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Academic Calendar

The school year begins on 1st September and ends on 31st August of the following academic year.

2019/2020 Academic Calendar

Classes and grading periods

1st Semester Start End
Classes 16.09.2019 21.12.2019
Christmas Holiday 23.12.2019 02.01.2020
Exams (normal and and supplementary “recurso”) 03.01.2020 07.02.2020
Defense of Master's thesis/project/internship report 03.01.2020 28.02.2020
2nd Semester Start End
Classes10.02.2020
30.05.2020
Easter Holiday 06.04.2020
13.04.2020
No classes (Queima das Fitas)11.05.2020
15.05.2020
Exams (normal, supplementary “recurso” and special) 01.06.2020
24.07.2020
Defense of Master's thesis/project/internship report03.06.2020
30.07.2020
Summer Holiday 01.08.2020 31.08.2020
Defense(1) of Master's thesis/project/internship report (special period) 01.09.203030.09.2020
Extraordinary Exams (2) October  March
Doctoral and Tenure Evaluations(3) 01.09.2019 31.07.2020
  • (1)The period from 1 September - 30 September, considered a special period, is reserved for the defense of Master's Thesis/Project/Internship Report.
  • (2)The October and March extraordinary periods are reserved exclusively for the evaluation of students with Special Status according to the terms of the respective regulations.
  • (3)May be undertaken outside of this time frame if justified and with approval of the Rector.

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