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Graduate Academic Calendar

EventDate
Biblical Hebrew June 14 – July 19, 2023
Eid Al Adha VacationNo classes or ExamsJune 30, 2023
Elementary Biblical Hebrew ExamJuly 19, 2023
Housing Check-Out (if applicable)TBA
Summer Ulpan August 3 -September 20, 2023
Registration days for Summer UlpanStudents without HousingAugust 1, 2023
Registration days for Summer UlpanStudents with HousingAugust 2, 2023
Fast of Tisha B’AV University offices closedJuly 27, 2023
Pre Semester
Registration for Modern Standard Arabic & Housing Check-InSeptember 5, 2023
Modern Standard Arabic September 6 – 28, 2023
Rosh Hashana University offices closedSeptember 15 – 17, 2023
Yom Kippur University offices closedSeptember 24 – 25, 2023
Housing Check-Out (if applicable)September 28, 2023
Modern Standard Arabic ExamSeptember 28, 2023
Succoth Vacation University offices closedSeptember 29 – October 7, 2023
Autumn Semester October 15, 2023 – January 22, 2024
Academic Registration and Dorms Check-In for the Autumn Semester/Academic year October 11, 2023
Orientation Day for students attending Autumn Semester/Academic year October 12, 2023
Add/Drop WeekOctober 15 – 26 , 2023
Hanukkah VacationNo classes or Exams (Hebrew Classes will continue)December 11 – 16, 2023
Christmas VacationDecember 25, 2023
No Schedule classes or Exams No classes or Exams January 21, 2024
Exam WeeksSession 1 (“Moed A”)January 23 – February 1, 2024
Session 2 (“Moed B”)February 18 – 22, 2024
Autumn semester students vacate dormsFebruary 4, 2024
Spring Semester Hebrew Course BeginsFebruary 18 – June 10, 2024
Spring Semester March 10 – July 1, 2024
Academic Registration and Dorms Check-In for Students attending the Spring SemesterMarch 6, 2024
Orientation Day for Students attending the Spring SemesterMarch 7, 2024
Add/Drop WeekMarch 10 -21, 2024
Purim Vacation University offices closedMarch 24 – 25, 2024
Eid al-FitrNo classes or Exams April 11, 2024
Passover Vacation University offices closedApril 17 – 29, 2024
Holocaust Memorial Day Eve Classes end at 6:00 p.m.May 5, 2024
Holocaust Memorial DayNo Exams.
No classes between 09:45-10:45
May 6, 2024
Memorial Day EveClasses end at 4:00 p.m.May 12, 2024
Memorial and Independence Day Vacation University offices closedMay 13 – 14, 2024
Shavuot Vacation University offices closedJune 11 – 12, 2024
Eid Al Adha VacationNo classes or Exams June 18, 2024
Exam Week*Session 1 (“Moed A”)July 2 – 11, 2024
Session 2 (“Moed B”)August 4 – 8, 2024
Year and spring semester students vacate dormsJuly 14, 2024
Summer Semester
(Three semesters MA degree programs)
July 14 – August 9, 2024
Tisha B’Av University offices closedAugust 13, 2024
Housing Check-Out DateAugust 14, 2024

