Academic Calendar

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Academic Calendar 2017/2018

Please note: the calendar is also attached in pdf. format at the bottom of this page.

August 1, Tuesday

Academic Year begins

August 20, Sunday

Hungarian National Holiday, CEU is officially closed

August 24/25, Thu/Fri

Students of the Roma Graduate Preparation Program (RGPP) arrive

August 26/27, Sat/Sun

1st year MA students in the Department of Economics and Business arrive for pre-session

August 28, Monday

Pre-session begins for:

  • 1st year MA students in the Department of Economics and Business (until September 15, Friday)
  • Roma Graduate Preparation Program students (until September 8, Friday)

August 31, Thursday

End of AY 2016-17 for Mundus MAPP students (2015-17 cohort) of the School of Public Policy

September 1, Friday

Fall Term begins for returning Executive MBA students

September 2/3, Sat/Sun

  • 1st year students from the following departments and schools arrive for pre-session:
    • Cognitive Science
    • Legal Studies students arrive for orientation
    • Environmental Sciences and Policy
    • Gender Studies
    • History
    • International Relations
    • Mathematics and Its Applications
    • Medieval Studies
    • Nationalism Studies
    • Network Science
    • Philosophy
    • Political Science
    • Sociology and Social Anthropology
    • School of Public Policy
  • Legal Studies students arrive for orientation

September 4, Monday

  • Pre-sessions begin (until September 8, Friday) for:
    • Cognitive Science
    • Visiting and Exchange Students Welcome Event
    • Environmental Sciences and Policy
    • Gender Studies
    • History
    • International Relations
    • Mathematics and Its Applications
    • Medieval Studies
    • Nationalism Studies
    • Network Science
    • Philosophy
    • Political Science
    • Sociology and Social Anthropology
    • School of Public Policy
  • Visiting and Exchange Students Welcome Event

September 4/5, Mon/Tue

Orientation for Legal Studies students

September 6, Wednesday

Fall term for Legal Studies students begins

September 8, Friday

  • Pre-session ends (except the Department of Economics and Business)
  • Welcome afternoon for all students

September 9/10, Sat/Sun

  • 2nd year master’s students arrive for Zero Week
  • PhD students in the Department of Economics and Business arrive

September 11, Monday

  • Zero Week begins (until September 15, Friday)
  • Registration for Fall Term begins (until October 1, Sunday)
  • Fall Term for Roma Graduate Preparation Program students begins (until December 8, Friday)

September 11-22

Student Union elections in departments and schools

September 13/14, Wed/Thu

MS students in the Department of Economics and Business arrive

September 15, Friday

  • 15:00 Opening ceremony
  • Zero Week ends
  • Pre-session ends for MA students in the Department of Economics and Business
  • Orientation day for all MS students in the Department of Economics and Business

September 18, Monday

  • Fall Term begins (until December 8, Friday, except some departments)
  • EXTRAORDINARY ACADEMIC FORUM

September 28, Thursday

First Student Union Assembly meeting

October 1, Sunday

Registration for Fall Term ends

October 3, Tuesday

Extraordinary SENATE meeting

October 6, Friday

  • MA Travel Grant application deadline
  • PhD Research and Travel Grants application deadline

October 16-22

Mid-term week for Roma Graduate Preparation Program students

October 23, Monday

Hungarian National Holiday, CEU is officially closed

October 24, Tuesday

Legal Studies mid-term exam period starts (until October 28, Saturday)

October 28/29, Sat/Sun

Board of Trustees Meeting in London

October 31, Tuesday

  • Erasmus+ Faculty Mobility - second round deadline for AY 2017-18
  • Erasmus+ Staff Mobility - second round deadline for AY 2017-18
  • Incoming Erasmus students application deadline for Winter and Spring Terms 2017-18

November 1, Wednesday

All Saints’ Day, CEU is officially closed

November 2, Thursday

Provost open-house meeting with CEU masters and non-degree students

November 3, Friday

Provost open-house meeting with CEU doctoral students

November 6, Monday

Departments and schools to submit schedule and cross-listed courses for Winter Term to the Students Record Office

November 9, Thursday

ACADEMIC FORUM

November 15, Wednesday

Teaching Development Grant application deadline for AY 2017-18

November 17, Friday

Open House 2017

November 30, Thursday

  • Internship requirement for the one-year MAPP students of the School of Public Policy to be completed for AY 2016-17
  • End of AY 2016-17 for one-year MAPP students of the School of Public Policy

