Academic Calendar & Timetable

1. Academic calendar

The academic year is from 1 September till 31 May (in case of Diploma Courses) and till the end of June (in case of MA & BA Courses).

2 - 6 November  ---  Mid-term Evaluation Week
16 December  ---  Kodály 138

Vacations are as follows:

  • Autumn Holiday: usually one week around 1 November - no autumn holiday in the 2020-2021 academic year
  • Christmas Holiday: mid-December through the beginning of January - from 19 Dec to 8 Jan in the 2020-2021 academic year 
  • Easter Holiday: usually one week around Easter Sunday and Monday - to be announced later


2. National holidays in Hungary

New Year's Day1 January
Anniversary of 1848 Uprising Against Austrian Rule15 March
Good Fridaydate varies
Easter Mondaydate varies
Labour Day1 May
Pentecost Sunday & Mondaydate varies
National Day/St. Stephen's Day20 August
Republic Day - Commemoration Day of the Revolution in 195623 October
All Saints' Day1 November
Christmas Eve ("Holy Night")24 December*
Christmas Day and Second Day of Christmas25-26 December

* 24 December is bank holiday. Compensated by a Saturday earlier in December. Shops will be open on 24 Dec, however many of them will close early.

On national holidays there is no teaching at the Institute.