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Academic calendar

The academic year at LTH is divided into two semesters of approximately 20 weeks each. Each semester is divided into two study periods.

Please note that sometimes a course might run over two study periods.

Autumn semester 2018/2019 — Study Period 1 and 2

Total time span of the semester: 3 SEPTEMBER - 20 JANUARY

  • Study period 1: 3 September - 26 October
  • Exams: 27 October - 2 November

  • Study period 2: 5 November - 21 December
  • Christmas holidays: 22 December - 1 January
  • Exams: 7 January - 19 January (public holiday on 6 January—Three Kings Day)

Spring semester 2019 — Study Period 3 and 4

Total time span of the semester: 21 JANUARY - 9 JUNE

Study period 3: 21 January - 15 March
Exams: 18 March - 23 March

Study period 4, part 1: 25 March - 17 April
Easter holidays: 19 April - 22 April
Re-exams: 23 April - 4 May (public holiday on 1 May—Labour Day)

Study period 4, part 2: 6 May - 29 May (public holiday on 30 May—Ascension Day)
Exams: 1 June - 8 June (public holiday on 6 June—National Day of Sweden)
Re-exams: 19 August - 31 August

Autumn semester 2019/2020 — Study Period 1 and 2

Total time span of the semester: 2 SEPTEMBER - 19 JANUARY

Arrival day: 20th of August, 09:00 - 20:00
Orientation week: 20th - 31st of August

  • Study period 1: 2 September - 23 October
  • Exams: 26 October - 1 November

  • Study period 2: 4 November - 20 December
  • Christmas holidays: 21 December - 1 January
  • Exams: 7 January - 19 January (public holiday on 6 January—Three Kings Day)

Spring semester 2020 — Study Period 3 and 4

Total time span of the semester: 20 JANUARY - 7 JUNE 

  • Study period 3: 20 January - 11 March
  • Exams: 16 March - 21 March
  • Study period 4, part 1: 23 March - 9 April
  • Re-exams: 14 April - 25 April

  • Study period 4, part 2: 27 April - 29 May (public holiday on 30 May - Ascension Day, and on 1 May - Labour Day)
  • Easter holidays: 10 April - 13 April
  • Exams: 30 May - 5 June (public holiday on 6 June—National Day of Sweden)
  • Re-exams: 17 August - 29 August