Academic Calendar / National Holidays

Academic Calendar
September: Resit Examinations
October to January: Winter Semester (examination period included)
February to June: Spring Semester (examination period included)

National Holidays

  • October 28th: National Anniversary (Starting day of 2nd World War in Greece)
  • November 17th: Anniversary of Athens Polytechnic Students Uprising
  • December 24th to January 7th: Christmas and New Year Vacation
  • January 17th: Religious Anniversary (St. Georgios) – Ioannina
  • January 30th: Religious Anniversary – Celebration of All Sciences
  • February 10th: Religious Anniversary – (St. Charalambos) – Preveza
  • February 21st: National Anniversary (Independence Day) – Ioannina
  • March 11th: Religious Anniversary (St. Theodora) – Arta
  • March 25th: National Anniversary (Greek Independence Day) Religious Anniversary (Annunciation of Christ)
  • February/March (date varies): Pure/Ash Monday (Greek Orthodox: Clean Monday)
  • March 30th: Religious Anniversary (St. Donatos) – Igoumenitsa
  • April/May (date varies): 2-week Easter Vacation
  • May 1st: May Day/Labor Day
  • June (date varies): Whit Monday/Pentecost Monday/ Monday of the Holy Spirit