Academic calendar

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

Winter semester - generally:

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

Spring semester - generally:

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

Academic year 2020/2021

Summer semester structure From To
Orientation Week  8 February 2021  12 February 2021
Summer teaching period  15 February 2021  22 May 2021
Summer exam period  24 May 2021  3 July 2021

Academic year 2021/ 2022

Winter semester structure

From To
Orientation Week  22 September 2021  24 September 2021
Winter teaching period  29 September 2021  8 January 2022
Winter/Christmas vacation  20 December 2021  2 February 2022
Winter exam period  10 January 2022  11 February 2022

Summer semester structure

From To
Orientation Week  7 February 2022  11 February 2022
Summer teaching period  14 February 2022  21 May 2022
Summer exam period  23 May 2022  1 July 2022


Public holidays in the Czech Republic:

 1 January   New Year's Day
 Easter Friday, Sunday and Monday  usually in April
 1 May     May Day
 8 May    Liberation from Fascism
 5 July      Cyril and Methodius
 6 July         Burning at Stake of Jan Hus
 28 September      Czech Statehood Day
 28 October      Establishment of the Czechoslovak Republic
 17 November    Freedom and Democracy Day
 24–26 December   Christmas holidays