Academic calendar

Last changed: 11 February 2021

On this page you will find information about the course periods. You will also find campus-specific information.

Academic calendar

Semester Period Start End
 Autumn 2021 1a 2021-08-30 2021-09-29
  1b 2021-09-30 2021-11-01
  2a 2021-11-02 2021-12-02
  2b 2021-12-03 2022-01-16
 Spring 2022 3a 2022-01-17 2022-02-17
  3b 2022-02-18 2022-03-23
  4a 2022-03-24 2022-05-01
  4b 2022-05-02 2022-06-05
 Summer 2022   2022-06-06 2022-08-28
 Autumn 2022 1a 2022-08-29 2022-09-28
  1b 2022-09-29 2022-10-31
  2a 2022-11-01 2022-12-01
  2b 2022-12-02 2023-01-15
 Spring 2023 3a 2023-01-16 2023-02-15
  3b 2023-02-16 2023-03-21
  4a 2023-03-22 2023-04-27
  4b 2023-04-28 2022-06-04
 Summer 2023   2023-06-05 2023-08-27

Read more about the academic year and semester dates in the Education planning and administration handbook.

Campus-specific information

Alnarp

Academic year 2021/2022

No lectures should be scheduled on the following dates on campus Alnarp:
- August 30, 2021, 8-12 hrs for courses given in the English language or year 1
- January 17, 2022, 8-12 hrs for courses given in the English language

- November 5, 2021, 13-17 hrs (day before All Saints' Day)
- December 23, 2021 – January 2, 2022 (Christmas break)
- April 14, 2022 (day before Easter holiday)

Re-examination dates
- August 17-18, 2021 (re-exam date for courses in period 3 och 4 (academic year 20/21))
- October 6, 2021 (courses in period 4 (academic year 20/21))
- December 8, 2021 (courses in period 1)
- February 23, 2022 (courses in period 1 and 2)
- May 4, 2022 (courses in period 2 and 3)

Wednesday afternoons should not be scheduled.
- If a course lecture that is not compulsory is booked on a Wednesdays afternoon it must be stated in the timetable that the lecture is not compulsory. This applies even if a room booking is necessary or not. Scheduling of "independent studies" is acceptable on a Wednesday afternoon.
- If a course lecture is compulsory and must be booked on a Wednesday afternoon then the teacher must apply for an exemption and justify the reasons and suggest possible solutions. Study excursions are such an exemption example, particularly if they last over several days.
- General exemptions is to be made for distance program studies, evening courses, summer courses and commissioned education.
You can find the form to apply for exemption on the Swedish website, För lärare i Alnarp.

Flyinge

Academic year 2021/2022

No classes should be scheduled on the following dates:
- 30 August 2021 (applies to year 1 on all programmes. All other years should be free from compulsory activities)
- 5 November 2021 (day before All Saints' Day)
- 23–31 December 2021
- 27 May 2022 (day after Ascension Day)

Inaugural, honorary doctors' and docent lectures, career fairs, educational information and the SLU Thesis day should, as far as possible, be included in the course schedules.

Wednesday afternoons, 13.00 – 17.00, should normally be free from scheduled teaching, to enable e.g. board meetings, student information, teachers' meetings and student union commission. Exceptions may be granted by the programme board in question. See also the Education planning and administration handbook, chapter 2.4.

Skinnskatteberg

Academic year 2021/2022

HT = Fall semester, VT = Spring semester


SMP 21/24:
HT 2021-08-30 - 2022-01-16
VT 2022-01-17 - 2022-06-12

SMP 20/23:
HT 2021-08-23 - 2022-01-16
VT 2022-01-17 - 2022-06-05

SMP 19/22:
HT 2021-08-23 - 2022-01-16
VT 2022-01-17 - 2022-06-05

Strömsholm

Academic year 2021/2022

No classes should be scheduled on the following dates:
- 30 August 2021 (applies to year 1 on all programmes. All other years should be free from compulsory activities)
- 5 November 2021 (day before All Saints' Day)
- 23–31 December 2021
- 27 May 2022 (day after Ascension Day)

Inaugural, honorary doctors' and docent lectures, career fairs, educational information and the SLU Thesis day should, as far as possible, be included in the course schedules.

