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Academic Calendar

Academic Year

The Academic year at the University of Groningen starts on the first monday of September. The academic year is divided into 4 blocks of 10 weeks each. These blocks of 10 weeks include both teaching and exams. The semester format in 2020-2021 consists of four blocks. The first two blocks together form the winter semester; blocks 3 & 4 form the summer semester. Resits are scheduled untill mid July 2021. Students are advised to always check with their study programme for the exact dates of exams and resits.

Opening Academic Year

In principle the opening of the Academic Year takes place on the first Monday of September. Once every few years there is an exception and the Opening takes place on the last Monday of August.

College-year Opening Academic Year /
Start semester 1
Start semester 2 End semester 2 Last exams BSA-deadline
2020-21 31-8-2020 1-2-2021 18-6-2021 9-7-2021 23-7-2021
2021-22 6-9-2021 7-2-2022 24-6-2022 15-7-2022 29-7-2022

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