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Academic Calendar

The Finnish academic year consists of two terms. The Autumn term starts the academic year in early September and ends in mid-December. The Spring term, begins in early January and ends in May. For more specific dates for courses please contact the departmental coordinators. In the Institute of Clinical Medicine some of the teaching begins already in August. The Institute's exchange coordinator will inform those whose studies begin in August of the official date. If you are uncertain when your studies begin, please contact the departmental exchange coordinator!

Academic Year 2014-2015

Autumn Term 2014

  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2014. Exception: Faculty of Medicine and School of Architecture April 30, 2013)
  • Official Arrival Date: September 1
  • University Orientation for New International Students: September 2-3
  • Term ends approximately December 15, confirm exact date with departmental exchange coordinator 


Spring Term 2015

  • Application deadline (all fields): October 15, 2014
  • Official Arrival Dates: January 4-6, 2015
  • University Orientation for New International Students: January 7-8, 2015
  • Term ends in late May, confirm exact date with departmental exchange coordinator


Academic Year 2013-2014

Spring Term 2014

  • Application deadline (all fields): October 15, 2013
  • Official Arrival Dates: January 4-6
  • Orientation: January 7-9
  • N.B. January 6 is Epiphany, national holiday
  • Semester ends in late May
Last updated: 20.11.2013
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