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

Academic year 2020-2021

Second Semester (May-June)

Holidays

  • 1 May 2021
    UAntwerp closed (Labour Day)

  • 13-15 May 2021
    UAntwerp closed (Ascension Day)

  • 22-24 May 2021
    UAntwerp closed (Whit Monday)

Exams 

  • 25 May 2021
    Start of second semester exam period

  • 26 June 2021
    End of second semester exam period

  • 2 July 2021
    End of second semester exam period
    Deliberation and announcement exam results

Summertime and second exam period

Holidays

  • 21 July 2021
    UAntwerp closed (Belgian National Day)

Second exam period

  • 14 July 2021
    Registration deadline for second exam period in SisA (with participation guarantee)

  • 15 July 2021
    SisA deadline to register for second exam period standard facilities 

  • 1 August 2021
    Deadline for publication of second exam period detailed schedule

  • 21 August 2021
    Registration deadline for second exam period in SisA (without participation guarantee)

  • 23 August 2021
    Start of second exam period

  • 11 September 2021
    End of second exam period
    Deliberation and announcement exam results

  • 18 September 2021
    Deadline for publication of second semester exam results

  • 20-24 September 2021
    ! WEEK WITHOUT LESSONS OR EXAMS

Academic year 2021-2022

Enrolment and bridging activities (July-September)

Holidays

  • 21 July 2021
    UAntwerp closed (Belgium’s National Day)

Enrolment period

​Antwerp Summer University 

Combine study and pleasure 

  • 28 June - 9 July 2021
  • 16 August - 10 September 2021

Start of academic year (September)

Holidays

  • 20-24 September 2021
    ! WEEK WITHOUT CLASSES OR EXAMS 


Welcome activities

Start of academic year  

First Semester (October-February)

October 

  • 8 October 2021
    End of application period for special facilities 

  • 10 October 2021
     
    10 Miles and UAntwerp mile 

  • 15 October 2021 
    End of application period for special facilities 

Holidays

  • 30 October - 2 November 2021
    UAntwerp closed (All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day) 

  • 11-13 November 2021
    UAntwerp closed (Armistice) 

November​

December 

January

February

  • 5 February 2022
    End of first semester exam period

  • 7-11 February 2022
    SEMESTER BREAK

Second Semester (February-April)

February 

  • 14 February 2022
    Start classes second semester

  • 18 February 2022
    Deadline for publication of first semester results

  • 23 February 2022
    Talent Forum for students and alumni: no afternoon classes for Master Programmes 

  • 28 February - 4 March 2022
    Open days

March ​

April 

  • 16-18 April 2022
    UAntwerp closed (Easter holidays)

  • 2-18 April 2022
    EASTER BREAK for students

  • 20 April 2022
    Fiesta Mundial (ASK-Stuwer) (no afternoon classes at Campus Drie Eiken, Campus Groenenborger and Campus Middelheim) 

Second Semester (May-June)

Holidays

  • 30 April - 1 May 2022
    UAntwerp closed (Labour Day)

  • 26-28 May 2022
    UAntwerp closed (Ascension Day)

  • 4-6 June 2022
    UAntwerp closed (Whit Monday)

  • 9 July 2022
    UAntwerp closed 

Exams 

  • 30 May 2022
    Start of second semester exam period

  • 4-8 July 2022
    Deliberation and announcement exam results


Summertime and second exam period

Holidays

  • 9-11 July 2022
    UAntwerp closed (Flemish Community Day)

  • 21-23 July 2022
    UAntwerp closed (Belgian National Day)

  • 15 August 2022
    UAntwerp closed (Assumption Day) 

Second exam period

  • 14 July 2022
    Registration deadline for second exam period in SisA (with participation guarantee)

  • 15 July 2022
    SisA deadline to register for second exam period standard facilities 

  • 1 August 2022
    Deadline for publication of second exam period detailed schedule

  • 20 August 2022
    Registration deadline for second exam period in SisA (without participation guarantee)

  • 22 August 2022
    Start of second exam period

  • 10 September 2022
    End of second exam period

  • 12-16 September 2022
    Deliberation and announcement exam results
  • 17 September 2022
    Deadline for publication of second semester exam results

  • 19-23 September 2022
    ! WEEK WITHOUT LESSONS OR EXAMS