Academic Calendar

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The academic year starts on September 1st every year and ends on August 31st of the following year. For further information, please consult the table below.
The educational work of every academic year is organized in two semesters, the fall semester and the spring semester, each of which comprises of 13 weeks of teaching and two or three weeks of exams.

  • Fall semester courses start in the last week of September and end in late January, followed by the exam period of the fall semester.
  • Spring semester courses start in mid-February and end at the end of May, followed by the exam period of the spring semester.

The exact dates for each semester are determined by the University Senate.
 

Every semester has two exam periods:

  • Fall semester courses are examined during the exam period of January-February and re-sit exams are held in September;
  • Spring semester courses are examined during the exam period of June and re-sit exams are held in September.

 Note: Please keep in mind that the exam periods usually last for three (3) weeks.
 
For more detailed information please follow the link:

http://auth.gr/node/16233

 

Exact dates for the Fall Semester 2020/2021*

SCHOOLS

START DATE OF FALL SEMESTER

END DATE OF FALL SEMESTER

WEBSITE OF THE SCHOOL

SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY 5 October 2020 15 January 2021 http://www.theo.auth.gr/en/
SCHOOL OF PASTORAL AND SOCIAL THEOLOGY 5 October 2020 12 February 2021 (including exams) http://www.past.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF LAW 5 October 2020 12 February 2021 (including exams) https://www.auth.gr/en/law
SCHOOL OF ECONOMIC SCIENCES 1 October 2020

30 January 2021

http://www.econ.auth.gr/index.php?lang=en
SCHOOL OF POLITICAL SCIENCES 5 October 2020 15 February 2021 (including exams) http://www.polsci.auth.gr/index.php?lang=en
SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS MEDIA COMMUNICATION 1 October 2020  15 January 2021 http://www.jour.auth.gr/en/
SCHOOL OF PHILOLOGY 1 October 2020  15 January 2021 http://www.lit.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF HISTORY AND ARCHEOLOGY 1 October 2020 15 January 2021 http://www.hist.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHY AND EDUCATION 1 October 2020 22 January 2021 http://www.edlit.auth.gr/en 
SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY 1 October 2020 15 January 2021 http://www.psy.auth.gr/en 
SCHOOL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 1 October 2020  15 January 2021 http://www.enl.auth.gr/index_en.html
SCHOOL OF FRENCH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 1 October 2020  15 January 2021 http://www.frl.auth.gr/index.php/en/school-en
SCHOOL OF GERMAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 1 October 2020  15 January 2021 http://www.del.auth.gr/index.php/en/
SCHOOL OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 1 October 2020 15 January 2021 http://www.itl.auth.gr/1/index.php/en/
SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS 1 October 2020  15 January 2021 http://www.math.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF PHYSICS 1 October 2020 15 January 2021 http://www.physics.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY 1 October 2020  15 January 2021 http://www.chem.auth.gr/index.php?lang=en
SCHOOL OF BIOLOGY 1 October 2020  15 January 2021 http://www.bio.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF GEOLOGY 5 October 2020  15 January 2021 http://www.geo.auth.gr/index_en.htm
SCHOOL OF INFORMATICS 1 October 2020  12 February 2021 (including exams) http://www.csd.auth.gr/en/
SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE 1 October 2020

 15 January 2021

http://architecture.web.auth.gr/en/home/
SCHOOL OF CIVIL ENGINEERING 1 October 2020  15 January 2021 http://www.civil.auth.gr/index.php?lang=en
SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING 5 October 2020  21 January 2021 http://ee.auth.gr/english/
SCHOOL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 5 October 2020 15 January 2021 http://www.cheng.auth.gr/en/
SCHOOL OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 1 October 2020  15 January 2021 http://www.meng.auth.gr/en.html
SCHOOL OF RURAL AND SURVEYING ENGINEERING 1 October 2020  15 January 2021 http://www.topo.auth.gr/main/index.php/en/home-2
SCHOOL OF SPATIAL PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT 1 October 2020  15 January 2021 http://www.plandevel.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF VISUAL AND APPLIED ARTS 1 October 2020 15 January 2021 http://www.vis.auth.gr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=643&Itemid=111&lang=en
SCHOOL OF MUSIC STUDIES 5 October 2020 14 February 2021 (including exams) http://www.mus.auth.gr/cms/?q=en/node/78
SCHOOL OF DRAMA 1 October 2020  15 January 2021 http://theatre.thea.auth.gr/theaint.asp
SCHOOL OF FILM STUDIES 5 October 2020 5 February 2021 (including exams) http://www.film.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF PRIMARY EDUCATION 1 October 2020  15 January 2021 http://www.eled.auth.gr/indexen.html
SCHOOL OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 1 October 2020  15 January 2021 http://www.nured.auth.gr/dp7nured/?q=en
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE 28 September 2020  19 February 2021 (including exams) http://www.med.auth.gr/en/index.asp
SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY

5 October 2020

 19 February 2021 (including exams) http://www.dent.auth.gr/index.php?lang=en
SCHOOL OF PHARMACY 1 October 2020 8 February 2021 (including exams) http://www.pharm.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE 1 October 2019 19 February 2021 (including exams) http://www.vet.auth.gr/en/
SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE 1 October 2020  15 January 2021 http://www.agro.auth.gr/
SCHOOL OF FORESTRY AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENT 1 October 2020 5 February 2021 (including exams) http://www.for.auth.gr/
SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION THESSALONIKI 1 October 2020 12 February 2021 (including exams) http://www.phed.auth.gr/index.php/en/
SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION SERRES 28 September 2020 5 February 2021 (including exams) http://www.phed-sr.auth.gr/en/index.phtml

 *The dates may change according to the worldwide situation in Fall.

