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Academic year and important dates

Find dates for study and exam periods, registration dates for courses and exams as well as other important dates to keep in mind.

On this page you will find the current academic year and other important dates 2022–2023.

Upcoming academic year 2023–2024 (KTH Intranet)

Previous academic year 2021–2022 (KTH Intranet)

Before the start of the autumn semester 2022

Date Activity

15 August

Roll-call (year 1 students)
15–27 August Orientation weeks
15–27 August Re-exam period 4
25 August Welcome ceremony in Stockholm City Hall (year 1 students)

Autumn semester 2022: 29 August 2022–16 January 2023

Date Activity
29 August–14 October Study period 1
25 August–5 September Course registration study period 1
20 September–4 October Register for exam period 1
20–28 October Exam period 1
31 October–16 December Study period 2
27 October–7 November Course registration study period 2
1–15 November Application for programme courses spring 2023
21 November–5 December Register for re-exam period 1
29 November–13 December Register for exam period 2
19–22 December Re-exam period 1
3–11 January Course registration study period 3 , for freestanding courses
9–16 January Exam period 2

Spring semester 2023: 17 January 2023–5 June 2023

Date Activity
12–23 January Course registration study period 3 , for programme courses
17 January–6 March Study period 3
8–22 February Register for exam period 3
6–16 March Course registration study period 4 , for freestanding courses
9–23 March Register for re-exam period 2
10–17 March Exam period 3
16–27 March Course registration study period 4 , for programme courses
20 March–23 May Study period 4
1–15 April Application for KTH One-Year Scholarship
11–14 April Re-exam period 2
27 April–11 May Register for exam period 4
1–15 May Application for programme courses autumn semester 2023
8–22 May Register for re-exam period 3
29 May–5 June Exam period 4
7–9 June Re-exam period 3
29 June–27 July Register for re-exam period 4

How the academic year is divided

The academic year is divided into two semesters of twenty weeks each. The autumn semester begins in August and ends in January. The spring semester begins in January and ends in June. Each semester is divided into two study periods of approximately seven weeks, followed by individual work. Exams are held at the end of each study period. There is an exam preparation time at the end of each study period for self-study and also for taking re-exams.