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For both undergraduate and postgraduate studies the academic year at the NKUA begins on the1st of September, ends on the 31st of August. Each semester comprises at least thirteen (13) weeks of courses. Semester exams take place in January-February (for all courses of the fall semester) and June-July (for all courses of the spring semester). A third exam period (resit) is offered in September for the students that have failed on the previous exams periods of the academic year.


2023-2024 Academic Calendar Schedule

The academic year 2023-24 is divided into:

  • the fall semester (from October to mid January)
  • the fall semester exam period (from mid January to mid February)
  • the spring semester (from February to May)
  • the spring semester exam period (from mid June to early July) and
  • the re-sit examination period (September)

During the summer period of July only special undergratuate or intensive postgraduate programs run. For the rest of the students it’s a vacation period. During the summer period of August the Department is closed.


Fall semester period

Fall semester courses: Monday 2/10/2023  - Friday 12/1/2024

Fall exams: Monday 22/01/2024  - Friday 16/02/2024

Spring semester period

Spring semester courses : Monday 19/02/2024 - Friday 31/05/2024

Spring exams: Monday10/06/2024  έως και Friday 05/07/2024

Re-sit examination period:  Monday 02/09/2024 - Friday 27/09/2024


Official Holidays 2023-2024

  • October 28th,  2023  (National Holiday)                                                
  • November 17th 2023 (Holiday for Educational Institutions)                                             
  • December 25th, 2023-  January 5th, 2024  (Christmas holidays)                                       
  • February 21st, 2024 (Educational holiday, no courses or exams are held)                                          
  • March 18th, 2024 (Shrove Monday, moveable Holiday)                                               
  • March 25th,  2024  (National Holiday)                                                 
  • April  29th - May 10st, 2024  (Easter Holidays)                            
  • May 1st   2024  (Labor Day)
  • June  24th, 2024  (Holy Spirit Day-moveable Holiday)