Academic calendar BA programmes

Below you will find the academic calendar of the BA in Global Business and Entrepreneurship, the BA in International Affairs, and the BA in International and European Law programmes of the Brussels School of Governance for the academic year 2021-2022:

(Please note that the information marked in grey is for faculty, SASC (Student Academic Standing Committee) and AQC (Academic Quality Committee) only.)

ACADEMIC WEEKS     ACADEMIC EVENTS
FALL Semester 2021      
ORIENTATION 18 - 20 August  Orientation for new BA and MA students 
19 - 20 August August 19 Foreign language placement test for new students
August 19 & 20 Registration for continuing students
August 20 Registration for new students
23 August - 27 August Week 1 23 August First day of classes
23 - 27 August  Late registration for all students
30 August - 03 September Week 2 03 September Last day to add a course
6 September - 10 September Week 3    
13 September - 17 September Week 4    
20 September - 24 September Week 5    
27 September - 01 October Week 6    
04 October - 08 October Week 7 04 - 08 October Mid-term exams
11 October - 15 October Week 8    
18 October - 22 October Week 9 22 October Last day to drop a course (Withdrawal Pass)
25 October - 29 October Week 10 25 - 29 October Pre-registration: continuing students/adviser meeting
01 November - 05 November Fall Recess 01 - 05 November Academic holiday (no classes)
08 November - 12 November Week 11 08 - 12 November
11 November
November 08 - 12 Pre-registration: continuing students/adviser meeting
November 11 Legal holiday
15 November - 19 November Week 12 19 November Academic holiday-VUB Verhaegen Day (no classes, office closed)
22 November - 26 November Week 13    
29 November - 03 December Week 14 03 December End of classes / AQC Folders due
06 December - 10 December Week 15 06 - 10 December Final exams
10 December End of Fall Semester
13 December - 17 December AQC Week 15 December Final grades and complete Folder due 4PM
16 - 17 December External Examiners / AQC meeting on 17 December
AQC-SASC Period 03 - 04 January, 2022 AQC Remedial action period
05 January, 2022 SASC meetings
       
SPRING Semester 2022      
ORIENTATION 12 - 14 January Orientation for new students
13 - 14 January January 13 Foreign language placement test for new students
January 13 & 14 Registration for  continuing students
January 14 Registration for new students
17 January - 21 January Week 1 17 January First day of classes
17- 21 January Late registration for all students
24 January - 28 January Week 2 28 January Last day to add a course
31 January - 04 February Week 3    
07 February - 11 February Week 4    
14 February - 18 February Week 5    
21 February - 25 February Week 6    
28 February - 04 March Week 7 28 February - 04 March Mid-term exams
07 March - 11 March Week 8    
14 March - 18 March Week 9 18 March Last day to drop a course (Withdrawal Pass)
21 March - 25 March Week 10    
28 March  - 01 April Week 11 28 March - 01 April Pre-registration: continuing students/adviser meeting
04 April - 08 April Spring Recess 04 - 08 April Academic holiday (no classes)
11 April - 15 April Spring Recess 11 - 15 April Academic holiday (no classes)
18 April - 22 April Week 12 18 April April 18 Legal holiday
    18 - 22 April Pre-registration: continuing students/adviser meeting
25 April - 29 April Week 13    
02 May - 06 May Week 14 06 May May 6 End of classes / AQC Folders due
09 May - 13 May Week 15 09 - 13 May Final exams
13 May End of Spring Semester
16 May - 20 May AQC Week 18 May Final grades and complete Folder due 4PM
AQC-SASC Period 19 - 20 May External Examiners
19 - 23 May AQC Remedial action period
24 May SASC meetings
    04 June Graduation Ceremony
       
SUMMER Semester 2022      
30 May - 03 June Week 1 30 May First day of classes 
30 May - 03 June Registration
06 June - 10 June Week 2 6 June June 6 Legal holiday
13 June - 17 June Week 3    
20  June - 24 June Week 4    
27 June  - 01 July Week 5 29 June Submission of syllabi
04  July - 08 July Week 6 08 July End of classes
08 July AQC Feedback deadline: to instructors on syllabi
11 July - 15 July Week 7 11 July VUB holiday (no classes, office closed)
12 - 15 July  Final exams