December 1, Friday

  • SENATE
  • Fall Term teaching classes in Roma Graduate Preparation Program end

December 4, Monday

Registration for Winter Term begins (until January 14, Sunday)

December 4-8

MA and Scholarship Applications Guidance week for Roma Graduate Preparation Program students

December 5, Tuesday

TOWN HALL meeting

December 8, Friday

Fall Term ends (except for students in the departments of Economics and Business, Legal Studies and Environmental Sciences and Policy)

December 10, Sunday

Exam period for the Environmental Sciences and Policy students (MESPOM and 1-year MS program) begins (until December 15, Friday)

December 11, Monday

Exam period begins for students in the departments of Economics and Business and Legal Studies

December 11-15

Fall term exam week for students of the School of Public Policy (1-year MAPP, MPA, Mundus MAPP)

December 15, Friday

  • Fall Term ends at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy (MESPOM and 1-year MS program)
  • SENATE FALL-BACK DATE

December 16, Saturday

Fall Term ends at the Department of Legal Studies

December 17, Sunday

Fall Term ends for students in the Department of Economics and Business

December 18-22

Offices with skeleton team, Library and Labs on weekend schedule

December 24, Sunday

Christmas Eve, CEU is officially closed

December 25, Monday

Christmas Day, CEU is officially closed

December 26, Tuesday

Christmas Day, CEU is officially closed

December 27-30

Offices with skeleton team, Library and Labs on weekend schedule

December 31, Sunday

New Year’s Eve, CEU is officially closed

January 1, Monday

New Year’s Day, CEU is officially closed

January 5, Friday

Winter Term begins for Executive MBA Students (until April 15, Sunday)

January 8, Monday

Winter Term begins (until March 30, Friday) Visiting and Exchange Students Welcome Event

January 12, Friday

  • MA Travel Grant application deadline
  • PhD Research and Travel Grants application deadline
  • Undergraduate Summer Conferences application deadline for teaching units

January 14, Sunday

Registration for Winter Term ends

January 15, Monday

Deadline for submission of Fall Term grades

January 31, Wednesday

  • Erasmus+ Faculty Mobility – third round deadline for AY 2017-18
  • Erasmus+ Staff Mobility – third round deadline for AY 2017-18

February 15, Thursday

Provost open-house meeting with CEU masters and non-degree students

February 16, Friday

Provost open-house meeting with CEU doctoral students

February 22 Thursday

ACADEMIC FORUM

February 28, Wednesday

Erasmus+ Study Mobility – application deadline for AY 2018-19

March 5, Monday

  • Departments and schools to submit schedule and cross-listed courses for Spring Term to the Student Records Office
  • Legal Studies Winter Term exam period begins (until March 9, Friday)

March 9, Friday

  • MA Travel Grant application deadline
  • PhD Research and Travel Grants application deadline

March 10, Saturday

Research period at the Department of Legal Studies begins (until April 2, Monday)

March 15, Thursday

Hungarian National Holiday, CEU is officially closed

March 16, Friday

Special day off, CEU is officially closed

March 17/18, Sat/Sun

Board of Trustees Meeting in New York

March 19, Monday

Registration for Spring Terms begins (until April 8, Sunday)

March 29, Thursday

Winter Term ends (except for theDepartment of Economics and Business)

March 30, Friday

  • Good Friday, CEU is officially closed
  • Research period at the Department of Legal Studies ends

April 1, Sunday

Easter Sunday, CEU is officially closed

April 2, Monday

Easter Monday, CEU is officially closed

April 2-6

Winter Term Exam Week for students of the School of Public Policy(1-year MAPP, MPA, Mundus MAPP)

April 2-22

Medieval Studies and Cultural Heritage Studies research break

April 3, Tuesday

  • Spring Term begins (until June 15, Friday)
  • Exam period for Environmental Sciences and Policy students (MESPOM and 1-year MS program) begins (until April 8, Sunday)
  • Exam period begins for students in the Department of Economics and Business

April 6, Friday

SENATE MEETING

April 8, Sunday

Registration for Spring Term ends

April 9, Monday

  • Spring Term begins for MESPOM students
  • Spring Term begins for students of the School of Public Policy
  • Spring Term begins for students of the Roma Graduate Preparation Programs (until June 15, Friday)
  • Environmental Sciences and Policy MS Thesis Module begins

