Academic Year

This page gives you all the important data from current academic years

Academic Year 2018-2019 / 2019-2020

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:

Public Holidays 2018-2019 / 2019-2020
College week Day Date Holiday
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 Kings Day
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
2019-2020
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 38 Thursday 21 May 2020 Ascencion Day
Week 39 Sunday 31 May 2020 Whit Sunday
Week 40 Monday 01 June 2020 Whit Monday
Registration for courses 2019-2020
Period Final registration date Courses with maximum
1 11 August 2019 04 August 2019
2 29 September 2019 22 September 2019
3 01 December 2019 24 November 2019
4 19 January 2020 12 January 2020
5 16 February 2020 09 February 2020
6 12 April 2020 05 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 program and different final registration regulations in the first period.

Registration for (resit) examens 2018-2019 / 2019-2020
Period Final registration date
5 21 April 2019
6* 16 June 2019
Resit exams February 20 January 2019
Resit exams August 28 July 2019
2019-2020
1 06 October 2019
2 01 December 2019
3* 19 January 2020
4* 01 March 2020
5 19 April 2020
6* 14 June 2020
Resit exams February 19 January 2020
Resit exams July 21 June 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.

Graduation 2018-2019

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 Schedule BSc 2018-2019 and Graduation Schedule MSc 2018-2019.

The BSc ceremonies wil take place on:

- Tuesday, April 2, 2019, Environmental Sciences.

- Thursday, April 4, 2019, Social Sciences.

- Thursday, April 11, 2019, Life Sciences.

- Friday, April 12, 2019, Technology and Nutrition.

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.