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2020-2021

Academic year overview

The academic year is divided into two twenty-week semesters. Each semester is divided into two “study periods,” which means that an individual course will generally run half of the semester, or ten weeks. Exams are held at the end of each study period.

The autumn semester begins in late August/early September and ends in the middle of January. The spring semester begins in the middle of January and ends in the beginning of June.  

Autumn semester

Autumn semester dates: 24 August, 2020 - 15 January, 2021

Roll-call (year 1 students): 10 August  

Orientation weeks (year 1 students): 10-22 August

Reception (year 1 students): 22 August

Re-exams (August): 10–22 August

Study period 1: 24 August–9 October

Own work: 12–14 October  

Exam period 1: 15–16 October & 19–23 October

Study period 2: 26 October–11 December

Own work/re-exams: 14–17 December

Own work: 18 December–5 January

National Holiday: 25 December/1 January/6 January

Exam period 2: 7–8 January & 11–15 January

Spring semester

Spring semester dates: 18 January, 2021 - 8 June, 2021

Study period 3: 18 January–5 March

Own work: 8–10 March

Exam period 3: 11–12 March & 15–19 March

Study period 4: 22 March–24 May

Study period 4: 22 March–24 May

National Holiday: 2–5 April  

Own work/re-exams: 6–9 April

National Holiday: 13 May

Own work: 14 May & 25–28 May

Exam period 4: 31 May–4 June, 7–8 June

Last day of semester: 8 June

Own work: 9 June

Own work/re-exams: 10–12 June

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KTH Academic Year 20-21 graphic

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Academic Year 2020-2021 (pdf 89 kB)

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