Academic calendar

In Aalto University the academic year is divided in to five teaching periods. Each period is 7 weeks long. The autumn term comprises of two and spring term of three periods. The teaching associated with courses is provided during the teaching periods. The last week of each teaching period also serves as an evaluation week, in addition to which there are two evaluation periods outside the teaching periods. The teaching periods and evaluation periods are:

Autumn term 2017

Period

Dates

Weeks

Summer teaching period

Tue 1.8. – Thu 31.8.2017

31 – 35

1. evaluation period and
orientation for new students

Mon 4.9. – Fri 8.9.2017

36

I teaching period

I evaluation & examination week

Mon 11.9. – Fri 27.10.2017

Mon 23.10. – Fri 27.10.2017

37 – 43

43

II teaching period

II evaluation & examination week

Mon 30.10. – Fri 15.12.2017

Mon 11.12. – Fri 15.12.2017

44 – 50

50

2. evaluation period

Mon 18.12. –Fri 22.12.2017

51

Spring term 2018

Period

Dates

Weeks

III period

III evaluation & examination week

Mon 2.1. –Fri 16.2.2018

Mon 12.2. – Fri 16.2.2018

1 – 7

7

IV period

IV evaluation & examination week

Mon 19.2. – Fri 6.4.2018

Tue 3.4. – Fri 6.4.2018

8 – 14

14

V period

V evaluation & examination week

Mon 9.4. – Fri 25.5.2018

Mon 21.5. – Fri 25.5.2018

15 – 21

21

Summer teaching period

Mon 28.5. – Tue 31.7.2018

22 - 31