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 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 22 (Tue) to 24 (Thu)
Farewell party May 25 (Fri)

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

Official holidays (no classes, BSME Budapest Office closed): National Holiday: March 15-16, (March 15th Thursday is a National Holiday in Hungary. March 16th (Fr) is a holiday in exchange for March 10th (Sa), resulting in a long weekend for March 15-18. Note that March 10th is a schoolday with Friday schedule) Spring break: March 24- April 2., National Holiday Apr 30. – May 1. (May 1st, Tuesday is a National Holiday with April 30th (Mo) a holiday in exchange for April 21st (Sa), resulting in a long weekend April 28-May 1. Note that April 21st is a schoolday with Monday schedule.), National Holiday May 21.

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.