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.

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

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.


 

The Educational Coordination group of the Tampere University of Technology, University of Tampere and the Tampere University of Applied Sciences has decided the schedule of the academic years 2019-2020 ... 2023-2024 at its meeting on 2nd May 2018.

New Tampere University, Academic Calendar 2019-2020

Autumn 2019

1. period 1.8.2019 -  20.10.2019

orientation/
independent studying/exam week

week 34

19.08.2019 - 25.08.2019

1. teaching period
independent studying/exam week

weeks 35-41
week 42

26.08.2019 - 13.10.2019
14.10.2019 - 20.10.2019

2. period    21.10.2019 -  31.12.2019

2. teaching period
independent studying/exam weeks

weeks 43-49
weeks 50-51

21.10.2019 - 08.12.2019
09.12.2019 - 22.12.2019

Spring 2020

3. period 1.1.2020 -  1.3.2020

orientation

week 1

02.01.2020 - 03.01.2020

3. teaching periodi
independent studying/exam week

weeks 2-8
vko 9

07.01.2020 - 23.02.2020
24.02.2020 - 01.03.2020

4. period 2.3.2020 -  31.7.2020

4. teaching period
independent studying/exam weeks

weeks 10-17
weeks 18-19

02.03.2020 - 26.04.2020
27.04.2020 - 17.05.2020

Summer 2020

weeks 20-31
*weeks 31-33

18.05.2020 - 31.07.2020
01.08.2020 - 16.08.2020

 

No classes or exams will be arranged on the following days: Independence Day on 6 December, Christmas break on 23 December 2019– 6 January 2020, Easter break on 8-14 April 2020, May Day on 1 May 2020, Ascension Day on 21 May 2020.

*) These are included officially in the following academic year.

 

Updated by: Jaana Kunnari, 31.08.2018 13:22.
Content owner: Kunnari Jaana
Keywords: education and studies, regulations and decisions