Academic Year

The academic year is divided in two semesters:

  • The first semester starts Mid-September and finishes at the end of January. 
    Classes start Mid-September and run until Mid-December.
    Assessment period: January
  • The second semester starts in the beginning of February and finishes on the end of June. 
    Classes start  in the beginning of February and run until the end of May.
    Assessment period: May and June

At the end of both semesters there are special examination periods for re-sitting.
Holidays: Christmas and Easter - around two weeks; Carnival - four days.

Please find below the detailed Academic Calendars:

Undergraduate and advanced courses - Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Master courses - Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Note: Due to the high number of exchange students received every semester at IscteBusiness School, the requests for the extensions of period of stay (beyond the period of nomination by the home university) will not be accepted.


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