Academic Year

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

Academic Year 2021-2022 and 2022-2023

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:

Calendar Academic Year 2021-2022

Calendar Academic Year 2022-2023

Note 2022-2023: Resit 2 in July is subject to approval in the EER process. If needed adjustments will be made based on final version of EER.

Public Holidays 2021-2022 and 2022-2023
Academic week Day Date Holiday
Week 17 Saturday 25 December 2021 First Christmas Day
Week 17 Sunday 26 December 2021 Second Christmas Day
Week 18 Saturday 01 January 2022 New Years Day
Week 33 Friday 15 April 2022 Good Friday
Week 33 Sunday 17 April 2022 Easter Sunday
Week 34 Monday 18 April 2022 Easter Monday
Week 35 Wednesday 27 April 2022 Kings Day
Week 37 Thursday 05 May 2022 Liberation Day
Week 37 Friday 06 May 2022 The morning after Liberation Day
Week 39 Thursday 26 May 2022 Ascencion Day
Week 40 Sunday 05 June 2022 Whit Sunday
Week 41 Monday 06 June 2022 Whit Monday
2022-2023
Week 16 Sunday 25 December 2022 First Christmas Day
Week 17 Monday 26 December 2022 Second Christmas Day
Week 17 Sunday 01 January 2023 New Years Day
Week 31 Friday 07 April 2023 Good Friday
Week 31 Sunday 09 April 2023 Easter Sunday
Week 32 Monday 10 April 2023 Easter Monday
Week 34 Thursday 27 April 2023 Kings Day
Week 35 Friday 05 May 2023 Liberation Day
Week 37 Thursday 18 May 2023 Ascencion Day
Week 38 Sunday 28 May 2023 Whit Sunday
Week 39 Monday 29 May 2023 Whit Monday
Registration for courses 2021-2022 and 2022-2023
Period Start registration date Final registration date Courses with maximum
1 1 June 2021 8 August 2021 1 August 2021
2 1 June 2021 26 September 2021 19 September 2021
3 1 June 2021 21 November 2021 14 November 2021
4 1 June 2021 16 January 2022 9 January 2022
5 1 June 2021 13 February 2022 6 February 2022
6 1 June 2021 10 April 2022 3 April 2022
2022-2023
1 1 June 2022 14 August 2022 7 August 2022
2 1 June 2022 2 October 2022 25 September 2022
3 1 June 2022 27 November 2022 20 November 2022
4 1 June 2022 22 January 2023 15 January 2023
5 1 June 2022 19 February 2023 12 February 2023
6 1 June 2022 16 April 2023 9 April 2023

Attention: Registration is compulsory for all scheduled courses. First Year BSc students will be registered automaticaly for courses in period 1.

New (1st year at the WUR) MSc students: Contact your study-advisor to discuss your programme and different final registration regulations in the first period.

Registration for (resit) exams (test in Osiris) 2021-2022 and 2022-2023
Period Start registration date Final enrolment date Final unenrolment date
1 1 June 2021 19 September 2021 19 September 2021
2 1 June 2021 14 November 2021 14 November 2021
3* 1 June 2021 16 January 2022 16 January 2022
4* 1 June 2021 27 February 2022 27 February 2022
5 1 June 2021 03 April 2022 03 April 2022
6* 1 June 2021 29 May 2022 29 May 2022
Resit 1 (February) 1 September 2021 16 January 2022 16 January 2022
Resit 2 (August) 1 March 2022 26 June 2022 17 July 2022
2022-2023
1 1 June 2022 25 September 2022 25 September 2022
2 1 June 2022 20 November 2022 20 November 2022
3* 1 June 2022 22 January 2023 22 January 2023
4* 1 June 2022 5 March 2023 5 March 2023
5 1 June 2022 9 April 2023 9 April 2023
6* 1 June 2022 4 June 2023 4 June 2023
Resit 1 1 September 2022 22 January 2023 22 January 2023
Resit 2 1 March 2023 27 June 2023 27 June 2023

*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 2021-2022

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 2021-2022: Graduation Schedule MSc 2021-2022