***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.

EventDate
Biblical HebrewJune 14 – July 19, 2022
Eid Al Adha VacationNo classes or examsJuly 10, 2022
Elementary Biblical Hebrew ExamJuly 18, 2022
Housing Check-out Date (if applicable)July 19, 2022
Summer Ulpan August 3 – September 21, 2022
Registration days for Summer UlpanStudents without housing August 1, 2022
Registration days for Summer UlpanStudents with housing August 2, 2022
Fast of Tisha B’AvUniversity closed August 7, 2022
Pre-Semester
Registration for Modern Standard Arabic & Housing Check-InSeptember 5, 2022
Modern Standard ArabicSeptember 6 -October 3, 2022
Housing Check-out Date (if applicable)September 21, 2022
Rosh HashanaUniversity offices closed
September 25-27, 2022
Modern Standard Arabic ExamOctober 3, 2022
Yom KippurUniversity offices closed
October 4-5, 2022
Succoth VacationUniversity offices closed
October 9-17, 2022
Autumn SemesterOctober 23, 2022 – January 27, 2023
Academic Registration and dorms Check in for the Autumn semester/ Academic yearOctober 19, 2022
Orientation Day for students attending the academic year or the Autumn semesterOctober 20, 2022
Add and Drop WeekOctober 23 – November 5, 2022
Election DayUniversity closedNovember 1, 2022
Christmas / Hanukkah VacationNo classes or exams (Hebrew classes will continue)December 19-25, 2022
Intersession (Winter break)Exams are held during the intersession. Check your exam schedule before booking flightsJanuary 27th, 2023
Exam Week***Session 1 (“Moed A”)January 29 – February 2, 2023
Autumn semester students vacate dormsFebruary 6, 2023
Exam Week***Session 2 (“Moed B”)February 26 – March 3, 2023
Spring Semester Hebrew Course BeginsFebruary 26, 2023
Purim VacationMarch 07-08, 2023
Spring SemesterMarch 12 – June 30, 2023
Academic registration and dorms check in for students attending the Spring semester.March 9, 2023
Orientation Day for students attending the Spring semesterMarch 9, 2023
Add and Drop WeekMarch 12-25, 2023
Passover VacationUniversity offices closed
April 02 -15, 2023
Holocaust Memorial Day EveClasses end at 18:00April 17, 2023
Eid al-FitrNo classes or examsApril 23, 2023
Memorial Day EveClasses end at 16:00April 24, 2023
Memorial and Independence Day VacationUniversity closed (no classes or exams)April 25-26, 2023
Shavuot VacationNo classes or examsMay 25-26, 2023
Eid Al Adha VacationNo classes or examsJune 30, 2023
End of Spring SemesterJune 30, 2023
Exam Week***Session 1 (“Moed A”)July 2 – July 7, 2023
Year and spring semester students vacate dormsJuly 9, 2023
Exam Week ***Session 2 (“Moed B”)July 29 – August 3, 2023
Summer SemesterJuly 16-August 10, 2023
Summer Semester BeginsFor three semester MA degree programsJuly 16, 2023
Erev Tisha B’AvNo classes or exams July 26, 2023
Tisha B’AvUniversity closedJuly 27, 2023
Housing check-out DateTBA

***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.

2021-2022

EventDate(s)
Yom KippurUniversity offices closedSeptember 15 – 16, 2021
Program registration and dorms check in for students attending the academic year or
the Autumn semester
October 6, 2021
Orientation Day for students attending the academic year or the Autumn semesterOctober 7, 2021
Dorm check in for students attending the academic year or the Autumn semesterOctober 14, 2021
Autumn SemesterOctober 10, 2021 – January 14, 2022
Autumn Semester BeginsOctober 10, 2021
Add and Drop WeekOctober 10 – 21, 2021
Chanukah VacationDecember 5, 2021
Modern Hebrew Language Final ExamDecember 20, 2021
Christmas VacationDecember 25, 2021
Autumn Semester EndsJanuary 14, 2022
Intersession (Winter break)Exams are held during the intersession. Check your exam schedule before booking flightsJanuary 15-March 1, 2022
Exam Week*** Session 1 (“Moed A”)January 16-20, 2022
Exam Week*** Session 2 (“Moed B”)TBA
Autumn semester students vacate dormsJanuary 23, 2022
Spring Hebrew Language Program registration day January 31, 2022
Spring Hebrew Language Program February 1 – May 31, 2022
Spring Hebrew Language Program Part 1: Intensive UlpanFebruary 1-27, 2022 (daily)
Spring Hebrew Language Program Part 2: SemesterMarch 2, 2022 – May 31, 2022 (3 times a week)
Orientation Day for students attending the Spring semesterMarch 3, 2022
Academic registration for spring semester coursesStudents attending Spring Semester onlyTBA
Spring Semester March 6 – June 24, 2022
Add/Drop WeekMarch 6 – 17, 2022
Dorm check in for students attending the Spring semesterMarch 10, 2022
Passover VacationApril 13 – 23, 2022
Holocaust Memorial Day EveClasses end at 18:00April 27, 2022
Memorial Day EveClasses end at 16:00May 3, 2022
Memorial and Independence Day VacationUniversity closed (No classes or exams)May 4-5, 2022
Modern Hebrew Language Final ExamJune 1, 2022
Shavuot VacationJune 5, 2022
Student Day EveClasses end at 6:00pm June 15, 2022
Student DayClasses begin at 9:00am June 16, 2022
No classes. Exams and completion classes can be held, by prior arrangement with studentsJune 20, 2022
Classes normally held on Thursdays will be held on this dayJune 21, 2022
Spring Semester EndsJune 24, 2022
Exam Week***
Session 1 (“Moed A”)June 26 – July 1, 2022
Year and spring semester students vacate dormsJuly 8, 2022
Exam Week ***Session 2 (“Moed B”)July 31 – August 11, 2022
Summer SemesterJuly 18 – August 11, 2022
Summer Semester BeginsFor three semester MA degree programsJuly 18, 2022

***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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