Academic Calendar

The academic year is divided into two semesters. The first runs from September to December and the second from February to June. With the exception of those employed by the Institute (for example assistants), students are not required to remain on campus during the break.

AUTUMN SEMESTER 2020-2021

 

  • Monday 14 September 2020 to Friday 19 February 2021

REGISTRATION AT THE INSTITUTE

  • Tuesday 25 August to Friday 25 September 2020

INFORMATION SESSIONS

  • Monday 14 September 2020

FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

  • Tuesday 15 September 2020

LAST DAY OF CLASSES

  • Friday 18 December 2020

END OF THE SEMESTER

  • Friday 19 February 2021

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2021

 

  • Monday 22 February 2021 to Friday 17 September 2021

FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

  • Monday 22 February 2021

EASTER BREAK

  • Friday 2 to Sunday 11 April 2021

LAST DAY OF CLASSES

  • Friday 4 June 2021

END OF THE SEMESTER

  • Friday 17 September 2021

MASTER AND PhD GRADUATION CEREMONY

  • Friday 17 September 2021

 

AUTUMN SEMESTER 2021-2022

 

  • Monday 20 September 2021 to Friday 18 February 2022

REGISTRATION AT THE INSTITUTE

  • Tuesday 31 August 2021 to Friday 1 October 2021

INFORMATION SESSIONS

  • Monday 20 September 2021

FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

  • Tuesday 21 September 2021

LAST DAY OF CLASSES

  • Friday 24 December 2021

END OF THE SEMESTER

  • Friday 18 February 2022

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2022

 

  • Monday 21 February 2022 to Friday 16 September 2022

FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

  •  Monday 21 February 2022

EASTER BREAK

  •  Friday 15 to Sunday 24 April 2022

LAST DAY OF CLASSES

  • Friday 3 June 2022

END OF THE SEMESTER

  • Friday 16 September 2022

MASTER AND PhD GRADUATION CEREMONY

  • Friday 16 September 2022

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN GENEVA

The Institute will be closed on the following dates :

2020

  • Wednesday 1 January (New Year’s Day)

  • Friday 10 April and Monday 13 April (Easter Friday/Monday)

  • Friday 1 May (Labour Day)

  • Thursday 21 May (Ascension)

  • Monday 1 June (Pentecost or Whit Monday)

  • Thursday 10 September (Jeûne Genevois)

  • Friday 25 December (Christmas Day)

  • Thursday 31 December (Restoration of the Geneva Republic)

2021

  • Friday 1 January (New Year’s Day)

  • Friday 2 April and Monday 5 April (Easter Friday/Monday)

  • Saturday 1 May (Labour Day)

  • Thursday 13 May (Ascension)

  • Monday 24 May (Pentecost or Whit Monday)

  • Sunday 1 August (Swiss National Day)

  • Thursday 9 September (Jeûne Genevois)

  • Saturday 25 December (Christmas Day)

  • Friday 31 December (Restoration of the Geneva Republic)

2022

  • Saturday 1 January (New Year’s Day)

  • Friday 15 April and Monday 18 April (Easter Friday/Monday)

  • Sunday 1 May (Labour Day)

  • Thursday 26 May (Ascension)

  • Monday 6 June (Pentecost or Whit Monday)

  • Monday 1 August (Swiss National Day)

  • Thursday 8 September (Jeûne Genevois)

  • Sunday 25 December (Christmas Day)

  • Saturday 31 December (Restoration of the Geneva Republic)