Academic calendar - Tampere University of Technology

Academic calendar

TUT´s academic year will be made up of four periods with each comprising seven weeks of teaching, and exam weeks that take place after each period. If the Easter holiday falls on the fourth period, the fourth period will last for 8 calendar weeks. The summer semester lasts for 13 weeks. 

The autumn semester officially begins on 1 August and ends on 31 December. The spring semester begins on 1 January and ends on 31 July.

TUT - Academic calendar 2017-2018

The President of the University confirmed the following schedule for the academic year 2017-2018 on 8 November 2016:

Autumn 2017

 

 

Orientation for new students /
Examination week

week 34

21.08.2017 - 25.08.2017

1st period
Exams

weeks 35-41
week 42

28.08.2017 - 13.10.2017
16.10.2017 - 20.10.2017

2nd period
Exams

weeks 43-49
weeks 50-51

23.10.2017 - 08.12.2017
11.12.2017 - 21.12.2017

Spring 2018

 

 

Orientation for new
exchange students

week 1

03.01.2018 - 05.01.2018

3rd period
Exams

weeks 2-8
week 9

08.01.2018 - 23.02.2018
26.02.2018 - 02.03.2018

4th period
Exams

weeks 10-17
weeks 18-19

05.03.2018 - 27.04.2018
02.05.2018 - 11.05.2018

Summer 2018

weeks 20-33

14.05.2018 - 17.08.2018

According to the schedule, classes are given from 21 August 2017 until 11 May 2018.

No classes or exams will be arranged on the following days: Independence Day on 6 December, Christmas break on 22 December 2017- 7 January 2018, Easter break on 28 March to 3 April 2018, Monday before May Day and May Day on 30 April - 1 May 2018, Ascension Day on 10 May 2018.

 


TUT - Academic calendar 2018-2019

Autumn 2018

   

Welcome week for new students/
Examination week

week 34

20.08.2018 - 24.08.2018

1st period
Exams

weeks 35-41
week 42

27.08.2018 - 12.10.2018
15.10.2018 - 19.10.2018

2nd period
Exams

weeks 43-49
weeks 50-51

22.10.2018 - 07.12.2018
10.12.2018 - 20.12.2018

Christmas break

 

21.12.2018 - 06.01.2019

     

Spring 2019

   

Welcome days for new
exchange students

week 1

02.01.2019 - 04.01.2019

3rd period
Exams

weeks 2-8
week 9

07.01.2019 - 22.02.2019
25.02.2019 - 01.03.2019

4th period
Easter break
Exams

weeks 10-17

weeks 18-19

04.03.2019 - 26.04.2019
17.04.2019 - 23.04.2019
02.05.2019 - 10.05.2019

     

Summer 2019

weeks 20-33

13.05.2019 - 16.08.2019


According to the schedule, classes are given from 20 August 2018 until 10 May 2019.

No classes or exams will be arranged on the following days: Independence Day on 6 December, Christmas break on 21 December 2018– 6 January 2019, Easter break on 17-23 April 2019, Monday and Tuesday  before May Day and May Day on 29 April to 1 May 2019, Ascension Day on 30 May 2019.

Updated by: Heidi Fordell, 15.03.2018 15:04.
Content owner: Kunnari Jaana
Keywords: education and studies, regulations and decisions