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.

Enrolment for attendance/non-attendance 2023

Students have to enrol for attendance/non-attendance each academic year. Enroll as present or absent for the following academic year in Peppi 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.

Spring semester 2022

Spring semester begins 1.1.2022 and ends 31.7.2022.
Spring semester lessons will be during 17.1.2022 - 20.5.2022.

Intensive weeks: 3. - 14.1.2022 (weeks 1 - 2)
3rd period: 17.1. - 18.3.2022 (weeks 3 - 7 & 9 - 11)
Intensive week: 21. - 25.2.2022 (week 8)

Intensive week: 21. - 25.3.2022 (week 12)
4th period: 28.3. - 20.5.2022 (weeks 13 - 20)
Intensive weeks: 23.5. - 17.6.2022 (weeks 21 - 24)

Holidays: 6.1., 15.4., 18.4. and 26.5. In addition 14.4. teaching ends at 5.30 pm.

Summer 2022

5th period: 23.5. - 19.8.2022 (weeks 21 - 33)

Autumn semester 2022

Autumn semester begins 1.8.2022 and ends 31.12.2022.
Autumn semester lessons will be during 22.8.2022 - 16.12.2022.

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)

Timetables and course enrolment
Enrolment for Attendance or Non-Attendance