Academic Calendar & Exams

Academic year starts at the beginning October and runs until the end of May, with winter semester ending in January and summer semester starting in February. Exam periods usually take place in:

  • January
  • April
  • June/July
  • August/September
  • October

Exams can be written, oral or both. Please refer to the course catalogue for each course.

During one academic year at the Academy of Applied Studies students can earn 60 ECTS (180 in total for undergraduate programmes), i.e. 30 ECTS per semester. Master studies last for two years, bringing additional 120 credits. Exam grades are 10 (the best), 9, 8, 7, 6, and 5 (fail).