Academic Year 2016/2017
The academic year in Poland comprises of two semesters; each lasts 5 months.
In the academic year 2016/17 the important dates are as follows:
30th of September or 1st of October - Matriculation Ceremony of the Faculty of Economics and Sociology
3rd of October - Matriculation Ceremony of the University of Lodz
Classes are held from the 4th of October 2016 until 22nd of January 2017.
The winter exam session starts on the 23rd of January and lasts until the 5th of February 2017; the re-take exam session will last from 13th of February until the 19th of February.
31st of October – day off for all the students
1st of November – All Saints’ Day (public holiday)
11th of November – Independence Day (public holiday)
23rd December - 2nd of January – Christmas Break (25th-26th of December – Christmas Days)
6th of January – Epiphany (public holiday)
6th February – 12th February – Winter Break
Summer semester begins on 20th of February and lasts until the 30th of September 2017.
Classes are held from the 20th of February until 11th of June 2017.
The summer exam session begins on the 12th of June and lasts until the 30th of June 2017, the make-up exam session will take place in September 2017.
13th – 18th of April – Easter Break
1st of May – Labour Day (public holiday)
2nd of May – a day of for all the students
3rd of May – Constitution Day (public holiday)
19th of May – Juwenalia – day off for all the students
24th of May – the UL Celebration Day – day off for all the students
4th of June - Pentecost (public holiday)
15th of June – Corpus Christi (public holiday)
1st of July – 30th of September – Summer Break (for those students who do not have to retake any exams).