Key Academic Dates

  Academic year 2022/23

Academic year 2022-2023 starts on 1 October 2022
Lessons start on 3 October 2022 for most degree programmes (check relevant websites)

University holidays
Classes are suspended during Christmas holidays (23 December 2022 to 7 January 2023), Easter holidays (7 to 11 April 2023) and Summer holidays (7 August to 19 August 2023).

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

  • Festa Giustinianea: 12 June 2023
  • Patron Saints' days (according to the city where lessons are held; e.g. Padua 13 June, Treviso 27 April, Rovigo 26 November, Vicenza 8 September)

Offices are closed on the following dates:

  • August 11-20, 2022
  • October 31 - November 1, 2022
  • December 27-31, 2022
  • January 2 - 5, 2023

Trimesters and semesters
Classes are organised 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
First trimester:
Classes: 3 October to 3 December 2022
Winter exam session: 5 December to 21 December 2021

Second trimester:
Classes: 9 January to 18 March 2023
Spring exam session: 20 March to 5 April 2023

Third trimester:
Classes: 12 April to 17 June 2023
Summer exam session: 19 June to 22 July 2023

Extra exam session: 21 August to 23 September 2023
Exam session reserved to students who will graduate by 16 December 2023: 2 October - 25 November 2023

Semester system
First semester:
Classes: 3 October 2022 to 21 January 2023
Winter exam session: 23 January to 25 February 2023

Second semester
Classes: 27 February to 17 June 2023
Summer exam session: 19 June to 22 July 2023

Extra exam session: 21 August to 23 September 2023
Exam session reserved to students who will graduate by 16 December 2023: 2 October - 25 November 2023

  Academic year 2021/22

Academic year 2021-2022 starts on 1 October 2021
Lessons start on 4 October 2021 for most degree programmes (check relevant websites)

University holidays
Classes are suspended during Christmas holidays (23 December 2021 to 6 January 2022), Easter holidays (15 to 19 April 2022) and Summer holidays (1 August to 15 August 2022).

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

  • Festa Giustinianea: 3 June 2022
  • Patron Saints' days (according to the city where lessons are held; e.g. Padua 13 June, Treviso 27 April, Rovigo 26 November, Vicenza 8 September)

Offices are closed on the following dates:

  • December 24-31, 2021
  • January 1-8,  2022
  • August 11-20, 2022
  • October 31 - November 1, 2022
  • December 27-31, 2022

Trimesters and semesters
Classes are organised 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
First trimester:
Classes: 4 October to 4 December 2021
Winter exam session: 9 December 2021 to 22 December 2021

Second trimester:
Classes: 10 January to 19 March 2022
Spring exam session: 21 March to 31 March 2022

Third trimester:
Classes: 6 April to 11 June 2022
Summer exam session: 14 June to 16 July 2022

Extra exam session: 22 August to 24 September 2022
Exam session reserved to students who will graduate by 17 December 2022: 3 October - 26 November 2022

Semester system
First semester:
Classes: 4 October 2021 to 15 January 2022
Winter exam session: 17 January to 26 February 2022

Second semester
Classes: 28 February to 11 June 2022
Summer exam session: 14 June to 23 July 2022

Extra exam session: 23rd August to 18th September 2021
Exam session reserved to students who will graduate by 17 December 2022: 3 October - 26 November 2022

  Academic year 2020/21

Academic year 2020-2021 starts on 1st October 2020
Lessons start on 28th September 2020 for most degree programmes (check relevant websites)

University holidays
Classes are suspended during Christmas holidays (23rd December 2020 to 6th January 2021), Easter holidays (2nd to 6th April 2021) and Summer holidays (2nd August to 15th August 2021).

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

- Festa Giustinianea: 7th December 2020

- Patron Saints' days (according to the city where lessons are held; e.g. Padua 13th June, Treviso 27th April, Rovigo 26th November, Vicenza 8th September)

Trimesters and semesters
Classes are organised 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
First trimester:
Classes: 28th September to 5th December 2020
Winter exam session: 5th December 2020 to 22th December 2020

Second trimester:
Classes: 7th January to 20th March 2021
Spring exam session: 22th March to 1st April 2021

Third trimester:
Classes: 7th April to 12th June 2021
Summer exam session: 22nd June to 18th July 2021

Extra exam session: 23rd August to 25th September 2021
Exam session reserved to students who will graduate by 18th December 2021: 4th October - 27th November 2020

Semester system
First semester:
Classes: 28th September 2020 to 16th January 2021
Winter exam session: 18th January to 27th February 2021

Second semester
Classes: 1st March to 12th June 2021
Summer exam session: 14th June to 17th July 2021

Extra exam session: 23rd August to 18th September 2021
Exam session reserved to students who will graduate by 18th December 2021: 4th October - 27th November 2021.

  Academic year 2019/20

Academic year 2019-2020 starts on 1st October 2019
Lessons start on 30th September 2019 for most degree programmes (check relevant websites)

University holidays
Classes are suspended during Christmas holidays (21st December 2019 to 6th January 2020), Easter holidays (11th to 14th April 2020) and Summer holidays (1st August to 16th August 2020).

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

- Festa Giustinianea: 1st June 2020

- Patron Saints' days:

  • Treviso: 27th April 2020
  • Padova: 13th June 2020
  • Rovigo: 26th November 2019
  • Vicenza: 8th September 2020

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
First trimester:
Classes: 30th September to 7th December 2019
Winter exam session: 9th December 2019 to 20th December 2019

Second trimester:
Classes: 7th January to 14th March 2020
Spring exam session: 16th March to 10th April 2020

Third trimester:
Classes: 15th April to 20th June 2020
Summer exam session: 22nd June to 18th July 2020

Extra exam session: 17th August to 19th September 2020
Exam session reserved to students who will graduate by 16th December 2020: 12th October - 28th November 2020

Semester system
First semester:
Classes: 30th September 2019 to 18th January 2020
Winter exam session: 20th January to 29th February 2020

Second semester
Classes: 2nd March to 12th June 2020
Summer exam session: 15th June to 18th July 2020

Extra exam session: 17th August to 19th September 2020
Exam session reserved to students who will graduate by 16th December 2020: 12th October - 28th November 2020.