This page gives you all the important data from current academic years
Academic Year 2019-2020 and 2020-2021
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||Wednesday||25 December 2019||First Christmas Day|
|Week 17||Thursday||26 December 2019||Second Christmas Day|
|Week 18||Wednesday||01 January 2020||New Years Day|
|Week 32||Friday||10 April 2020||Good Friday|
|Week 32||Sunday||12 April 2020||Easter Sunday|
|Week 33||Monday||13 April 2020||Easter Monday|
|Week 35||Monday||27 April 2020||Kings Day|
|Week 36||Tuesday||05 May 2020||Liberation Day|
|Week 36||Wednesday||06 May 2020||The morning after Liberation Day|
|Week 38||Thursday||21 May 2020||Ascencion Day|
|Week 39||Sunday||31 May 2020||Whit Sunday|
|Week 40||Monday||01 June 2020||Whit Monday|
|Public Holidays 2020-2021|
|Week 17||Friday||25 December 2020||First Christmas Day|
|Week 17||Saturday||26 December 2020||Second Christmas Day|
|Week 18||Friday||01 January 2021||New Years Day|
|Week 31||Friday||02 April 2021||Good Friday|
|Week 31||Sunday||04 April 2021||Easter Sunday|
|Week 32||Monday||05 April 2021||Easter Monday|
|Week 35||Tuesday||27 April 2021||Kings Day|
|Week 36||Wednesday||05 May 2021||Liberation Day|
|Week 36||Thursday||06 May 2021||The morning after Liberation Day|
|Week 37||Thursday||13 May 2021||Ascencion Day|
|Week 38||Sunday||23 May 2021||Whit Sunday|
|Week 39||Monday||24 May||Whit Monday|
|Period||Start registration date||Final registration date||Courses with maximum|
|1||End June 2019||11 August 2019||04 August 2019|
|2||End August 2019||29 September 2019||22 September 2019|
|3||End October 2019||01 December 2019||24 November 2019|
|4||End November 2019||19 January 2020||12 January 2020|
|5||End January 2020||16 February 2020||09 February 2020|
|6||End March 2020||26 April 2020||19 April 2020|
Attention: Registration is compulsory for all scheduled courses. First Year BSc students will be registered automaticaly for courses in period 1.
New MSc students: Contact your study-advisor to discuss your programme and different final registration regulations in the first period.
|Period||Start registration date||Final registration date|
|1||End June 2019||06 October 2019|
|2||End August 2019||01 December 2019|
|3*||End October 2019||19 January 2020|
|4*||End November 2019||01 March 2020|
|5||End January 2020||19 April 2020|
|6*||End February 2020||14 June 2020|
|Resit exams February||End October 2019||19 January 2020|
|Resit exams August||End February 2020||19 July 2020|
*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.
Due to the corona outbreak, all ceremonies are cancelled until August 1. Please check the website regularly for the latest updates.
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.
Graduation Schedules 2019-2020: Graduation Schedule MSc 2019-2020 and Graduation Schedule BSc 2019-2020
The BSc ceremonies (Spring) will take place on:
- Social Sciences: Thursday, April 2, 2020.
- Technology and Nutrition: Wednesday, April 8, 2020.
- Life Sciences: Wednesday, April 1, 2020.
- Environmental Sciences: Tuesday, April 7, 2020.
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.