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Education Students’ secretariat Timing of the Academic Year

Timing of the Academic Year

 

Timing of the Academic Year 2023/24 (updated on 4th July 2023)

 

Winter-term 2023/24

  • Autumn exam period prior to the 3rd and 5th curricular year: 28th August (Monday) – 8th September 2023 (Friday)
  • Payment of the tuition fee of the fall-term is due between 10-20th August 2023 (for all years, except the Freshmen), the prescribed tuition fee has to arrive at our account latest by 20th August 2023!
  • Registration / Orientation for the 1st international, English-language class: on Wednesday, 30th August 2023, at 12.00 (noon) on campus in person. (for the German program: 31st August, Thursday, 12.00).
  • Registration to higher semesters: from 1st September 2023 (Friday) 8.00 AM till 8th September 2023 (Friday) 11.00 PM exclusively in NEPTUN, ONLINE. After 8th September you can register with a surcharge of EUR 100/week only, but latest by 29th September (Friday); Those who have autumn exams (future 3rd and 5th year students), registration is possible without late fee by 29th September!
  • Registration for the inactive status by 21st September 2023 (Thursday) – and no later even with late fee.

Please note (1): Indicated deadlines are NOT for starting payments, NOT for the arrival of your tuition fee at the bank – but for the registration at the Student’s Secretariat at campus.

Please note (2): registering for the subjects in Neptun and for the term with the registration sheet do count as registration (regarding tuition fee refund) and both administrative steps are required prior to the official semester start!

Please note (3): without being registered you are not entitled to attend classes and/or practicals. More than four weeks of absence (30%) in a term results in an automatic exclusion from the semester.

  • Deadline for withdrawal with (partial) tuition-refund: 30th September 2023.

 

Students entering the 9th curricular semester have to present their registration form for the thesis (so-called: Thesis announcement form or TDK application form) – with uploading them to Neptun.

 

  • Opening ceremony of Academic Year 237: 4th September 2023, Monday, 10AM
  • Start of teaching: 5th September 2023 (Tuesday)
  • Duration of teaching: 5th September – 15th December 2023
  • Freshmen’s programs: 4th –8th September 2023
  • Barbecue party on campus: between 25-27th September 2023,
  • Enrollment Registration in Neptun for the compulsory subjects: between 1st September 2023. 8.00 AM (Friday) – 8th September 2023, 11.00 PM (Friday),
  • Registration in Neptun for the elective courses/subjects: between 2nd September 2023, 10.00 AM (Saturday) – 8th September 2023,11.00 PM (Friday)

Please note: in Neptun at first you need to register for the semester (2023/24/1) as active or inactive, then for the compulsory subjects and their theoretical + practical courses (both from 1st September 2023), then the elective subjects (from 2nd September)!

  • Exam period: 18-22/12/2023 and 02/01 –02/02/2024 (retakes from previous semesters from 1st December 2023)

 

11th semester students:

  • Duration of the 11th (practical) semester: 28/08/2023 – 12/01/2024

(winter break: 18/12/2023 – 01/01/2024)

  • Deadline for uploading the this to Neptun: 3rd November 2023
  • Deadline for final submission of the thesis: 17th November 2023
  • Exam period of the 11th (practical) semester for blocks taken outside Hungary are scheduled for 15/01/2024-26/01/2024.
  • State exams (thesis defence): 29th January 2024–2nd February 2024

The delayed 11th semester has to be started not later than 8th January 2024; has to be finished the latest by 10th May 2024. The thesis upload to Neptun is due by 8th March 2024, final thesis submission is due by 25th March 2024, exams of the 11th semester are scheduled for 13th May 2024 – 24th  May 2024; state exams (thesis defence) between 27th – 31st May 2024.

 

  • Bank-Holidays:

-23rd October 2023 (Monday)

-Rector’s break: 30th October 2023 – 3rd November 2023

-1st November 2023 (Wednesday).

-24-25-26th December 2023 (Sunday – Monday-Tuesday)

-1st January 2024 (Monday)

  • Special occasions in the Aula maxima:

-Freshmen’s ball: 11th November 2023, Saturday

-Students’ Scientific Conference (TDK): 15th November 2023, Wednesday

 

Spring-term 2023/24

  • Registration to ALL YEARS exclusively in NEPTUN, ONLINE: from 8.00 AM on 2nd February (Friday) 2024 till 11.00 PM on 12th February (Thursday) exclusively in NEPTUN. After 12th February 2024 you can register with a surcharge of EUR 100/week only, but latest by 28th February 2024.
  • Registration for the inactive status by 12th February 2024 – and later it is not possible, not even with late fee.

Please note (1): Indicated deadlines are NOT for starting payments, NOT for the arrival of your tuition fee at the bank – but for the registration at the Student’s Secretariat at campus.

Please note (2): registering for the subjects in Neptun and for the term with the registration sheet do count as registration (regarding tuition fee refund) and both administrative steps are required prior to the official semester start!

Please note (3): without being registered you are not entitled to attend classes and/or practicals. More than four weeks of absence (30%) in a term results in an automatic exclusion from the semester.

  • Deadline for withdrawal with (partial) tuition-refund: 28th February 2024.

 

  • Duration of teaching: 5th February 2024  – 17th May 2024
  • Exam period: 21st May – 28th June 2024 (for retake exams from previous semesters from 1st May 2024)

 

  • Bank-Holidays:

– 15th March 2024 (Friday) National holiday

– 25th March 2024 – 1st April 2024; Spring-break

– 29th March 2024 (Friday) Good Friday

– 1st April 2024 (Easter Monday)

– 1st May 2024 (Wednesday) International Workers’ Day

– 20th May 2024 (Monday) Pentecost

Monday’s schedule is valid on Saturday, 6th April 2024 (instead of 1st April, Monday)

 

  • Special occasions:

– Job Fair: 8th February 2024, Thursday 10.00 AM

Graduating ceremonies: 23rd February 2024, 2.30 PM and 28th June 2024, Friday

– Carreer Eve for International students:  20th March 2024, Wednesday

– Student’s concert: 17th April 2024, Wednesday, 5PM

– Equus-days: 2nd – 6th April 2024

– International day: 3rd April 2024 (Wednesday)

– Farewell March of the 10th Semester: 3rd May 202, Friday, 1.00 PM (Rector’s break from 12.00)

 

  • Extramural practicals

– after the 4th curricular semester: Animal Breeding, (2 weeks) between 1st and 12th July 2024

– after 6th curricular semester: Animal Nutrition, (2 weeks) between 1st and 12th July 2024

– after the 8th curricular semester: Polyclinical practice, (4 weeks) (between 1st July and 6th Sept.) 2024