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Academic calendar

The academic year is divided into two semesters of 21 weeks each.

Collective days off

On the following days the UvA is closed:

  • Christmas, 25 and 26 December
  • New Year, 1 January
  • Goede Vrijdag
  • Easter Sunday and Monday
  • Koningsdag, 27 April
  • Liberty Day, 5 May
  • Ascencion Day
  • Whit Sunday and Monday

Academic calendar

It has been determined that, as of the 2016-2017 academic year, the UvA and VU University Amsterdam will both follow the same format as regards the division of the academic year until the 2024-2025 academic year.