Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar (September 2018 to June 2019)
 
The standard academic calendar consists of two semesters and a summer term in between.  Each semester normally includes 15 weeks of study and 3 weeks of examinations.  The summer term takes place during the summer vacation period. It comprises of 5 weeks and is inclusive of 1 week examination period.
The table below presents the chronological structure of the two main semesters in the academic year 2018-2019.

Undergraduate Students

1st Semester

 

Student Registration (Arrival Day - New Students)

August 18, 2018 - September 10, 2018

National Day*

September 02, 2018

Classes Begin

September 05, 2018

Opening Ceremony for Newcomers

October 24, 2018

Study Days

September 10, 2018 –December 22, 2018

Mid-term Exam Period

October 29– November 10, 2018

Vietnamese Teachers’ Day

November 20, 2018

Final Exam Period

December 23, 2018 – January 13, 2019

New Year Holiday*

January 01, 2019

Lunar New Year Holiday*

January 28 – February 10, 2019

2nd Semester

Study Days (2nd Semester)

January 14 – May 18, 2019

Approving the course completion and graduation for final-year students

Before  March 10, 2019

Mid-term Exam Period

March 25 – April 06, 2019

Final Exam Period

25 May – 15 Jun 2019

The National Memorial Ceremony of Hung King*

April 25, 2018

International Labor Day*

May 01, 2019

Thesis Defense Period

May 20 – June 8, 2019

Commencement Day

June 28, 2019

University Entrance Exams

July 2019

 

High School Students

Student Registration (Arrival Day - New Students: 10th grade)

September 5, 2017

1st Semester

 

Classes Begin

August 06, 2018

National Day*

September 02, 2019

Opening Ceremony for Newcomers

September 05, 2018

Study Days (1st Semester)

August 06 –December 31, 2018

Mid-term Exam

October 8 – 10, 2018

Vietnamese Teachers’ Day

November 20, 2018

Final Exam

December 12 - 14, 2018

New Year Holiday*

January 01, 2019

2nd Semester

Study Days (2nd Semester)

January 02 –May 16, 2019

Lunar New Year Holiday*

January 28 – February, 2019

Mid-term Exam

February 20-22; March 13-15, 2019

Final Exam

April 08- 17, 2019

 

Graduate Students

Classes Begin

September 05, 2018

The second Entrance Exam 

September 15 - 16, 2018

Student Registration (Arrival Day – New Students)

October 2018

Vietnamese Teachers’ Day

November 20, 2017

Opening Ceremony for Newcomers

December 23, 2018

Thesis Defense Period 

October  – December , 2018

Selection of thesis topics and thesis supervisors

December 2018

Commencement Ceremony of 2018

December 2018

Commencement Ceremony of 2019

April, 2019

End of Academic Year 2018-2019

July 2019

Note: * = No classes
This calendar is subject to change.