Key Dates

Before the start of the academic year:

  • December 5th 2016: Opening of application forms
  • March 30th 2017: Application deadline for all Non-EU student and for EU students applying for a scholarship
  • April 15th 2017: Notification of scholarship selection results

Academic year 2017-2018 Semester 1:

Depending on the starting university selected dates of may differ.

  • Ghent University:
    • The first meeting of the academic year: September 20th 2017
    • Start of the courses: September 25th 2017
    • End of the courses: December 22th 2017 (one or two exams might be scheduled in the week of 22 December)
    • Christmas break: December 25th until January 7th 2018
    • Exams: January 8th 2018 - January 20th 2018
    • Course schedule
  • Oviedo University:
    • Welcoming event: September 1st 2017 - 12.00
    • Start of the courses: September 4th 2017
    • End of the courses including exams: December 22th 2017
    • Course schedule
  • University of the Algarve:
    • Orientation week: September 4th-8th 2017
    • Start of the courses: September 11th 2017
    • End of the courses including exams: December 22th 2017
    • Course schedule
  • University de Bretagne Occidentale: 
    • The first meeting of the academic year: September 4th 2017.
    • Start of the courses: September 11th 2017
    • End of the courses including exams: December 22th 2017
    • Course schedule 

Academic year 2017-2018 Semester 2:

  • Ghent University
    • Start of the classes: Monday February 5th 2018.
    • End of the classes: March 31th 2018
  • UPMC - All courses are given in Banyuls sur Mer
    • Start of the classes: Monday 12 February 2018
    • Arrival before the classes: possibility to arrive on the 10th at the Marine Station, but upon request, otherwise arrival from the 11th of February.
    • End of the classes: 14 April 2018
    • Remarks: Rooms will be reserved in advance in the hosting facilities in Banyuls sur Mer.
  • Oviedo University:
    • Start of the classes: Monday February 5th.
    • Arrival before the classes: One week before the classes: registering and doing paperwork.
    • End of the classes: Wednesday March 21st
    • Resits for first semester courses: June.
    • Resits for second semester courses: July.
  • University of the Algarve
    • Start of the classes: Monday February 5th 2018.
    • End of the classes: xxxx
    • Remark: If the students take the tests during the semester, they will not have to come back for the exams (June 4 to July 7).