Academic Calendar

Two semesters are offered each academic year. Each semester comprises 15 weeks. Fall semester starts in early September and spring semester in early February. See below for specific information about the current and future academic years:

Fall 2018 Semester Schedule

Optional Hungarian Immersion course August 21 (Tue)* to September 6 (Thu)
Academic orientation and welcome party September 6 (Thu)
First day of classes September 10 (Mon)
Registration deadline September 27, noon (Thu)
Last day to drop a course December 7 (Fri)
Last day of classes December 14 (Fri)
Final Exams December 17 (Mon) to 19 (Wed)
Farewell party December 20 (Thu)

* We suggest you to arrive by August 19 (Sun) for the Hungarian Immersion course.

Official holidays (no classes, BSME Budapest Office closed): October 23 (Tue): National Holiday – the 22nd is also off resulting in a long weekend October 20 (Sat) – 23 (Tue), November 1 (Thu): National Holiday with November 2nd (Fri) resulting in a long weekend November 1 (Thu) – 4 (Sun), November 22 (Thu): Thanksgiving – the following Friday is also off resulting in a long weekend November 22 (Thu) – November 25 (Sun), Because of the extra holiday days, October 13th and November 10th, both Saturdays are workdays.

Spring 2019 Semester Schedule

Earliest arrival date January 16 (Wed)
Optional Hungarian Immersion course January 23 (Wed)* to February 7 (Thu)
Last day to arrive in Budapest February 6 (Wed)
Academic orientation and welcome party February 7 (Thu)
First day of classes February 11 (Mon)
Registration deadline February 28, noon (Thu)
Last day to drop a course May 17 (Fri)
Last day of classes May 24 (Fri)
Final Exams May 27 (Mon) to 29 (Wed)
Farewell party May 30 (Thu)
Last day to vacate housing June 2 (Sun)

* We suggest you to arrive by January 21 (Mon) for the Hungarian Immersion course.

Official holidays (no classes, BSME Budapest Office closed): National Holiday: March 15 (Fri) (resulting in a long weekend March 15 (Fri) – March 17 (Sun)), Labor Day: May 1 (Wed), Spring break: April 13 (Sat) – April 22 (Mon)

Fall 2019 Semester Schedule

Earliest arrival date August 14 (Wed)
Optional Hungarian Immersion course August 21 (Wed)* to September 5 (Thu)
Last day to arrive in Budapest September 4 (Wed)
Academic orientation and welcome party September 5 (Thu)
First day of classes September 9 (Mon)
Registration deadline September 26, noon (Thu)
Last day to drop a course December 6 (Fri)
Last day of classes December 13 (Fri)
Final Exams December 16 (Mon) to 18 (Wed)
Farewell party December 19 (Thu)
Last day to vacate housing December 30 (Mon)

* We suggest you to arrive by August 19 (Mon) for the Hungarian Immersion course.

Official holidays (no classes, BSME Budapest Office closed): TBA.

Spring 2020 Semester Schedule

Coming soon!