Academic Calendar

The calendar for each academic year is defined in the Rector's Directive, stipulating the start dates of trimesters, the University holiday schedule, and the end date of the academic year. The calendar also indicates the period, during which students can enrol for course units provided by University of Economics and Management.

Academic year at VSEM is divided into 3 trimesters:

Autumn term:   01.09. - 31.01. (January - exam period)
Winter term:     01.01. - 30.04. (April - exam period)
Summer term:  01.04. - 30.06. (June - exam period) 

AR 2019/2020:

Start of the Academic Year 2018/2019 01.09.2019                
End of the Academic Year 2018/2019 31.08.2020                

Autumn term

The First Meeting Erasmus+ autumn term   17.09.2019
Start of lectures during the autumn term after 17.09.2019
End of lectures during the autumn term mid-December
Christmas holidays 20.12.2019 - 01.01.2020
Exam period for the autumn term 02.01.2020 - 11.01.2020

Winter term

The First Meeting Erasmus+ winter term   mid-January
Start of lectures during the winter term mid-January
End of lectures during the winter term end of March
Exam period for the winter term 01.04.2020 - 30.04.2020

Summer term

The First Meeting Erasmus+ summer term

mid-April

Start of lectures during the summer term mid-April
End of lectures during the summer term end of June
Exam period for the summer term 20.6.2020 - 11.07.2020
   
Summer holidays 01.07.2020 - 31.08.2020

Public holidays

  • September, 28 – Day of Czech Statehood (the feast of St Wenceslas)
  • October, 28 – Independent Czechoslovak State Proclamation Day (1918)
  • November, 17 – Day of the Struggle for Liberty and Democracy
  • December, 24-26 – Christmas holidays
  • January, 1 – New Year´s Day
  • April 14 - Good Friday
  • April 17 – Easter Monday
  • May, 1 – Labour Day - May Day
  • May, 8 – Liberation Day (marking the end of World War II)