Calendar

Academic Calendar 2017-2018

Study process stages Undergraduate High Residence (HR) Undergraduate Low Residence (LR) Graduate (MA)
Autumn semester: October 1 – February 28
Academic Year Opening 2 October 18 September 2 October
Theoretical learning 2 October — 27 January 2 October — 25 January * 2 October — 3 February
Session 29 January — 9 February 18 — 24 September(1st-year)
23 — 24 September(2nd year)
5 — 7 ноября (1st-2nd year)
26 January — 4 February
2 — 7 October
4 — 9 December
5 — 10 February
Thesis defence 10 — 12 January (pre-defense)
7 — 9 February
Reassessment 14 — 15 February 14 — 15 February 14 — 15 February
Vacation 25 December — 7 January,
19 — 28 February
19 — 28 February 19 — 28 February
Spring semester: March 1 – September 30
Theoretical learning 1 March — 16 June,
1 March — 21 April (graduate year)
1 March — 21 June
1 March — 18 April * (graduate year)
1 March — 9 July
Coursework defense 14 — 25 May 22 June — 1 July
Thesis defense 7 — 12 May (pre-defense),
4 — 9 June
7 — 12 May (pre-defense),
4 — 9 June
7 — 12 May (pre-defense),
4 — 9 June
Session 23 — 27 April (graduate year),
18 — 23 June (foreign languages),
25 June — 5 July
19 — 21 April (graduate year),
29 April — 1 May (1st-2nd year),
22 June — 1 July
30 April — 5 May,
2 — 7 July
Diploma graduation ceremony 29 June 29 June 29 June
Reassessment 12 — 13 July 12 — 13 July 12 — 13 July
Vacation 16 July — 30 September 16 July — 30 September 16 July — 30 September

* including virtual orientation, reassessment, preliminary evaluation

Public holidays: : 1 November, 16 February, 2 April, 30 April — 1 May (except МА), 6 July (except МА).

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