Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar (September 2017 to June 2018)
 
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 2017-2018.

Undergraduate Students

1st Semester

 

Student Registration (Arrival Day - New Students)

August 17 – 30, 2017

National Day*

September 02, 2017

Classes Begin

September 05, 2017

Opening Ceremony for Newcomers

September 8, 2017

Study Days

September 05, 2017 –December 23, 2017

Mid-term Exam Period

October 31– November 12, 2017

Vietnamese Teachers’ Day

November 20, 2017

Final Exam Period

January 16, 2017 – January 21, 2018

New Year Holiday*

January 01, 2018

Lunar New Year Holiday*

February 10 – February 25, 2018

2nd Semester

Study Days (2nd Semester)

February 06 – May 27, 2018

Approving the course completion and graduation for final-year students

Before  March 10, 2017

Mid-term Exam Period

March 27 – April 08, 2018

Final Exam Period

28 May – 17 Jun 2018

Students Scientific Research Competition Period

April 20 – 30, 2018

The National Memorial Ceremony of Hung King*

April 25, 2018

International Labor Day*

May 01, 2018

Thesis Defense Period

May 20 – May 30, 2018

Commencement Day

June 24, 2018

University Entrance Exams

July 2018

 

High School Students

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

September 5, 2017

1st Semester

 

Classes Begin

August 01, 2017

National Day*

September 02, 2017

Opening Ceremony for Newcomers

September 05, 2017

Study Days (1st Semester)

August 01 –December 31, 2017

Mid-term Exam

October 11 – 13, 2017

Vietnamese Teachers’ Day

November 20, 2017

Final Exam

December 11 - 13, 2017

New Year Holiday*

January 01, 2018

2nd Semester

Study Days (2nd Semester)

January 02 –May 19, 2018

Entrance exam period

January 02 – 04, 2018

Lunar New Year Holiday*

February 10 - 25, 2018

Mid-term Exam

 February 07-09; March 12-14, 2018

The National Memorial Ceremony of Hung King*

April 25, 2018

Final Exam

April 09- 20, 2018

International Labor Day*

May 01, 2018

Final Examination for grade 12- students

April 09-20, 2018

 

Graduate Students

National Day*

September 02, 2017

Classes Begin

September 05, 2017

The second Entrance Exam 

September 9 - 10, 2017

Student Registration (Arrival Day – New Students)

November 2017

Vietnamese Teachers’ Day

November 20, 2017

Opening Ceremony for Newcomers

December 10, 2017

Thesis Defense Period for previous classes

October 01 –December 31, 2017

New Year Holiday*

1 January 2018

Lunar New Year Holiday*

February 10 – February 25, 2018

Selection of thesis topics and thesis supervisors

December 2017

Commencement Ceremony

December 2017

Entrance Exam (stage 1 in year 2017)

April, 2018

The National Memorial Ceremony of Hung King*

April 25, 2018

International Labor Day*

May 01, 2018

Student Registration (Arrival Day – New Students)

July 2018

End of School Year

July 2018

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