University of Pécs

Erasmus+ Programme



Academic Calendar 2016/17

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The academic year is divided into two semesters.

At the end of each, students have special exam periods, during which they take oral or written exams.

First semester

the Autumn semester of the 2016/17 academic year will start on 5 September (Monday). The exchange students should arrive the previous weekend (around 2 September).

The exam period starts in early December (depending on the faculty), and the students can finish with their exams before Christmas. But it really depends on how many exams they have and how fast they want to finish. The last day of the exam period will be around  20 January (Friday).

Second Semester

The Spring semester will start on 6 February (Monday) and the exchange students for the second semester should arrive around 3 February. The exam period will start in the second or third week of May (depends on the faculty) and lasts until mid June. However most of the exchange students usually done with their exams in May or in the first days of June.

For the exact dates please contact your faculty coordinator, click here for the contacts.

National holidays:

Semester: Autumn


  • 23 October 2016 - Day of Hungarian Revolution of 1956
  • 1 November 2016 - All Souls' Day
  • 24 December 2016 – Christmas Day
  • 25 December 2016 – Boxing day
  • 31 December 2016 – New Year Eve

 National holidays:

Semester: Spring


  • 15 March 2017 – Day of Hungarian Revolution of 1848
  • 01 May 2017 – Labor Day

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