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Academic calendar

- for exchange students and Master's students

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. For the programmes at the School of Architecture and the School of Industrial Design, the semester is not divided into study periods. Please note that a course might run over two study periods.


Academic year 2023/2024

Arrival day for international students

  • Exchange students: August 15
  • Master's students: August 15

Autumn semester 2023

August 28, 2023 - January 14, 2024 

Study period 1August 28 - October 18

Exam period

October 23 - 28

Study period 2

October 30 - December 19

Christmas breakDecember 20 - 29

Exam period

January 2-5; 8-13 

Spring semester 2024

January 15 - June 2

Study period 3

January 15 -  March 6

Exam period

March 11 - 16

Study period 4, part 1 

March 18 - 28

Re-exam periodApril 2 - 12

Study period 4, part 2

April 15 april - May 24

Exam period

May 27 - June 1

Re-exam period

August 19-31 (Note: revised dates)

Are you following courses at another Faculty?

They might not follow LTHs academic year.

Student in Swedish programmes?

This page is for international students and Master's students, see the Swedish student web for more information on your studies. 

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