Academic calendar

The academic year at LTH is divided into two semesters of approximately 20 weeks each. For most educational programmes, each semester is divided into two study periods. Please note that a course might run over two study periods.

Architecture and Industrial design

For students at the School of Architecture and the School of Industrial Design, the semester is not divided into study periods.

Current academic year 2020-2021

Autumn semester 2020

Total time span of the semester: AUGUST 31 - JANUARY 17

August 31 - October 20

Exams: October 23-30

November 2 - December 18

Christmas holidays: December 19 - January 1

Exams: January 4-5, January 8-16 (public holiday on 6 January—Three Kings Day)

Spring semester 2021

Total time span of the semester: JANUARY 18 - JUNE 6

January 18 - March 10

Exams: March 15-20

Part 1: March 22-31 (Easter holiday April 2-5)

Part 2: April 19 - May 28 (public holiday on May 13 - Ascension Day, and on 1 May - Labour Day)

Re exams: April 6-17 

Exams: May 31 - June 5 (public holiday on June 6 - National Day of Sweden)

Coming academic year 2021/2022

Autumn semester 2021

Total time span of the semester: AUGUST 30 - JANUARY 15

August 30 - October 20

Exams: October 25-30

November 1 - December 17

Exams: January 3- 7 and 8-15, 2022

Spring semester 2022

Total time span of the semester: JANUARY 17 - JUNE 4

January 17 - March 9

Exams: March 14-19

Part 1: March 21 - April 13

Part 2: May 2-25

Exams: May 30 - June 4

Re-exams: April 19-29 and August 15-27

Are you following courses at another Faculty?

They might not follow LTHs academic year.

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