Academic calendar MA programmes

Below you will find the academic calendar of the MA in Diplomacy and Global Governance and the MA in Global Security and Strategy programmes of the Brussels School of Governance for the academic year 2021-2022:

(Please note that the information marked in grey is for faculty and Academic Quality Committee processes only.)

ACADEMIC WEEKS     ACADEMIC EVENTS
Trimester 1 - Fall 2021      
    22-23 September Teaching quality workshops
ORIENTATION   24 September Orientation & registration
27 September - 03 October 2021 Week 1 27 September
27September - 03 October
First day of classes
Late registration for all students
04 October - 10 October Week 2 10 October Last day to add a course (for continuing students only)
11 October - 17 October Week 3    
18 October - 24 October Week 4 18 - 24 October Re-sit week (for continuing students only)
25 October - 31 October Week 5    
01 November - 07 November Week 6 01 - 02 November Bank holiday & Academic holiday
08 November - 14 November Week 7 11 November Bank holiday
15 November - 21 November Week 8 19 Nevember Academic holiday (Verhaegen)
22 November - 28 November Week 9    
29 November - 05 December Week 10 29 November - 05 December  Pre-registration
06 December - 12 December Week 11 06 - 12 December Instructors submit exam for review
13 December - 19 December Week 12    
20 December - 26 December Week 13 20 - 26 December
26 December
Recommended revision session (not mandatory class)
End of classes / AQC Folders due
27 December - 02 January 2022 Winter holiday 27 December - 02 January Winter holiday (no classes)
03 January - 09 January Winter holiday 03 - 09 January  Winter holiday (no classes)
10 January-16 January Week 14 10 - 16 January
16 January
Final exam
End of Fall Semester
17 January-23 January AQC Week 19 January
20 January
21 January
Final grades and folders due 4PM
External Examiners / AQC meeting
AQC Remedial Action (if necessary)
MA Committee Period   24 January SASC meeting
       
Trimester 2 - Spring 2022      
    19 - 20 January  Teaching quality workshop
24 January - 30 January Week 1 24 January
24 - 30 January
First day of classes
Late registration for all students
31 January - 06 February  Week 2 06 February Last day to add a course
       
07 February - 13 February Week 3    
14 February - 20 February Week 4 14 - 20 February Re-sit week
21 February - 27 February Week 5    
28 February - 06 March Week 6    
07 March - 13 March Week 7    
14 March - 20 March Week 8    
21 March - 27 March Week 9    
28 March - 3 April Week 10    
04 April - 10 April Spring Break 04 - 10 April Academic holiday (no classes)
11 April - 17 April  Spring Break 11 - 17 April Academic holiday (no classes)
    18 April
19 - 24 April
Bank holiday
Pre-registration
18 April - 24 April Week 11 19 - 24 April  Instructors submit exam for review
25 April - 1 May Week 12 1 May  Bank holiday
2 May - 8 May  Week 13 02 - 08 May
08 May
Recommended revision session (not mandatory class)
End of classes  / AQC Folders due
9 May - 15 May Week 14 09 May-15 May
15 May
Final exam
End of Spring Semester
16 May - 22 May AQC Week 18 May
19 May
20 May
Final grades and folders due 4 PM / Start of Internship
External Examiner / AQC meeting
AQC RemedialAaction (if necessary)
MA Committee Period   23 May SASC meeting
       
Trimester 3 - Summer 2022      
    25 - 26 May Teaching quality workshop
30 May - 5 June Week 1 30 May
30 May - 05 June
First day of classes
Late registration for all students
06 Jun - 12 June Week 2 06 June Bank holiday
13 June - 19 June Week 3    
20 June - 26 June Week 4 20 - 26 June Re-sit week
27 June - 03 July Week 5    
    04 - 10 July Pre-registration
04 July - 10 July Week 6 04 - 10 July Instructors submit exam for review
11 July - 17 July Week 7 11 July VUB holiday
18 July - 24 July Week 8 18 - 24 July
21 July
24 July
Recommended revision session (not mandatory class)
Bank holiday
End of classes  / AQC Folders due
25 July - 31 July Week 9 25 - 31 July
31 July
Final exams
End of Summer Term
01 August- 07 August AQC Week 03 August Final grades and folders due 4 PM
    04 August External examiner / AQC Meeting
    05 August AQC Remedial Action (if necessary)
MA Committee Period   08 August SASC meeting
       
       
Trimester 4 - Fall 2022 (only for students with 120-credit option) - See Academic Calendar 2022-2023      
26 September  Week 1   First day of classes