This page gives you all the important dates during the academic year 2017-2018. The Calendar Academic Year 2018-2019 is placed on the bottom of the page.
Academic Year 2017-2018
Lectures of the academic year 2017-2018 started September 4th, 2017.
An academic year is divided into six educational periods. The 'Calendar academic year' contains more information about the academic year (e.g. exam and holiday weeks) and can be downloaded here:
|Week 17||Monday||25 December 2017||First Christmas Day|
|Week 17||Tuesday||26 December 2017||Second Christmas Day|
|Week 18||Monday||01 January 2018||New Years Day|
|Week 30||Friday||30 March 2018||Good Friday|
|Week 30||Sunday||01 April 2018||Easter Sunday|
|Week 31||Monday||02 April 2018||Easter Monday|
|Week 34||Friday||27 April 2018||King's Birthday|
|Week 35||Saturday||05 May 2018||Liberation Day|
|Week 36||Thursday||10 May 2018||Ascencion Day|
|Week 37||Sunday||20 May 2018||Whit Sunday|
|Week 38||Monday||21 May 2018||Whit Monday|
|Period||Final registration date||Courses with maximum|
|1||13 August 2017||06 August 2017|
|2||01 October 2017||24 September 2017|
|3||10 December 2017||03 December 2017|
|4||21 January 2018||14 January 2018|
|5||18 February 2018||11 February 2018|
|6||15 April 2018||08 April 2018|
New MSc students: Contact your study-advisor to discuss your program and different final registration regulations in the first period.
|Period||Final registration date|
|1||08 October 2017|
|2||03 December 2017|
|3||21 January 2018|
|4||04 March 2018|
|5||22 April 2018|
|6||17 June 2018|
|Resit exams February||21 Januari 2018|
|Resit exams August||29 July 2018|
Attention: In period 3, 4 and 6 exams are spread over the full period. However registration is still required.
Attention: The dates mentioned above are all Sundays. The final dates when the Student Service Desk can help you with any registration problems is 2 days earlier on Friday.
Master (MSc) & Bachelor (BSc): The university has ‘automatic graduation’. This means that when your last (sufficient) grade has been entered in the Student Information System (in your approved study contract), it will automatically be determined that you have passed the final examination in the programme. This will be approved 11 times a year by the examination committee.
The MSc Graduation Ceremonies are scheduled to take place in the Aula of Wageningen University, Generaal Foulkesweg 1, Wageningen.
The BSc Graduation Ceremonies are scheduled to take place in Orion, Bronlaan 1, Wageningen.
|Wednesday 1 November 2017||Life Sciences: Biology (BBI), Animal Sciences (BDW) and Plant Sciences (BPW)|
|Thursday 2 November 2017||Social Sciences: Management and Consumer Studies (BBC), Communication Sciences (BCW), Economics and Governance (BEB), Health and Society (BGM), and International Development Studies (BIN)|
|Wednesday 8 November 2017||Environmental Sciences: Forest and Nature Conservation (BBN), Soil, Water, Atmosphere (BBW), International Land and Water Management (BIL), Landscape Architecture and Planning (BLP), Environmental Sciences (BMW) and Tourism (BTO)|
|Thursday 9 November 2017||Technology & Nutrition: Biosystems Engineering (BAT), Biotechnology (BBT), Food Technology (BLT), Molecular Life Sciences (BML) and Nutrition and Health (BVG)|
Academic Year 2018-2019
Lectures of the academic year 2017-2018 will start on September 3rd, 2018.
|Week 17||Tuesday||25 December 2018||First Christmas Day|
|Week 17||Wednesday||26 December 2018||Second Christmas Day|
|Week 18||Tuesday||01 January 2019||New Years Day|
|Week 33||Friday||19 April 2019||Good Friday|
|Week 33||Sunday||21 April 2019||Easter Sunday|
|Week 34||Monday||22 April 2019||Easter Monday|
|Week 34||Saturday||27 April 2019||King's Birthday|
|Week 35||Sunday||05 May 2019||Liberation Day|
|Week 39||Thursday||30 May 2019||Ascencion Day|
|Week 40||Sunday||09 June 2019||Whit Sunday|
|Week 41||Monday||10 June 2019||Whit Monday|