • Summer holiday: July 17, 2020 - September 30, 2020

2nd semester for second year Master’s students

  • February 17, 2020 - July 5, 2020
  • Spring holiday: April 13, 2020 - April 16, 2020
  • Exam session: June 1, 2020 - June 17, 2020
  • Re-examination session: June 22-24, 2020
  • Registration for defense of Master’s thesis: June 25-26, 2020
  • Summer holiday: July 4, 2020 - September 30, 2020

University-observed holidays:

  • Saint Andrew's Day - November 30, 2019
  • National Day - December 1, 2019
  • Little Union Day - January 24, 2020
  • Good Friday – April 17, 2020
  • Second and Third Days of Easter – April 20-21, 2020
  • International Labor Day - May 1, 2020
  • International Children’s Day - June 1, 2020
  • Pentecost - June 8, 2020

Graduation exams

  • Bachelor’s studies - the graduation exam takes place at the beginning of July every year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, students take the exam to obtain their Bachelor's degree between July 13-16, 2020.

    Bachelor’s students participating in international mobility programs or enrolled in double degree programs take the exam to obtain their Bachelor's degree on September 3, 2020.

  • Master’s studies - the graduation exam (defending a Master's thesis) takes place in late June or early July, every year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, the exam is scheduled to take place between July 1-3, 2020.

    Master’s students participating in international mobility programs or enrolled in double degree programs defend their Master’s theses on September 3, 2020.

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 on admission calendar and procedures, please contact the University’s International Relations Office at international@ase.ro.