Calendar

Teaching calendar 2017-2018

All courses of studies are organized on a semester basis. Each semester is divided, in turn, into two parts, for a total of 4 “teaching periods” (periodi didattici), two in the first (I, II) and two in the second (III, IV) semester.
Classes start on October 2, 2017

Autumn term (1st semester): from Monday  October 2, 2017 to Friday January 26, 2018
I PERIOD: from Monday October2, 2017 to Friday November  10,2017
II PERIOD: from Monday November 20, 2017 to Friday January 26, 2018
- No lessons from November 13 – 17 2017 (special exam session)
- No lessons from December 23, 2017 to January 5, 2018 (Christmas holidays)
Campus closure during the Christmas holiday season: from Tuesday  2 -5 January 2018 (inclusive)

 

Spring semester (2nd semester): from Thursday March 1, 2018 to Friday June 15, 2018III PERIOD: Thursday March 1, 2018  to Friday April 20, 2018
IV PERIOD: from Wednesday May 2, 2018 to Friday, June 15, 2018
- No lessons from March 30, 2018  to April 3, 2018 (Easter holidays) and from April 23-27, 2018 (special exam session)
Easter holidays: from Friday from March 30 to Tuesday April 3, (inclusive)

 

Exam Calendar

During the exam periods no classes are held.
 
 
 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Winter session: from January 30 to February 28, 2017 (2-3 exam dates; this session is also valid as an extra 2015-16 year exam session)
Special April exam session: from April 24 to 28, 2017 (one exam date; last exam period for academic year 2015/2016)
Summer session: from June 19 to July 31, 2017 (2-3 exam dates)
Autumn session: from 1 to 29 September, 2017 (2 exam dates)

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Winter session: from January 29 to February 28, 2018 (2-3 exam dates; this session is also valid as an extra 2016-17 year exam session)
Special April exam session: from April 23 to 27, 2018 (one exam date; last exam period for academic year 2016/2017)
Summer session: from June 18 to July 31, 2018 (2-3 exam dates)
Autumn session: from 3 to 28 September, 2018 (2 exam dates)

 

 

CALENDAR FOR DISCUSSION OF FINAL PROJECTS (FIRST-CYCLE; THREE YEAR DEGREES) AND FINAL DISSERTATIONS (SECOND-CYCLE; TWO YEAR GRADUATE DEGREES)

According to the number of students graduating in a given session, the sessions may continue for more than one day. The following list of upcoming sessions therefore indicates only the first day of the session in question.
 

2016-2017 Academic Year

Summer session: Tuesday July 11, 2017
Autumn session: Tuesday September 26, 2017        
Winter session: Tuesday December 12, 2017

 

2017-2018 Academic Year

Summer session: Tuesday July 10, 2018
Autumn session: Tuesday September 25, 2018     
Winter session: Tuesday December 11, 2018
Spring session: Tuesday March 12, 2019

 

 

DATES FOR UNIVERSITY ACCESS TESTS
  • online test (Computer Based Testing: CBT)
  • dates: September 12, 2017; September 13, 2017;  November 6, 2016; November 7, 2016; January 15, 2018; January 16, 2018.
  • number of questions: 28
  • length: 60 minutes

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PLACEMENT TEST

English language placement tests are held by the University Language Centre (Centro Linguistico di Ateneo) at the start of each semester. Students are strongly advised to begin preparation for any required English-language tests as early as possible in their university careers.

 

DEADLINES FOR PRESENTING INDIVIDUAL STUDY PLANS

Period for drawing up and presenting your on-line study plan (academic year 2017-18):

THREE YEAR DEGREES (LAUREE TRIENNALI, FIRST-CYCLE): from October 30 to November 30, 2017
TWO-YEAR DEGREES (LAUREE MAGISTRALI, SECOND-CYCLE): from November 20, 2017 to January 12, 2018
 
There is a short period, from March 12 to 30, 2018, during which students may present motivated requests to change their study plan.