Academic year

Kuvituskuva päivämäärät

Lead paragraph

The academic year is divided into five periods. The classroom lessons included in the degree programmes are organised according to the timetables during periods 1 and 2 in the Autumn semester, during periods 3 and 4 in the Spring semester, and during period 5 in the summertime. There may also be classroom instructions during the intensive weeks, which are organised before or after each period.

The academic year is divided into Autumn semester (1 August - 31 December) and Spring semester (1 January - 31 July).

Enrolment for attendance/non-attendance 2022-2023

Students have to enrol for attendance/non-attendance each academic year. Enroll as present or absent for the following academic year in Peppi on 5 April - 17 June 2022.

The enrolment for Spring semester 2023 must be done in Peppi on 28 November - 16 December 2022.

Please note that all attending degree students must pay a healthcare fee to Kela, as they are entitled to use the services of the Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS, Finnish abbreviation YTHS). The healthcare fee is payed via Kela's e-service. For more information, visit here.

Autumn semester 2022

  • Autumn semester begins on 1.8.2022 and ends on 31.12.2022.
  • Autumn semester lessons are held between 22.8.2022 and 16.12.2022.
  • The pre-enrolment time for autumn semester 2022 begins on 30.5.2022 at 8.00 am and ends on 6.6.2022 at 4.00 pm. The second enrolment round begins on 13.6.2022 at 8.00 am.

Intensive week: 15. - 19.8.2022 (week 33)
1st period: 22.8. - 14.10.2022 (weeks 34 - 41)
Intensive week: 17. - 21.10.2022 (week 42)
2nd period: 24.10. - 16.12.2022 (weeks 43 - 50)

Holidays: 6.12., 19. - 30.12.2021 (weeks 51 - 52)

Spring semester 2023

  • Spring semester begins on 1.1.2023 and ends on 31.7.2023.
  • Spring semester lessons are held between 16.1.2023 and 19.5.2023.
  • The pre-enrolment time for spring semester 2023 and summer 2023 begins on 28.11.2022 at 8.00 am and ends on 5.12.2022 at 4.00 pm. The second enrolment round begins on 2.1.2023 at 8.00 am.

Intensive weeks: 2. - 13.1.2023 (weeks 1 - 2)
3rd period: 16.1. - 17.3.2023 (weeks 3 - 7 & 9 - 11)
Intensive week: 20. - 24.2.2023 (week 8)

Intensive week: 20. - 24.3.2023 (week 12)
4th period: 27.3. - 19.5.2023 (weeks 13 - 20)
Intensive weeks: 22.5. - 9.6.2023 (weeks 21 - 23)

Holidays: 6.1., 7.4., 10.4. and 18.5. Additionally, on 6.4. lessons end at 5.30 pm.

Summer 2023

  • The pre-enrolment time for spring semester 2023 and summer 2023 begins on 28.11.2022 at 8.00 am and ends on 5.12.2022 at 4.00 pm. The second enrolment round begins on 2.1.2023 at 8.00 am.

5th period: 22.5. - 18.8.2023 (weeks 21 - 33)

Autumn semester 2023

  • Autumn semester begins on 1.8.2023 and ends on 31.12.2023.
  • Autumn semester lessons are held between 21.8.2023 and 15.12.2023.

Intensive weeks: 7. - 18.8.2023 (weeks 32 - 33)
1st period: 21.8. - 13.10.2023 (weeks 34 - 41)
Intensive week: 16. - 20.10.2023 (week 42)
2nd period: 23.10. - 15.12.2023 (weeks 43 - 50)

Intensive week: 18. - 22.12.2023 (week 41)

Holidays: 6.12., 25. - 29.12.2023 (week 52)

Spring semester 2024

  • Spring semester begins on 1.1.2024 and ends on 31.7.2024.
  • Spring semester lessons are held between 15.1.2024 and 17.5.2024.

Intensive week: 8. - 12.1.2024 (week 2)
3rd period: 15.1. - 15.3.2024 (weeks 3 - 7 & 9 - 11)
Intensive week: 19. - 23.2.2024 (week 8)

Intensive week: 18. - 22.3.2024 (week 12)
4th period: 25.3. - 17.5.2024 (weeks 13 - 20)
Intensive weeks: 20.5. - 7.6.2024 (weeks 21 - 23)

Holidays: 1. - 5.1.2024 (week 1), 29.3., 1.4., 1.5. and 9.5. Additionally, on 28.3. lessons end at 5.30 pm.

Summer 2024

5th period: 20.5. - 16.8.2024 (weeks 21 - 33)

Autumn semester 2024

  • Autumn semester begins on 1.8.2024 and ends on 31.12.2024.
  • Autumn semester lessons are held between 19.8.2024 and 13.12.2024.

Intensive week: 5. - 16.8.2024 (weeks 32 - 33)
1st period: 19.8. - 11.10.2024 (weeks 34 - 41)
Intensive week: 14. - 18.10.2024 (week 42)
2nd period: 21.10. - 13.12.2024 (weeks 43 - 50)

Intensive week: 16. - 20.12.2024 (week 51)

Holidays: 6.12., 23. - 27.12.2024 (week 52)

Spring semester 2025

  • Spring semester begins on 1.1.2025 and ends on 31.7.2025.
  • Spring semester lessons are held between 13.1.2025 and 16.5.2025.

Intensive week: 6. - 10.1.2025 (week 2)
3rd period: 13.1. - 14.3.2025 (weeks 3 - 7 & 9 - 11)
Intensive week: 17. - 21.2.2025 (week 8)

Intensive week: 17. - 21.3.2025 (week 12)
4th period: 24.3. - 16.5.2025 (weeks 13 - 20)
Intensive weeks: 19.5. - 6.6.2023 (weeks 21 - 23)

Holidays: 30.12.2024 - 3.1.2025 (week 1), 6.1., 18.4., 21.4. and 1.5. Additionally, on 17.4. lessons end at 5.30 pm.

Summer 2025

5th period: 19.5. - 15.8.2025 (weeks 21 - 33)

Autumn semester 2025

  • Autumn semester begins on 1.8.2025 and ends on 31.12.2025.
  • Autumn semester lessons are held between 18.8.2025 and 12.12.2025.

Intensive weeks: 4. - 15.8.2025 (weeks 32 - 33)
1st period: 18.8. - 10.10.2025 (weeks 34 - 41)
Intensive week: 13. - 17.10.2025 (week 42)
2nd period: 20.10. - 12.12.2025 (weeks 43 - 50)

Intensive week: 15. - 19.12.2025 (week 51)

Holidays: 22. - 26.12.2025 (week 52)

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