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Academic Calendar 2016/2017 and 2017/2018

The Academic Year is divided into two semesters:

  • Autumn Semester (August 29, 2016 - January 22, 2017); 
  • Spring Semester (January 23 - June 30, 2017). 

Semesters are divided into two study periods.

Extract from the Academic Calendar 2016/2017

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Autumn Semester
29.08 Online registration for the Autumn Semester courses begins (ois.tlu.ee)
29.08 - 04.09 Orientation for international students
05.09 Start of the first contact study period of the Autumn Semester
12.09 Deadline for online registration in the Autumn Semester courses
12.09 End of academic movements: apply for academic leave for other reasons and submit a personal study plan
01.10 Approval of topics and supervisors for the theses of first-year PhD students in the academic units and the submission of the data to the Research Department
01.10 Deadline for submitting an application for scholarships of academic units (degree students)
23.10 End of the first contact study period of the Autumn Semester
21.10 The award of doctoral degrees
24.–30.10 Intermediate week of the Autumn Semester (exams, intensive courses, special seminars) 
30.10 Start of the second contact study period of the Autumn Semester
18.12 End of the second contact study period of the Autumn Semester
19.-23.12 Exam Session
24.12–01.01 Christmas holiday
27.12 Timetables for the Spring Semester are made public
02.–22.01 Exam session continues 
22.01 End of the Autumn Semester
Spring semester
23.–29.01 Beginning of the Spring Semester; start of online registration in the Spring Semester courses; deadline to change the terms of the study agreement; applying for academic leave for Spring Semester begins
30.01.–03.02 Orientation for international students
30.01 Start of the first contact study period of the Spring Semester
06.02 Deadline for online registration in the Spring Semester courses and for giving feedback on the Autumn Semester courses
06.02 End of academic movements: apply for academic leave for other reasons and submit a personal study plan
01.03 Deadline to apply for Erasmus scholarship and to scholarships of academic units (degree students)
19.03 End of the first contact study period of the Spring Semester
20.–26.03 Intermediate week of the Spring Semester (exams, intensive courses, special seminars)
27.03 Start of the second contact study period of the Spring Semester
14.05 End of the second contact study period of the Spring Semester, deadline to apply for the academic leave
15.–21.05 Intensive courses, consultations, individual work
22.05–11.06 Exam session
29.05 –11.06 Defence of graduation papers and graduation exams
16.–22.06 Graduation ceremonies for degree students
30.06 End of the Spring Semester
03.07 –27.08 Summer holiday

NEW! Extract from the Academic Calendar 2017/2018

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Autumn Semester
28.08 Online registration for the Autumn Semester courses begins (ois.tlu.ee)
28.08 - 03.09 Orientation for international students
04.09 Start of the first contact study period of the Autumn Semester
11.09 Deadline for online registration in the Autumn Semester courses, end of academic movement.
15.09 -01.10 Application for Scholarships in ÕIS (degree students)
20.10 The award of doctoral degrees
22.10 End of the first contact study period of the Autumn Semester
23.–29.10 Intermediate week of the Autumn Semester (exams, intensive courses, special seminars) 
30.10 Start of the second contact study period of the Autumn Semester
17.12 End of the second contact study period of the Autumn Semester
18.-23.12 Exam Session
24.12–01.01 Christmas holidays
31.12 Timetables for the Spring Semester are made public
02.–17.01 Exam session continues 
21.01 End of the Autumn Semester
Spring semester
22.01 Beginning of the Spring Semester; start of online registration in the Spring Semester courses
29.01.–02.02 Orientation for international students
29.01 Start of the first contact study period of the Spring Semester
05.02 Deadline for online registration in the Spring Semester courses, end of academic movement
18.03 End of the first contact study period of the Spring Semester
19.–25.03 Intermediate week of the Spring Semester (exams, intensive courses, special seminars)
26.03 Start of the second contact study period of the Spring Semester
13.05 End of the second contact study period of the Spring Semester
14.–20.05 Intensive courses, consultations, individual work
21.05–10.06 Exam session
28.05-10.06 Defence of final theses, taking final exams.
18.06-22.06 Graduation ceremonies for degree students
25.06 End of entering study results in ÕIS for the Spring Semester
30.06 End of the Spring Semester