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Academic calendar for
undergraduate and master study programs
2020 - 2021

General information

The academic year in Romania is divided into two semesters.

The autumn semester at UPB usually starts in October and the spring semester starts in February. This page shows the official semester dates, breaks, and holidays.

Bachelor

Semester Type of program and year of study Period Activity
I Undergraduate
(all years of study)
05.10.2020 – 18.12.2020 Courses
19.12.2020 – 10.01.2021 Winter Holiday
11.01.2021 – 29.01.2021 Courses
30.01.2021 – 19.02.2021 Exam Session
20.02.2021 – 28.02.2021 Spring Holiday
II Undergraduate
(years I, II and III of study)
01.03.2021 – 04.06.2021 Courses
05.06.2021 – 25.06.2021 Exam session
Internship period
Undergraduate
(year IV of study)
01.03.2021 – 04.06.2021 Courses – thesis preparation period
05.06.2021 – 18.06.2021 Exam session
19.06.2021 – 04.07.2021 Internship Period
Thesis preparation period – final stage
05.07.2021 – 09.07.2021 Final exam session

Master

Semester Type of program and year of study Period Activity
I Master
(all years of study)
05.10.2020 – 18.12.2020 Courses
19.12.2020 – 10.01.2021 Winter Holiday
11.01.2021 – 29.01.2021 Courses
30.01.2021 – 19.02.2021 Exam Session
20.02.2021 – 28.02.2021 Spring Holiday
II Master
(year I)
01.03.2021 – 04.06.2021 Courses
05.06.2021 – 25.06.2021 Exam session
Master
(year II)
01.03.2021 – 04.06.2021 Courses
Internship Period
Thesis preparation period
05.06.2021 – 18.06.2021 Exam session
19.06.2021 – 27.06.2021 Period of study for the final exam
28.06.2021 – 02.07.2021 Final exam session – Thesis Defense

Admission for the academic year 2020 - 2021

Type of program Period Activity
Undergraduate studies 12.07.2021 – 22.07.2021 Registration and admission contest
Master studies Session I: 03.07.2021 – 16.07.2021 Registration and admission contest
Session II: 30.08.2021 – 17.09.2021 Registration and admission contest
Doctorate studies Session I: 05.07.2021 – 16.07.2021 Registration and admission contest
Session II: 06.09.2021 - 24.09.2021 Registration and admission contest