Key Academic Dates

Winter Holidays 2016/17
The University is closed December 8-11 and 25-26, 2016; January 1 and 6-8, 2017.


ACADEMIC YEAR 2016-2017

Academic year 2016-2017 starts on October 1, 2016
Lessons start on October 3, 2016

University holidays
Classes are suspended during Christmas holidays (December 23 2016 to January 5, 2017), Easter holidays (April 14 to 17, 2017) and Summer holidays (July 31 to August 18, 2017).

The University is closed on the Italian Public holidays and on the following dates:

- Festa Giustinianea: May 2, 2017

- Patron Saints' days:

  • Treviso: April 27, 2017
  • Padova: June 13, 2017
  • Rovigo: November 26, 2016
  • Vicenza: September 8, 2017

Trimesters and semesters
Classes are organized either in semesters or in trimesters, depending on regulations that applies to the specific class. Every single class can begin/end in different dates within common intervals
These are the common scheduled dates:

Trimester system - academic year 2016-2017
First trimester:
Classes: October 3 2016 to December 2 2016
Winter exams session: December 9 2016 to December 22, 2016

Second trimester:
Classes: January 9 to March 10 2017
Spring exams session: March 13 to April 7 2017

Third trimester:
Classes: April 10 to June 16 2016
Summer exams session: June 19 to July 21 2017

Extra exams session: August 21 to September 22 2017

Semester system - academic year 2016-2017
First semester:
Classes: October 3 2016 to January 20 2016
Winter exams session: January 23 to February 24 2017

Second semester
Classes: February 27 to June 9 2017
Summer exams session: June 12 to July 21 2017

Extra exams session: August 21 to September 22 2017