Wednesday afternoons, 13.00 – 17.00, should normally be free from scheduled teaching, to enable e.g. board meetings, student information, teachers' meetings and student union commission. Exceptions may be granted by the programme board in question. See also the Education planning and administration handbook, chapter 2.4.

Umeå

Academic year 2021/2022

As a rule, no classes should be scheduled for Wednesday afternoons in order to facilitate the planning of joint activities. A special permission from the programme director of studies is required. No classes during bank holidays.

No lectures should be scheduled on the following dates on Campus Umeå

Autumn terms first day between 08:00 – 12:00 ((applies to year 1 on all programmes and courses that are held in English. )

In connection with public holidays

  • - 5 November 2021 (day before All Saints' Day)
    - 23 December –2 January 2022
    - 14 April – (Maundy Thursday)
    - 30 april – (Walpurgis Night)
    - 27 May 2022 (day after Ascension Day)

Dates reserved for re-examination (courses within the Faculty of Forest Sciences):

  • 6 October 2021 (re-exam for courses in period 4)
  • 8 December 2021 (re-exam for courses in period 1)
  • 5 January 2022 (general re-exam for courses without an active course instance)
  • 23 February 2022 (re-exam for courses in period 1 and 2)
  • 4 May 2022 (re-exam for courses in period 2 and 3)

Re-exam summer period 2022

  • 11 June 2022 (re-exam for courses in period 3 and 4a, and general re-exam)
  • 27 August 2022 (re-exam for courses in period 4b)

Dates reserved for presentation of independent projects (degree projects) within the Faculty of Forest Sciences. Each department decides specific date for presentation:

  • Tuesday 26 October 2021
  • Thursday 28 October 2021
  • Friday 29 October 2021
  • Monday 1 November 2021
  • Monday 10 January 2022
  • Tuesday 11 January 2022
  • Thursday 13 January 2022
  • Friday 14 January 2022

  • Thursday 17 Mars 2022
  • Friday 18 Mars 2022
  • Monday 21 Mars 2022
  • Tuesday 22 Mars 2022

  • Monday 30 May 2022
  • Tuesday 31 May 2022
  • Thursday 2 June 2022
  • Friday 3 June 2022

  • Monday 22 August 2022
  • Tuesday 23 August 2022
  • Thursday 25 August 2022
  • Friday 26 August 2022

 

Uppsala

Academic year 2021/2022

No classes should be scheduled on the following dates:
- 30 August 2021 (applies to year 1 on all programmes. All other years should be free from compulsory activities)
- 5 November 2021 (day before All Saints´ Day)
- 23–31 December 2021
- 27 May 2022 (day after Ascension Day)

Inaugural, honorary doctors’ and docent lectures, career fairs, educational information and the SLU Thesis day should, as far as possible, be included in the course schedules.

Wednesday afternoons, 13.00 – 17.00, should normally be free from scheduled teaching, to enable e.g. board meetings, student information, teachers’ meetings and student union commission. Exceptions may be granted by the programme board in question. See also the Education planning and administration handbook, chapter 2.4.

Dates for educational information 2021/2022:

  • 29 September 2021
  • 30 March 2022

Wången

Academic year 2021/2022

No classes should be scheduled on the following dates:
- 30 August 2021 (applies to year 1 on all programmes. All other years should be free from compulsory activities)
- 5 November 2021 (day before All Saints' Day)
- 23–31 December 2021
- 27 May 2022 (day after Ascension Day)

Inaugural, honorary doctors' and docent lectures, career fairs, educational information and the SLU Thesis day should, as far as possible, be included in the course schedules.

Wednesday afternoons, 13.00 – 17.00, should normally be free from scheduled teaching, to enable e.g. board meetings, student information, teachers' meetings and student union commission. Exceptions may be granted by the programme board in question. See also the Education planning and administration handbook, chapter 2.4.


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