Academic Calendars

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DECEMBER 2020

December 8, Tuesday

Immaculate Conception Day, CEU Vienna is officially closed

December 14, Monday

Registration for winter term begins 

December 18, Friday

Fall Term ends

December 24–26, Thu-Sat

Christmas / CEU Budapest and CEU Vienna are officially closed

December 31, Thursday

New Year’s Eve / CEU Budapest and CEU Vienna are officially closed

JANUARY 2021

January 1,Friday

New Year’s Day / CEU Budapest and CEU Vienna are officially closed

January 6, Wednesday

Epiphany Day, CEU Vienna is officially closed

January 7, Thursday

Research and Travel Grants application deadline (students)

January 11, Monday

Winter Term begins
Registration for winter term ends (During week 1, students may add/drop courses with the permission of HoD)

Submission of revised thesis abstract (0.5-1 page), including 5-15 core reference to be used

January 12, Tuesday

First MA thesis seminar meeting

January 17, Sunday

Add/drop period ends

January 18, Monday

1st year Probationary Doctoral Candidates: Deadline for submitting the title and topic of First-Year Paper

January 18, Monday

9AM CEST, Deadline for submitting a formal research proposal of at least 2500 words for MA students’ theses

January 22, Friday

Deadline for the submission of Fall Term grades

January 25, Monday

Deadline to meet and discuss the MA research proposal with the supervisor

MARCH 2021

March 4, Thursday

Research and Travel Grants application deadline (students)

March 15, Monday

Hungarian National holiday, CEU Budapest is closed

March 15, Monday

Registration for Spring term begins

APRIL 2021

April 2, Friday

Winter term ends

April 2, Friday

Good Friday/CEU Budapest is officially closed

March 30, Monday

Spring Term begins in CEU Vienna and CEU Budapest

(till June 12, Friday)

April 4-5un-Mon

Easter/CEU Budapest and CEU Vienna are officially closed

April 6, Tuesday

Spring Term begins

April 11, Sunday

Registration for Spring Term ends

April 12, Monday

Submission of the at least 4000-word long partial draft of the MA thesis (midnight CEST)

April 19, Monday

Evaluation of the at least 4000-word long MA thesis draft as either "all right" or "problematic"

 MAY 2021

May 1, Saturday

Labor Day / CEU Budapest and CEU Vienna are officially closed

May 10, Monday

Deadline for the submission of winter term grades

May 10, Monday

1.00PM CESTSubmission of a full draft of MA theses

May 13, Thursday

Ascension Day CEU Vienna is officially closed

May 17, Monday

Supervisors decide whether an MA student may pass to the June defense phase

May 17, Monday

1.00PM CEST Submission of a full draft of PhD First-Year Paper (ca.10.000 words) and Thesis Plan (2–3 pp.) due only to coordinator and advisors

May 23-24, Sun-Mon

Pentecost Sunday and Monday / CEU Budapest and CEU Vienna are officially closed

May 31, Monday

1.00PM CEST Final MA theses submission

Two-year MA first-year exams

 JUNE 2021

June 1, Tuesday

Research and Travel Grants application deadline (students)

May 31 -June 2, Mon-Wed

Two-year MA first-year exams

June 3, Thursday

Corpus Christi Day, CEU Vienna is officially closed

TBA

Two-year MA first-year exams

June 7-11, Mon-Fri

MA defenses

June 7, Monday

1.00PM CEST Final version of First-Year Paper and Thesis Plan (due to coordinator and advisors and to be sent out to readers)

June 11, Friday

Deadline for submission of spring term grades for graduating students

June 18, Friday

Spring Term ends

COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY

June 21, Monday

Probationary Doctoral Candidates’ comprehensive exam

June 21, Monday

Summer University in Budapest begins

JULY 2021

July 9, Friday

Final deadline for all course grades for academic year 2020–21

July 31, Saturday

Academic Year ends