Academic calendar

The academic year is organized in 2 semesters:

  • Semester 1: mid-August until end of December
  • Semester 2: early January until end of June

2017–2018

  • Autumn 2017: 14 August – 20 December
    Orientation week campus Sogndal and Førde: 7 - 11 August
    Study week in Bergen: 18 – 22 September (no lectures)
  • Spring 2018: 3 January – 15 June

2018–2019

  • Welcome Week for international students starts 13 August
  • Autumn 2018: 15 August – 19 December
  • Spring 2019: 7 January – 19 June

Public Holidays

  • Christmas holiday: 25 December until 27 December
  • Easter Holiday: Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Monday
  • Ascension Day
  • Pentecost
  • International worker’s day, 1 May
  • National day, 17 May