Academic Calendar

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Semester dates / Lectures

Autumn Semester 2015 14.09.2015 - 18.12.2015
Spring Semester 2016 22.02.2016 - 03.06.2016
Autumn Semester 2016 19.09.2016 - 23.12.2016
Spring Semester 2017 20.02.2017 - 02.06.2017
Autumn Semester 2017 18.09.2017 - 22.12.2017

Overview semester dates

2015

Swiss National Day 01.08.2015 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
Examination session 03.08.2015 - 28.08.2015
Entrance examinations 17.08.2015 - 27.08.2015
Information days for final-year secondary school students 02.09.2015 - 03.09.2015
"Knabenschiessen" (local Zurich festival) 14.09.2015 Show 
 
Buildings open all day!
 
Start of Autumn Semester 2015 14.09.2015 Show 
Erstsemestrigentag
 
Classes begin 15.09.2015
Doctoral Graduation date 09.10.2015
Doctorate awards ceremony 09.10.2015
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations 11.10.2015
Dies Academicus (“ETH Day”) 21.11.2015 Show 
 
Main building HG closed, Sport Center Polyterrasse MM open
 
 
Polyball (annual student ball) 28.11.2015 Show 
 
Buildings HG and MM closed starting Saturday, 17:00 h and Sunday
 
 
 
End of Autumn Semester 2015 18.12.2015
Christmas break 24.12.2015 - 03.01.2016 Show 
 
Christmas break starting at noon, buildings closed from 13:00 h!
 
 
     

2016

Doctoral Graduation deadline 08.01.2016
Doctorate awards ceremony 15.01.2016
Examination session 25.01.2016 - 19.02.2016
Start of Spring Semester 2016 22.02.2016
Doctoral Graduation deadline 11.03.2016
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations 20.03.2016
Week after Easter: no classes 25.03.2016 - 03.04.2016 Show 
 
End of classes on Thursday, March 24, 2016, 17:00, no classes up to and including Sunday, April 3, 2016
Buildings closed over Easter from Good Friday until Easter Monday!
 
 
 
Doctorate awards ceremony 15.04.2016
"Sechseläuten" (Zurich spring festival) 18.04.2016 Show 
 
No classes in the afternoon, buildings closed from 13:00 h!
 
Labour Day 01.05.2016 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed
 
 
Ascension Day 05.05.2016 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed, end of classes on Wednesday, Mai 4, 17:00
 
 
Friday after Ascension Day: classes 06.05.2016
Whitsuntide 14.05.2016 - 16.05.2016 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
Doctoral Graduation deadline 03.06.2016
End of Spring Semester 2016 03.06.2016
Doctorate awards ceremony 15.07.2016
Swiss National Day 01.08.2016 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
Examination session 08.08.2016 - 02.09.2016
Entrance examinations 22.08.2016 - 01.09.2016
Information days for final-year secondary school students 07.09.2016 - 08.09.2016
"Knabenschiessen" (local Zurich festival) 12.09.2016 Show 
 
Buildings open all day!
 
Start of Autumn Semester 2016 19.09.2016 Show 
 
First semester day
 
Classes begin 20.09.2016
Doctoral Graduation deadline 14.10.2016
Doctorate awards ceremony 14.10.2016
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations 16.10.2016
Dies Academicus (“ETH Day”) 19.11.2016 Show 
 
Main building HG closed, Sport Center Polyterrasse MM open
 
 
Polyball (annual student ball) 26.11.2016 Show 
 
Buildings HG and MM closed starting Saturday, 17:00 and Sunday
 
 
 
End of Autumn Semester 2016 23.12.2016
Christmas break 24.12.2016 - 02.01.2017 Show 
 
Christmas break, buildings closed!
 
 
     

2017

Doctoral Graduation date 09.01.2017
Doctoral Awards Ceremony 20.01.2017
Examination session 23.01.2017 - 17.02.2017
Start of Spring Semester 2017 20.02.2017
Doctoral Graduation date 17.03.2017
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations 19.03.2017
Week after Easter: no classes 14.04.2017 - 23.04.2017 Show 
 
End of classes on Thursday, April 13, 2017, 17:00, no classes up to and including Sunday, April 23, 2017
Buildings closed over Easter from Good Friday until Easter Monday!
 
 
 
Doctoral Awards Ceremony 21.04.2017
"Sechseläuten" (Zurich spring festival) 24.04.2017 Show 
 
No classes in the afternoon, buildings closed from 13:00 h!
 
Labour Day 01.05.2017 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed
 
 
Ascension Day 25.05.2017 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed, end of classes on Wednesday, Mai 24, 17:00
 
 
Friday after Ascension Day: classes 26.05.2017
End of Spring Semester 2017 02.06.2017
Whitsuntide 03.06.2017 - 05.06.2017 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
Doctoral Graduation date 09.06.2017
Doctoral Awards Ceremony 21.07.2017
Swiss National Day 01.08.2017 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
Examination session 07.08.2017 - 01.09.2017
Entrance examinations 21.08.2017 - 31.08.2017
Information days for final-year secondary school students 06.09.2017 - 07.09.2017
"Knabenschiessen" (local Zurich festival) 11.09.2017 Show 
 
Buildings open all day!
 
Start of Autumn Semester 2017 18.09.2017 Show 
 
First semester day
 
Classes begin 19.09.2017
Doctoral Graduation date 13.10.2017
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations 15.10.2017
Doctoral Awards Ceremony 20.10.2017
ETH Faculty Retreat 10.11.2017 Show 
 
No classes after 12 am
 
 
Dies Academicus (“ETH Day”) 18.11.2017 Show 
 
Main building HG closed, Sport Center Polyterrasse MM open
 
 
Polyball (annual student ball) 25.11.2017 Show 
 
Buildings HG and MM closed starting Saturday, 17:00 and Sunday
 
 
 
End of Autumn Semester 2017 22.12.2017
     
 
 
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