Academic calendar

The autumn term starts the first Monday between August 28 and September 3 and lasts 20 weeks. The Spring term starts the Monday after autumn term and lasts 20 weeks.

Each term is divided into two periods each covering 10 weeks (15 credits). Most courses have nothing scheduled around Easter and Christmas, check the course schedule for more information.

SEMESTER 2021/2022

Autumn Semester 2021: August 30 to January 16

  • Period 1                August 30 – October 27
  • Period 2                October 28 – January 16

No scheduled activities on December 27, December 28, December  29, December 30 and all holidays.

Spring Semester 2022: January 17 to June 5

  • Period 3                January 17 – March 20
  • Period 4                March 21 – June 5

No scheduled activities on April 30, May 27 and all holidays.

Reexaminations

A student who has failed an examination has the right to try again (with new questions). There is no limitation of the number of re-examinations you can do. If you have passed an examination, you cannot take it again to improve your grade. You must register for re-examinations at the Ladok before a specific date. You may also do a re-examination at the next regular examination date. If you wish to do this, you must contact the course leader in advance and ask to be registered on the course. 

Reexamination periods for master programmes in biology and applied biology 20/21

  • For courses given Autumn 2020 or earlier:
    • For courses given Period 1: 4–5 January 2021
    • For courses given Period 2: 6, 7,10 April 2021
  • For courses given Spring 2021 or earlier:
    • For courses given Period 3: 7–8 June 2021
    • For courses given Period 4: January 2021
  • For all courses: 17 - 21 August 2021
  • For courses given Autumn 2021 or earlier:
    • For courses given Period 1: 3–4 January 2022 
    • For courses given Period 2: 19, 20, 23 April 2022
  • For courses given Spring 2022 or earlier: 
    • For courses given Period 3: 7–8 June 2022
    • For courses given Period 4: 2-3 January 2023

For all courses: 16 - 20 August 2022

Reexaminations for master programmes in molecular biotechnology and bioinformatics

  • For courses given Autumn 2020 or earlier:
    • For courses given Period 1: 16–23 December 2020
    • For courses given Period 2: June 2021
  • For courses given Spring 2019 or earlier:
    • For courses given Period 3: June 2021
    • For courses given Period 4:  April 1, 6–9 April 2021
  • For all courses: August 2021

For more information about reexamninations, please visit the faculty website for students.

More information about exams, e.g. exam locations, can be found on UU's pages

Last modified: 2021-06-18