The academic year starts in the third week of September and consists of two semesters of 12 weeks each. In week 13, postponed classes and supervising activities are organised. The autumn semester ends in January, the spring semester ends in June. All courses, course-related activities and work placements end in May. Each block of 12 weeks is followed by an examination period (January and June). Students who fail certain exams may enrol for a resit examination period in September.