Academic Calendar 18/19 PhD

  PhD / Academic Year 1 PhD / Academic Year 2 PhD / Academic Year 3 PhD / Academic Year 4
29 Oct 18
05 Nov 18
12 Nov 18
19 Nov 18
26 Nov 18
03 Dec 18
10 Dec 18
17 Dec 18
TERM 2
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 6
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 10
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 14
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
24 Dec 18
31 Dec 18
Vacation Vacation Vacation Vacation
07 Jan 18
14 Jan 19
21 Jan 19
WINTER TERM
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
WINTER TERM
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
WINTER TERM
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
WINTER TERM
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
28 Jan 19
04 Feb 19
11 Feb 19
18 Feb 19
25 Feb 19
04 Mar 19
11 Mar 19
18 Mar 19
TERM 3
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 7
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 11
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 15
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
25 Mar 19
01 Mar 19
08 Mar 19
15 Mar 19
22 Mar 19
TERM 4
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 8
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 12
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 16
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
29 Mar 19
06 May 19
Vacation Vacation Vacation Vacation
13 May 19
20 May 19
27 May 19
TERM 4
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 8
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 12
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 16
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
03 Jun 19
10 Jun 19
17 Jun 19
24 Jun 19
01 Jul 19
08 Jul 19
15 Jul 19
22 Jul 19
SUMMER TERM
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
SUMMER TERM
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
SUMMER TERM
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
SUMMER TERM
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
29 Jul 19
06 Aug 19
13 Aug 19
20 Aug 19
27 Aug 19
Vacation Vacation Vacation Vacation
03 Sep 19
10 Sep 19
17 Sep 19
24 Sep 19
01 Oct 19
08 Oct 19
15 Oct 19
22 Oct 19
TERM 5
Evaluation period
TERM 9
Evaluation period
TERM 13
Evaluation period
TERM 17
Thesis Defense
PhD / Academic Year 1 PhD / Academic Year 2
Term 2
  • History and Philosophy of Science course
  • History and Philosophy of Science Exam – week of 17 December
  • English Exam – week of 17 December
  • 01 November: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 2
  • 05 November: Holiday
  • 06 November: Close of drop/add period
  • 21 December: Last day of classes Term 2

Term 3

  • English Exam – week of 18 March
  • 28 January: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 3
  • 1 February: DEADLINE for Individual Study Plan submission
  • 04 February: Close of drop/add period
  • 23 February: Holiday
  • Week of 04 March: Registration for Term 4 OPENS
  • 08 March: Holiday
  • Week of 11 March: Registration for Term 4 CLOSES
  • 22 March: Last day of classes Term 3

Term 4

  • English Exam – week of 27 May
  • 01 April: Close of drop/add period
  • 25 March: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 4
  • 31 May: Last day of classes Term 4

Term 5

  • Annual Progress Review (by PhD program committees​)
  • 13 August to 9 September – Submission of documents for review
  • Week of 08 October: Registration for Term 6 OPENS
  • Week of 15 October: Registration for Term 6 CLOSES
  • 19 October: Last day of Annual Progress review

Term 6

  • History and Philosophy of Science course
  • History and Philosophy of Science Exam – week of 17 December
  • English Exam – week of 17 December
  • 29 October: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 6
  • 05 November: Holiday
  • 06 November: Close of drop/add period
  • 21 December: Last day of classes Term 6

Term 7

  • Qualifying Exam (by research areas, by exam committees)
  • English Exam – week of 18 March
  • 28 January: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 7
  • 04 February: Close of drop/add period
  • 23 February: Holiday
  • Week of 04 March: Registration for Term 8 OPENS
  • 08 March: Holiday
  • Week of 11 March: Registration for Term 8 CLOSES
  • 22 March: Last day of classes Term 7

Term 8

  • English Exam – week of 27 May
  • 01 April: Close of drop/add period
  • 25 March: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 8
  • 31 May: Last day of classes Term 8

Term 9

  • Annual Progress Review (by PhD program committees​)
  • 13 August to 9 September – Submission of documents for review
  • Week of 08 October: Registration for Term 10 OPENS
  • Week of 15 October: Registration for Term 10 CLOSES
  • 19 October: Last day of classes Term 9
PhD Academic Year 3 PhD Academic Year 4
Term 10
  • History and Philosophy of Science course
  • 29 October: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 10
  • 05 November: Holiday
  • 06 November: Close of drop/add period
  • 21 December: Last day of classes Term 10

Winter Term

  • Pedagogy of Higher Education

Term 11

  • Qualifying Exam (by research areas, by exam committees)
  • 28 January: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 11
  • 04 February: Close of drop/add period
  • 23 February: Holiday
  • Week of 04 March: Registration for Term 12 OPENS
  • 08 March: Holiday
  • Week of 11 March: Registration for Term 12 CLOSES
  • 22 March: Last day of classes Term 11

Term 12

  • 01 April: Close of drop/add period
  • 25 March: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 12
  • 31 May: Last day of classes Term 12

Term 13

  • Annual Progress Review (by PhD program committees​)
  • 13 August to 9 September – Submission of documents for review
  • Week of 08 October: Registration for Term 14 OPENS
  • Week of 15 October: Registration for Term 14 CLOSES
  • 19 October: Last day of classes Term 13

Term 14

  • 29 October: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 14
  • 05 November: Holiday
  • 06 November: Close of drop/add period
  • 21 December: Last day of classes Term 14

Term 15

  • 28 January: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 15
  • 04 February: Close of drop/add period
  • 23 February: Holiday
  • Week of 04 March: Registration for Term 16 OPENS
  • 08 March: Holiday
  • Week of 11 March: Registration for Term 16 CLOSES
  • 22 March: Last day of classes Term 15

Term 16

  • Thesis Final Review

Summer Term

  • Thesis Final Review

Term 17

  • PhD thesis defenses