The academic year - dates and times

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Academic Year

An acadmic year at Chalmers is divided into two semesters, where each semester consists of two study periods. A study period consists of seven to nine study weeks and ends with an examination period. A number of self study days can also be part of a study period. There are also five re-sit examination periods distributed over the academic year.

Autumn term:
Monday August 28, 2017 - Sunday January 14, 2018

Spring term:
Monday January 15, 2018 - Sunday June 3, 2018

The Student Union's career contact days (CHARM, arbetsmarknadsdagar) at the Johanneberg campus.
All lectures and classes that are scheduled for Master and incoming exchange students on Tuesday February 6, 2018 in the afternoon from 1 pm to 4 pm should be changed to another time. All lectures and classes after 10 am on Wednesday February 7, 2018 are to be cancelled for these students.

Student Union day
Thursday February 15, 2018. All lectures and classes are to be cancelled from 12 am for all students.

Days that according to Chalmers wage agreement are equivalent to holidays shall not be scheduled. Self-study days that occur on other days than the before mentioned days shall if possible not have any scheduled activities. Mandatory activities shallnot be scheduled on a self-study day.


From To
Sign-up re-sit examination days August Wed 2017-06-07 Thu 2017-07-27
Re-sit examination days August Mon 2017-08-14 Sat 2017-08-26

Aut 2017 From To
Registration Autumn Term Mon 2017-08-14 Mon 2017-09-04
Sign-up re-sit examination days October Thu 2017-08-24 Thu 2017-09-21
Study period 1 Mon 2017-08-28 Sat 2017-10-28
Examination sign-up study period 1 Thu 2017-09-07 Thu 2017-10-05
Course selection for study period 2, the autumn 2017 Tue 2017-09-12 Tue 2017-10-03
Re-sit examination days October/self-study Fri 2017-10-06 Sat 2017-10-07
Examination days 1 Sat 2017-10-21 Sat 2017-10-28
Study period 2 Mon 2017-10-30 Sat 2018-01-13
Sign-up re-sit examination days Christmas, New Year Mon 2017-11-06 Mon 2017-12-04
Course selection for the spring 2018 Tue 2017-11-14 Tue 2017-12-05
Examination sign-up study period 2 Wed 2017-11-22 Wed 2017-12-20
Self-study Mon 2017-12-18 Mon 2017-12-18
Re-sit examination days Christmas, New Year/Self-study Tue 2017-12-19 Thu 2017-12-21
Self-study Fri 2017-12-22 Fri 2018-01-05
Examination days 2 Mon 2018-01-08 Sat 2018-01-13
Registration Spring Term Mon 2018-01-08 Sun 2018-01-14

Spr 2018 From To
Registration Spring Term, cont Mon 2018-01-15 Mon 2018-01-22
Study period 3 Mon 2018-01-15 Sat 2018-03-17
Examination sign-up study period 3 Wed 2018-01-24 Wed 2018-02-21
CHARM (Career contact days) Tue 2018-02-06 Wed 2018-02-07
Student Union day Thu 2018-02-15 Thu 2018-02-15
Sign-up re-sit examination days Easter Wed 2018-02-21 Wed 2018-03-21
Examination days 3 Sat 2018-03-10 Sat 2018-03-17
Study period 4 (part a) Mon 2018-03-19 Fri 2018-04-06
Self-study Thu 2018-03-29 Fri 2018-04-06
Re-sit examination days Easter/Self-study Wed 2018-04-04 Fri 2018-04-06
Examination sign-up study period 4 Wed 2018-04-04 Wed 2018-05-09
Study period 4 (part b) Mon 2018-04-09 Fri 2018-05-25
Course selection for the autumn 2018 Tue 2018-04-10 Wed 2018-05-02
Sign-up re-sit examination days June Thu 2018-04-19 Thu 2018-05-17
Self-study Mon 2018-04-30 Mon 2018-04-30
Self-study Fri 2018-05-11 Fri 2018-05-11
Examination days 4 Sat 2018-05-26 Sat 2018-06-02
Re-sit examination days June Tue 2018-06-05 Fri 2018-06-08


Published: Fri 01 Apr 2011. Modified: Wed 10 May 2017