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  to be announced to be announced http://www.theo.auth.gr/en/
SCHOOL OF PASTORAL AND SOCIAL THEOLOGY 15 February 2021 30 June 2021 (including exams) http://www.past.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF LAW 15 February 2021 30 June 2021 (including exams) https://www.auth.gr/en/law
SCHOOL OF ECONOMIC SCIENCES 15 February 2021 28 May 2021 (exams: 7/6- 26/6/21) http://www.econ.auth.gr/index.php?lang=en
SCHOOL OF POLITICAL SCIENCES to be announced to be announced http://www.polsci.auth.gr/index.php?lang=en
SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS MEDIA COMMUNICATION 15 February 2021 31 May 2021 (exams: 7/6-30/6/21) http://www.jour.auth.gr/en/
SCHOOL OF PHILOLOGY 15 February 2021 4 June 2021 (exams: 7/6 - 30/6/21) http://www.lit.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF HISTORY AND ARCHEOLOGY 15 February 2021 4 June 2021 (exams: 7/6 - 30/6/21) http://www.hist.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHY AND EDUCATION 15 February 2021 4 June 2021 (exams: 7/6 - 30/6/21)  http://www.edlit.auth.gr/en 
SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY 15 February 2021 4 June 2021 (exams: 7/6- 30/6/21) http://www.psy.auth.gr/en 
SCHOOL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 15 February 2021 4 June 2021 (exams: 7/6- - 30/6/21) http://www.enl.auth.gr/index_en.html
SCHOOL OF FRENCH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 15 February 2021 4 June 2021 (exams: 7/6- - 30/6/21) http://www.frl.auth.gr/index.php/en/school-en
SCHOOL OF GERMAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 15 February 2021 4 June 2021 (exams: 7/6- - 30/6/21) http://www.del.auth.gr/index.php/en/
SCHOOL OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 15 February 2021 4 June 2021 (exams: 7/6- 30/6/21) http://www.itl.auth.gr/1/index.php/en/
SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS 15 February 2021 4 June 2021 (exams: 7/6- 25/6/21) http://www.math.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF PHYSICS 15 February 2021 4 June 2021 http://www.physics.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY 10 February 2021 29 Μay 2021 (exams: 5/6-26/6/21) http://www.chem.auth.gr/index.php?lang=en
SCHOOL OF BIOLOGY to be announced to be announced http://www.bio.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF GEOLOGY 22 February 2021 10 July 2021 (including exams) http://www.geo.auth.gr/index_en.htm
SCHOOL OF INFORMATICS 15 February 2021

4 June 2021 (exams: 7/6-28/6/21)

http://www.csd.auth.gr/en/
SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE 15 February 2021 2 July 2021 (including exams) http://architecture.web.auth.gr/en/home/
SCHOOL OF CIVIL ENGINEERING to be announced to be announced http://www.civil.auth.gr/index.php?lang=en
SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING to be announced to be announced http://ee.auth.gr/english/
SCHOOL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 15 February 2021

 

28 May 2021 (exams:31/5-25/6/21)

http://www.cheng.auth.gr/en/
SCHOOL OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING to be announced to be announced http://www.meng.auth.gr/en.html
SCHOOL OF RURAL AND SURVEYING ENGINEERING 15 February 2021 28 May 2021 (exams: 1/6-25/6/21) http://www.topo.auth.gr/main/index.php/en/home-2
SCHOOL OF SPATIAL PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT  

15 February 2021

 

25 June 2021 (including exams)

http://www.plandevel.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF VISUAL AND APPLIED ARTS 15 February 2021 30 June 2021 (including exams) 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 15 February 2021 30 June 2021 (including exams) http://theatre.thea.auth.gr/theaint.asp
SCHOOL OF FILM STUDIES 15 February 2021 4 June 2021 (exams: 7/6- 25/6/21) http://www.film.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF PRIMARY EDUCATION 8 February 2021 30 May 2021 (exams: 31/5-18/6/21) http://www.eled.auth.gr/indexen.html
SCHOOL OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 8 February 2021

 

30 May 2021 (exams: 31/5-18/6/21)

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 to be announced to be announced http://www.dent.auth.gr/index.php?lang=en
SCHOOL OF PHARMACY 1 March 2021 5 July 2021 (including exams) http://www.pharm.auth.gr/en
SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE 22 February 2021 3 July 2021 (including exams) http://www.vet.auth.gr/en/
SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE 15 February 2021 28 May 2021 (exams: 2/6-26/6/21) http://www.agro.auth.gr/
SCHOOL OF FORESTRY AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENT 8 February 2021 28 May 2021 (exams: 1/6-28/6/21) http://www.for.auth.gr/
SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION THESSALONIKI 15 February 2021 4 June 2021 (exams: 7/6-24/6/21) http://www.phed.auth.gr/index.php/en/
SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION SERRES 22 February 2021 2 July 2021 (including exams) http://www.phed-sr.auth.gr/en/index.phtml

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