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Academic calendar

The academic calendar at Umeå University is divided into two semesters, each lasting 20 weeks. The autumn semester typically begins during the beginning of September and ends in the middle of January. The spring semester begins in the middle of January and ends during the early part of June.

Semester Dates

Spring semester 2022

17 January 2022–5 June 2022
Divided into four 7.5 ECTS courses with a normal study rate*

17 January 2022 – 17 February 2022
18 February 2022 – 23 March 2022
24 March 2022 – 1 May 2022
2 May 2022 – 5 June 2022

* The duration of a course can vary under certain circumstances.

Autumn semester 2022

29 August 2022 – 15 January 2023
Divided into four 7.5 ECTS courses with a normal study rate*

29 August 2022 – 28 September 2022
29 September 2022 - 31 October 2022
1 November 2022 - 1 December 2022
2 December 2022 - 15 January 2023

* The duration of a course can vary under certain circumstances.

Spring semester 2023

16 January 2023 – 4 June 2023
Divided into four 7.5 ECTS courses with a normal study rate*

16 January 2023 - 15 February 2023
16 February 2023 - 21 March 2023
22 March 2023 - 27 April 2023
28 April 2023 - 4 June 2023

* The duration of a course can vary under certain circumstances.

 

Orientation

An Orientation for new international students is typically held the week prior to the first day of classes during the Autumn semester and on the first day of the Spring semester. For more information, please visit the Orientation website:

Orientation