Academic year 2023-2024

The academic year is divided into two semesters: September–January and February–June. Check the academic calendar featuring an overview of activities, public holidays, exam periods, graduation ceremonies and breaks. 

Enrolment and bridging activities (July-September 2023)

July - ​Enrolment period

  • 3 July 2023
    Start of enrolment period

  • 8-11 July 2023
    UAntwerp closed (Day of the Flemish Community)

  • 21-22 July 2023
    UAntwerp closed (Belgium’s National Day)

August​

First semester (September 2023 - February 2024)

September - Starting at UAntwerp  

  • 25 September 2023
    Start of academic year (on-site enrolment not possible)
    Students On Stage Unifac and Opening day ASK-Stuwer
    No classes

  • 26 September 2023
    Start classes first semester

  • 28 September 2023
    Opening ceremony academic year and StuDay (on-site enrolment not possible)​
    No classes​

October 

  • 6 October 2023
    End of enrolment period

  • 13 October 2023
    End of application period for special facilities during the first semester

November​​

  • 1-4 November 2023
    UAntwerp closed (All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day)

  • 8 November 2023
    Bloedserieus: donate blood at the Stadscampus

  • 11 November 2023
    UAntwerp closed (Armistice)

  • 15 November 2023
    SisA deadline to register for special facilities during the first semester

December 

January

February

  • 3 February 2024
    End of first semester exam period

  • 5-9 February 2024
    SEMESTER BREAK

  • 5-16 februari 2024
    Antwerp Winter University

  • 16 February 2024
    Deadline publication of first semester exam results

Second semester (February-July 2024)

February ​

  • 12 February 2024
    Start classes second semester

  • 23 February 2024
    UAntwerp Gala

  • 28 February 2024
    Career Week Live: job event for students and alumni: no afternoon classes for Master Programmes

March ​

  • 1 March 2024
    End of application period for special facilities during the second semester

  • 4-8 March 2024
    Calamartes: cultural festival

  • 12 March 2024
    Bloedserieus: donate blood at the Stadscampus

  • 14 March 2024
    Bloedserieus: donate blood at Campus Drie Eiken

  • 15 March 2024
    SisA deadline to register for special facilities during the second semester

  • 25-30 March 2024
    Praesidium week

  • 28 March 2024
    Honorary degrees (all classes will take place)​

  • 28 March 2024
    Go-Kartrace (ASK-Stuwer): no classes in the afternoon

  • 29 March 2024
    Deadline publication of second semester exam schedules

  • 30 March 2024
    UAntwerp closed

  • 30 March - 14 April 2024
    EASTER BREAK for students

April

  • 1 April 2024
    UAntwerp closed (Easter monday)

May

  • 1 May 2024
    UAntwerp closed (Labour Day)

  • 9-11 May 2024
    UAntwerp closed (Ascension Day)

  • 18-20 May 2024
    UAntwerp closed (Whit Monday)

  • 27 May 2024
    Start of second semester exam period

  • 31 May 2024
    Deadline admission application of EEA nationalities

June

July

Summertime and second exam period (2024)

July

  • 11-13 July 2024
    UAntwerp closed (Flemish Community Day)

  • 15 July 2024
    Registration deadline for second exam period in SisA (with participation guarantee)
    SisA deadline to register for special facilities during the second exam period

  • 20 July 2024
    UAntwerp closed (Belgian National Day)

August

  • 1 August 2024
    Deadline publication of detailed schedule second exam period

  • 15 August 2024
    UAntwerp closed (Assumption Day)

  • 17 August 2024
    Registration deadline for second exam period in SisA (without participation guarantee)

  • 19 August – 6 September 2024
    ​​Antwerp Summer University
  • 19 August 2024
    Start of second exam period

September​

  • 7 September 2024
    End of second exam period

  • 9-13 September 2024
    Deliberation and announcement exam results
  • 14 September 2024
    Deadline publication of second semester exam results

  • 16-20 September 2024
    Week without lessons or exams