April 10, Tuesday

TOWN HALL meeting

April 15, Sunday

  • Winter term ends for students in the Department of Economics and Business
  • Executive MBA 2018 I program ends

April 16, Monday

Spring Term begins for students in the Department of Economics and Business

April 27, Friday

  • Spring Term for 1-year MAPP and for Mundus MAPP students of the School of Public Policy ends
  • SENATE FALL-BACK DATE

April 30, Monday

  • Erasmus+ Internship Mobility – application deadline for AY 2018-19
  • Special day off, CEU is officially closed

May 1, Tuesday

Labor day, CEU is officially closed

May 2, Wednesday

Teaching Development Grant application deadline for AY 2018-19

May 3, Thursday

ACADEMIC FORUM

May 4, Friday

  • Departments and schools to submit the list of their own courses for the AY 2018-19 to the Student Records Office
  • Departments and schools to start negotiations on cross listing agreements (until May 18, Friday)

May 7, Monday

  • Deadline for submission of the Winter Term grades
  • Mid-term exams at the Department of Legal Studies begin (until May 11, Friday)

May 18, Friday

  • Departments and schools to submit the final list of courses including cross-listed courses for the AY 2018-19 to the Student Records Office
  • Departments and schools to start scheduling courses for Fall Term 2018-19

May 21-26

Field Trip for Medieval Studies and Cultural Heritage Studies students

May 20, Sunday

Pentecost Sunday, CEU is officially closed

May 21, Monday

Pentecost Monday, CEU is officially closed

May 25, Friday

SENATE MEETING

May 28, Monday

Intensive Spring Term for Medieval Studies and Cultural Heritage Studies students begins (until June 8, Friday)

May 31, Thursday

Incoming Erasmus students application deadline for Fall Term 2018-19

June 1, Friday

Deadline for submission of the Spring Term grades of graduating students

June 4, Monday

Exam period for students in the Department of Economics and Business begins

June 7, Thursday

Deadline for submission of the Spring Term grades of non-graduating students

June 8, Friday

  • PhD Research and Travel Grants application deadline
  • MA Travel Grant application deadline
  • SENATE FALL-BACK DATE

June 11, Monday

Spring Term Exam period at Legal Studies Department begins

June 13, Wednesday

Departments and schools to post final schedules, including cross-listed courses for Fall Term 2018-19, and to update the course information on departments’ and schools’ websites

June 15, Friday

Spring Term ends (Except forExecutive MBA 2018 II program )

June 18-21

End-of-year presentations for students of the Roma Graduate Preparation Programs

June 22, Friday

COMMENCEMENT

June 23/24,Sat/Sun

Board of Trustees Meeting in Budapest

June 29, Friday

  • MESPOM 1st year ends
  • Erasmus+ Faculty Mobility - first round deadline for AY 2018-19
  • Erasmus+ Staff Mobility - first round deadline for AY 2018-19

July 2, Monday

Summer University begins

July 13, Friday

Final deadline for all course grades for AY 2017-18

July 29, Sunday

Executive MBA 2018 II program ends

July 27, Friday

Summer University ends

July 31, Tuesday

  • Academic Year ends
  • Environmental Sciences and Policy MS Thesis Module ends

August 31, Friday

  • End of AY 2017-18 for MS in Finance students
  • End of AY 2017-18 for MAPP students (2016-18 cohort) of the School of Public Policy

November 30, Friday

  • Internship requirement for 1-year MA in Public Policy students of the School of Public Policy to be completed for the AY 2017-18
  • End of AY 2017-18 for the 1-year MA in Public Policy students of the School of Public Policy

The most important dates for the AY 2018-19

  • September 14, Friday. Opening ceremony
  • September 17, Monday. Fall Term begins
  • October 27/28, Sat/Sun. Board of Trustees in Budapest (TBC)
  • December 7, Friday. Fall Term ends
  • January 7, Monday. Winter Term begins
  • March 16/17, Sat/Sun. Board of Trustees in NY (TBC)
  • March 29, Friday. Winter Term ends
  • April 1, Monday. Spring Term begins
  • June 21, Friday. COMMENCEMENT
  • June 22-23, Sat/Sun. Board of Trustees in Budapest (TBC)