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 2017 Semester Schedule

Optional Hungarian Immersion course August 16 (Wed)* to August 31 (Thu)
Academic orientation and welcome party August 31 (Thu)
First day of classes September 4 (Mon)
Registration deadline September 21, noon (Thu)
Last day to drop a course December 1 (Fri)
Last day of classes December 8 (Fri)
Final Exams December 11 (Mon) to 13 (Wed)
Farewell party December 14 (Thu)

* We suggest you to arrive by August 14 (Mon) for the Hungarian Immersion course.

Official holidays (no classes, BSME Budapest Office closed): *October 23 (Mon), November 1 (Wed), *November 23 (Thu).
*1. October 23 (Mon) is a National Holiday in Hungary, resulting in a long weekend for October 21-23.
*2. The Friday following Thanksgiving (Nov 24) is also off, resulting in a long weekend Nov 23-26.

Spring 2018 Semester Schedule

Optional Hungarian Immersion course January 17 (Wed)* to February 1 (Thu)
Academic orientation and welcome party February 1 (Thu)
First day of classes February 5 (Mon)
Registration deadline February 22, noon (Thu)
Last day to drop a course May 11 (Fri)
Last day of classes May 18 (Fri)
Final Exams May 21 (Mon) to 23 (Wed)
Farewell party May 24 (Thu)

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

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

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): TBA.

Spring 2019 Semester Schedule

Optional Hungarian Immersion course January 23 (Wed)* to February 7 (Thu)
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)

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

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