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Graduate Academic Calendar

Graduate Calendar 2016-2017

2017-2018

EventDate
Biblical Hebrew Beginner's (summer preparatory course for MA in Bible)June 14 – July 20, 2017
Registration for Jerusalem UlpanJune 26, 2017
Jerusalem UlpanJune 26 – July 31, 2017
Registration for Summer UlpanAugust 6 – 7, 2017
Summer UlpanAugust 7 – September 27, 2017
Registration for Foundations in Literary ArabicAugust 27, 2017
Foundations in Literary Arabic – Intensive Beginner's CourseAugust 29 - September 28, 2017
Pre Semester
Academic Registration for courses (Autumn semester students, year students and three-semester students) August 20 – September 4, 2017
Rosh Hashana (University offices closed)September 20 – 22, 2017
Yom Kippur (University offices closed)
September 29 – 30, 2017
Succoth Vacation (University offices closed)October 4 – 12, 2017
Year and Autumn Semester students move into the dormsOctober 17 – 18, 2017
Orientation Week for students attending the academic year or the Autumn SemesterOctober 17 – 19, 2017
Placement exam in Biblical HebrewOctober 18, 2017
Autumn Semester Begins October 22, 2017
Add/Drop WeekOctober 22 – November 2, 2017
Chanukah VacationDecember 17, 2017
Christmas VacationDecember 25, 2017
Modern Hebrew Language Final ExamJanuary 26 & 28, 2018
Exam Weeks*Session 1 ("Moed A")January 29 – February 1, 2018
Session 2 ("Moed B")March 5 – 8, 2018
Intersession (Winter break)Exams are held during the intersession. Check your exam schedule before booking flightsJanuary 27 – March 17, 2018
Autumn Semester EndsJanuary 26, 2018
Autumn semester students vacate dormsFebruary 2, 2018
Purim Vacation (University offices closed)March 1 – 2, 2018
Spring students move into the dorms March 14, 2018
Orientation Week for students attending the Spring Semester
(exact schedule will be sent to accepted students)
March 11 – 15, 2018
Spring Semester BeginsMarch 18, 2018
Academic Registration for Spring Semester Courses
(students attending Spring Semester only)
TBA
Add/Drop WeekMarch 18 – 29, 2018
Passover Vacation (University offices closed)March 28 – April 8, 2018
Memorial and Independence Day Vacation (University offices closed)April 17 – 20, 2018
Classes end at 16:00 on April 17
Jerusalem Day/Student Day (University offices closed)May 14, 2018
Shavuot Vacation (University offices closed)May 20, 2018
Modern Hebrew Language Final ExamJune 29 - July 1, 2018
Exam Week*Session 1 ("Moed A")July 2 – 5, 2018
Session 2 ("Moed B")July 29 – August 1, 2018
Spring Semester EndsJune 28, 2018
Spring Semester students vacate dormsJuly 8, 2018
Summer Semester Begins
(Three semesters MA degree programs)
July 15, 2018
Add/Drop Week July 15-19, 2018
Tisha B'Av (University offices closed)July 22, 2018
Eid Al Adha VacationAugust 22, 2018
Summer semester endsSeptember 6, 2018
Three semester MA students vacate dormsSeptember 16, 2018
Exam Week*Session 1 ("Moed A") September 12-13, 2018
Session 2 ("Moed B")TBA

*Exam week for the courses offered in the Rothberg International School’s Division of Graduate Studies only.  The exam schedule will extend beyond these dates for courses offered by the other Faculties and Schools of the Hebrew University. Students must check their exam schedules before making flight arrangements for departure

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