Academic calendar

The academic year is divided into two semesters: winter and summer semester.

Winter semester generally:

Teaching period:       end-September – mid-December
Examination period:  January – mid-February

Spring semester generally:

Teaching period:       mid-February – end-May
Examination period:  end-May – end-June

Academic year 2019/ 2020

The structure of winter semester

From

To

Orientation Week

23 September 2019

27 September 2019

Winter teaching period

30 September 2019

11 January 2020

Winter / Christma vacation

21 December 2019

3 January 2020

Winter exam period

13 January 2020

14 February 2020

The structure of summer semester

From

To

Orientation Week

10 February 2020

14 February 2020

Summer teaching period

17 February 2020

23 May 2020

Summer exam period

25 May 2020

03 July 2020

Academic year 2020/ 2021

The structure of winter semester From To
Orientation Week 23 September 2019 27 September 2019
Winter teaching period 29 September 2020 09 January 2021
Winter / Christmas vacation 21 December 2020 03 January 2021
Winter exam period 11 January 2021 13 February 2021
The structure of summer semester From To
Orientation Week 08 February 2021 12 February 2021
Summer teaching period 15 February 2021 22 May 2021
Summer exam period 24 May 2021 03 July 2021

 

Public holidays in Czech Republic

 1st January   New Years Day
 Easter Friday, Sunday and Monday  usually in April
 1st May     Labor Day
 8th May    Liberation from Nazism
 5th July      St. Cyril and Methodius, the Slavonic missionaries
 6th July         Jan Hus Day
 28th September      Day of Czech Statehood
 28th October      Day of establishment of Czech state
 17th November    Day of Students´ Fight for Freedom Democracy
 24th – 26th December   Christmas holidays