Academic year 2019/2020
  
 

winter semester

01.10.2019-16.02.2020

classes

01.10.-22.12.2019

inauguration

10.10.2019

winter holidays

23.12.2019-08.01.2020

classes

09.01.-03.02.2020

exam session

04.02.-16.02.2020



summer semester

17.02.2020-30.09.2020

classes

17.02.-08.04.2020

make up exam session

17.02.-01.03.2020

spring holidays

09.04.-14.04.2020

classes

15.04.-16.06.2020

days free from classes

17.04.2020

20.04.2020

21.04.2020

 exam session

15.06.-28.06.2020

summer holidays:

29.06.-30.09.2020

make up exam session

06.07.-19.07.2020


 
The academic year at the University of Bialystok is divided in two semesters (winter and summer). The first one begins in the first days of October (with a two–we­ek break for Christmas and New Year), the second semester starts in February and lasts until the end of June (with a week break for Easter holidays).
 
Each semester ends with a two-week exam session. The winter semester make up exam session is scheduled in mid February and the summer semester make up session is moved to the two weeks of July.
 
Summer holidays: July, August and September
Winter holidays: one week in February
Public and Church holidays include the following:
New Year: January 1
Easter Holiday: March/April (depending on the calendar)
Labour Day: May 1
Constitution Day: May 3
Corpus Christi: Thursday in June (depending on the calendar)
Ascension of the Holy Mary: August 15
All Saints Day: November 1
Independence Day: November 11
Christmas Holidays: December 24-26