 

Exact dates for the Spring Semester 2021

SCHOOLS START DATE OF SPRING SEMESTER END DATE OF SPRING SEMESTER WEBSITE OF THE SCHOOL
SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY 10 February 2020  22 May 2020 (exams: 25/5- 15/6/20) http://www.theo.auth.gr/en/
SCHOOL OF PASTORAL AND SOCIAL THEOLOGY 10 February 2020 30 June 2020 http://www.past.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF LAW 15 February 2021 30 June 2021 https://www.auth.gr/en/law
SCHOOL OF ECONOMIC SCIENCES 10 February 2020 29 May 2020 (exams: 9/6- 30/6/20) http://www.econ.auth.gr/index.php?lang=en
SCHOOL OF POLITICAL SCIENCES 24 February 2020 30 June 2020 http://www.polsci.auth.gr/index.php?lang=en
SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS MEDIA COMMUNICATION 10 February 2020 22 May 2020 http://www.jour.auth.gr/en/
SCHOOL OF PHILOLOGY 10 February 2020 22 May 2020 http://www.lit.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF HISTORY AND ARCHEOLOGY 10 February 2020 22 May 2020 (exams: 27/5 - 19/6/20) http://www.hist.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHY AND EDUCATION 10 February 2020 19 June 2020  http://www.edlit.auth.gr/en 
SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY 10 February 2020 22 May 2020 http://www.psy.auth.gr/en 
SCHOOL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 10 February 2020 22 May 2020 (exams: 27/5 - 19/6/20) http://www.enl.auth.gr/index_en.html
SCHOOL OF FRENCH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 10 February 2020 22 May 2020 (exams: 27/5- 19/6/20) http://www.frl.auth.gr/index.php/en/school-en
SCHOOL OF GERMAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 10 February 2020 22 May 2020 (exams: 27/5- 19/6/20) http://www.del.auth.gr/index.php/en/
SCHOOL OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 10 February 2020 22 May 2020 http://www.itl.auth.gr/1/index.php/en/
SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS 10 February 2020 22 May 2020(exams: 1/6- 23/6/20) http://www.math.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF PHYSICS 10 February 2020 30 June 2020 http://www.physics.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY 10 February 2020 26 June 2020 http://www.chem.auth.gr/index.php?lang=en
SCHOOL OF BIOLOGY 10 February 2020 05 June 2020 (exams: 9/6 - 30/6/20) http://www.bio.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF GEOLOGY 10 February 2020 29 May 2020 (exams: 1/6 - 26/6/20) http://www.geo.auth.gr/index_en.htm
SCHOOL OF INFORMATICS 10 February 2020

 

22 June 2020

http://www.csd.auth.gr/en/
SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE 17 February 2020 29 May 2020 (exams: 9/6- 26/6/20) http://architecture.web.auth.gr/en/home/
SCHOOL OF CIVIL ENGINEERING 10 February 2020 29 May 2020 http://www.civil.auth.gr/index.php?lang=en
SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING 17 February 2020 30 June 2020 (including exams) http://ee.auth.gr/english/
SCHOOL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 15 February 2021

 

28 May 2021

http://www.cheng.auth.gr/en/
SCHOOL OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 10 February 2020 29 May 2020 http://www.meng.auth.gr/en.html
SCHOOL OF RURAL AND SURVEYING ENGINEERING 17 February 2020 1 June 2020 (exams: 1/6-26/6/20) http://www.topo.auth.gr/main/index.php/en/home-2
SCHOOL OF SPATIAL PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT  

11 February 2020

 

26 May 2020 (exams: 1/6- 30/6/20)

http://www.plandevel.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF VISUAL AND APPLIED ARTS 20 February 2020 31 May 2020 (exams: 1/6-30/6/20) http://www.vis.auth.gr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=643&Itemid=111&lang=en
SCHOOL OF MUSIC STUDIES 15 February 2021 25 June 2021 (exam period included) http://www.mus.auth.gr/cms/?q=en/node/78
SCHOOL OF DRAMA 10 February 2020 19 June 2020 http://theatre.thea.auth.gr/theaint.asp
SCHOOL OF FILM STUDIES 17 February 2020 5 June 2020 (exams: 08/6- 26/6/20) http://www.film.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF PRIMARY EDUCATION 10 February 2020 20 June 2020 http://www.eled.auth.gr/indexen.html
SCHOOL OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 10 February 2020

 

29 May 2020 (exams: 1/6- 19/6/20)

https://www.nured.auth.gr/dp7nured/?q=el/TepaeAcademicCalendar

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE 15 February 2021 9 July 2021 (exam period included) http://www.med.auth.gr/en/index.asp
SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY 24 February 2020 5 June 2020 http://www.dent.auth.gr/index.php?lang=en
SCHOOL OF PHARMACY 11 February 2020 21 June 2020 http://www.pharm.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE 17 February 2020 5 June 2020 http://www.vet.auth.gr/en/
SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE 10 February 2020 30 June 2020 http://www.agro.auth.gr/
SCHOOL OF FORESTRY AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENT 10 February 2020 29 May 2020 http://www.for.auth.gr/
SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION THESSALONIKI 10 February 2020 29 May 2020 http://www.phed.auth.gr/index.php/en/
SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION SERRES 10 February 2020 19 June 2020 http://www.phed-sr.auth.gr/en/index.phtml