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2022/2023 Academic Calendar

|| 2020/2021 || 2021/2022 || 2022/2023 || Forthcoming Academic Year

Solemn Opening of the Academic Year: 28th September 2022 | Commemoration of the University's Day: 1st March 2023
The classes and assessment periods concerning the 2022/2023 academic year  approved by the Rector's Order no. 56/2022, of 11th March 2022 are the following:
NOTE: Adjustments and changes in this calendar may occur. 
As a result it is important to check regularly this information and be attentive to
the notifications from InforEstudante. 
1st SemesterBeginningEnd
Classes [1]12.09.202217.12.2022
Suspension of classes | (student festivity Latada 2022/2023) [2]05.10.202207.10.2021
Christmas Holidays17.12.202201.01.2023
Exams (normal and supplementary periods)02.01.202303.02.2023
Public defences of Master's Degree Dissertations/Projects/Internship Reports02.01.202328.02.2023
Exams (special exam period only for cycles of studies with an odd number of semesters)
2nd SemesterBeginningEnd
Easter Holidays03.04.202310.04.2023
Suspension of classes (student festivity Queima das Fitas 2022/2023)22.05.202326.05.2023
Exams (normal, supplementary and special examination periods) [3]05.06.202328.07.2023
Public defences of Master's Degree Dissertations/Projects/Internship Reports05.06.202328.07.2023
Summer Holidays01.08.202331.08.2023
Public defences of Master's Degree Dissertations/Projects/Internship Reports (special examination period) [4]01.09.202330.09.2023
Extraordinary Examination Periods [5]October 2022
March 2023
PhD and Tenure Exams [6]01.09.202231.07.2023

[1] The beginning of classes for the 1st curricular year of Bachelor's Degree Courses and Integrated Master's Degree Courses may undergo adjustments in accordance with the calendar of the National Contest of Access and Admission to Higher Education, to be published by the Directorate General for Higher Education (DGES).

[2] The suspension of classes and assessments due to the "Latada" applies only to the Bachelor's and Integrated Master's Degree Courses, and each Organisational Unit (OU) must establish the best way to reset the classes scheduled for this period.

[3] The special examination period of the Faculty of Law takes place in September (no. 7 of article no. 99 of the Academic Regulation (RAUC).

[4] The Organisational Units that think they do not meet the conditions to undertake all the defences in this period, may extend the period until the end of October. Therefore, they must communicate this information to the Academic Management Services (SGA) at the beginning of each academic year (no. 8 of article no. 99 of the Academic Regulation (RAUC).

[5] The Extraordinary Examination Periods are aimed at the assessment of students who benefit from the Statuses provided for in the academic regulation (RAUC) applicable to this examination period.

[6] The Tenure exams held outside this period may be authorised by the Rector, by means of an adequate justification.