Academic Calendar

Two semesters are offered each academic year. Each semester comprises 2.5 weeks of Hungarian Immersion course and 15 weeks of classes. 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 2021 Semester Calendar (In-Person, Tentative)

BSME will run an in-person program only if there is confidence that we can do so safely and anticipate completion of the semester in-person and in-country. We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Hungary, in Europe, and in the United States.

We will determine by May 2021 whether the Fall 2021 semester will proceed in person.

Required: Pre-arrival online orientation Date TBA
Arrival for BSME housing 8/13 – 8/15 ONLY
Hungarian language / culture course 8/16 – 9/1
Classes begin 9/6
Classes end 12/10
Exams 12/13 – 12/15
Program ends 12/16
Last day to vacate BSME housing 12/18

Note: For COVID precaution, there is no Fall break or Thanksgiving break during Fall 2021.

Fall 2021 Semester Calendar (Online)

In addition to the in-person program, we will offer an online course that you can join from anywhere.

Orientation TBA
Classes begin 9/6
Classes end 12/10

Spring 2022 Semester Calendar

Earliest arrival for BSME housing 1/10
Hungarian language / culture course 1/18 – 2/2
Classes begin 2/7
Spring break 4/11 – 4/18
Classes end 5/20
Exams 5/23 – 5/25
Program ends 5/26
Last day to vacate BSME housing 5/29

Fall 2022 Semester Calendar

Earliest arrival for BSME housing 8/9
Hungarian language / culture course 8/16 – 8/31
Classes begin 9/5
Fall break and Thanksgiving break TBD
Classes end 12/9
Exams 12/12 – 12/14
Program ends 12/15
Last day to vacate BSME housing 12/30