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:

Spring 2020 Semester Schedule

Earliest arrival dateJanuary 6 (Mon)
Optional Hungarian Immersion courseJanuary 14 (Tue)* to January 29 (Wed)
Last day to arrive in BudapestJanuary 29 (Wed)
Academic orientation and welcome partyJanuary 30 (Thu)
First day of classesFebruary 3 (Mon)
Registration deadlineFebruary 20, noon (Thu)
Last day to drop a courseMay 8 (Fri)
Last day of classesMay 15 (Fri)
Final ExamsMay 18 (Mon) to 20 (Wed)
Farewell partyMay 21 (Thu)
Last day to vacate housingMay 24 (Sun)

* We suggest you to arrive by January 12 (Sun) for the Hungarian Immersion course.

Official holidays (no classes, BSME Budapest Office closed): Spring break: April 10 (Fri) – April 13 (Mon), Labor Day: May 1 (Fri) (resulting in a long weekend May 1 (Fri) – May 3 (Sun))

Fall 2020 Semester Schedule

Earliest arrival dateAugust 10 (Mon)
Optional Hungarian Immersion courseAugust 17 (Mon)* to September 2 (Wed)
Last day to arrive in BudapestSeptember 2 (Wed)
Academic orientation and welcome partySeptember 3 (Thu)
First day of classesSeptember 7 (Mon)
Registration deadlineSeptember 24, noon (Thu)
Last day to drop a courseDecember 4 (Fri)
Last day of classesDecember 11 (Fri)
Final ExamsDecember 14 (Mon) to 16 (Wed)
Farewell partyDecember 17 (Thu)
Last day to vacate housingDecember 30 (Wed)

* We suggest you to arrive by August 15 (Sat) for the Hungarian Immersion course.

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

Spring 2021 Semester Schedule

Earliest arrival dateJanuary 4 (Mon)
Optional Hungarian Immersion courseJanuary 12 (Tue)* to January 27 (Wed)
Last day to arrive in BudapestJanuary 27 (Wed)
Academic orientation and welcome partyJanuary 28 (Thu)
First day of classesFebruary 1 (Mon)
Registration deadlineFebruary 18, noon (Thu)
Last day to drop a courseMay 7 (Fri)
Last day of classesMay 14 (Fri)
Final ExamsMay 17 (Mon) to 19 (Wed)
Farewell partyMay 20 (Thu)
Last day to vacate housingMay 23 (Sun)

* We suggest you to arrive by January 10 (Sun) for the Hungarian Immersion course.

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