Academic Calendar

Spring 2019
January 31, 2019, Thursday Welcoming Orientation for Erasmus+ Students
February 4 - 15, 2019 Online Registration System Opens, First Day of the Academic Year
March 22, 2019, Friday Last Day to withdraw from the Spring Term
March 25 - 31, 2019 Midterm Exam Week for the Spring Term
May 17, 2019, Friday Last Day of Classes
May 20 - June 02, 2019 Final Exam Week for the Spring Term
June 17 - 23, 2019 Makeup Exam Week for the Spring Term
June 26, 2019, Wednesday Last Day of the Academic Year

Welcoming Orientation for Erasmus+

For the complete academic calendar click here

The academic year consist of two semesters. The autumn semester typically runs from the middle of September to the beginning of February and the spring semester from mid-February to the beginning of July. Each semester ends with an exam session. There is usually a teaching break of two weeks in February.

Autumn semester: September – February     Spring semester: February – July

National Holidays

1 January New Year’s Day

23 April National Sovereignty and Children’s Day

19 May Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day

15 July Democracy and National Solidarity Day

30 August Victory Day

29 October Republic Day

Religious Holidays

Ramazan Bayramı (Eid) Three days holiday

Kurban Bayramı (Great Eid) Four days holiday

The dates of these religious holidays change according to the lunar calendar and fall on different dates each year.