Academic calendar

Chronological summary of events in the academic year

Summer Term 2017/2018

13. 8. 2018 – 23. 8. 2018
examination period – resit examinations and replacement examination dates

23. 8. – 28. 8. 2018

  • resit and replacement examination dates – state examinations in theory courses of the Bachelor’s programs
  • resit and replacement examination date – defences of final Bachelor’s works/theses
  • resit and replacement examination date – defences of final Master’s works/theses

Public holidays in Slovakia

29 August 2018
Slovak National Uprising Anniversary

Winter Term 2018/2019

3 September 2018
enrollment in Doctoral programs

  • first- year of study: at 09:00, office H-220
  • higher studies (full-time, external studies) at 13:00, office H-220

3 September 2018
enrollment in Bachelor´s programs

  • first-year of study: from 8:00 to 11:00, office H 135

4 September 2018
enrollment in Bachelor´s programs

  • second-year of study: from 09:00 to 11:00, office H 135

5 September 2018
enrollment in Bachelor´s programs

  • third-year of study: from 09:00 to 11:00, office H 135

enrollment in two-year Supplementary Study programs

  • from 14:00 to 15:00, office H 135

6 September 2018
enrollment in Bachelor´s programs

  • fourth-year of study: from 09:00 to 11:00, office H 135

7 September 2018
enrollment in  Master’s programs 

  • first-year of study: from 09:00 to 11:00, office H 135

10 September 2018
enrollment in  Master’s programs 

  • second-year of study: from 09:00 to 11:00, office H 135

11 September 2018 – 03 December 2018
theory courses 

11 September 2018 – 07 December 2018
studio courses, preparatory courses and professional courses 

11 September 2018 – 23 October 2018
first round of preparatory courses (evaluation on 25 October 2018)

12 September (estimation)
Matriculation of the first-year students of Bachelor’s Degree programs and official opening of the academic year 

1 October 2018
submission deadline for the dissertation examination application 

31 October 2018        
submission deadline for the dissertation defence in winter term 

7 November – 8 November 2018
dissertation examinations 

30 October 2018 – 7 December 2018
second round of preparatory courses 

30 October 2018
Open Doors Day

17 December 2018 – 6 February 2019
examination period

8 February 2019 – 18 February 2019
extended examination period for students returning from internship and work placement in winter semester

10 December 2018 – 12 December 2018
departmental evaluation of preparatory courses and Bachelor’s and Master’s studio works 

13 December 2018
evaluation of students’works  by all departments

14 December 2018 – 16 December 2018
exhibition of students’ works open to public 

22 December 2018 – 6 January 2019
Christmas holidays

14 January 2019 – 23 January 2019
entrance examination for bachelor’s programs for the academic year 2019/2020

  • first round (14 – 16 January 2019) – study programs: Painting; Sculpture, Object, Installation; Intermedia; Photography and New Media; Visual Communication; Design
  • second round (21 – 23 January 2019) – study programs: Textile Arts; Applied Arts; Printmaking and other Media; Architecture; Conservation and Restoration

4 February 2018
construction in architecture - defence; fourth-year students of Architecture

6 February 2019 – 7 February 2019
state examinations in Theory Courses of Master’s Degree Programs

14 February 2019 – 15 February 2019
final examinations for the Supplementary Study Programs (DPŠ14 a DPŠe14)

Summer Term 2018/2019

18 February 2019 – 10 May 2019
Theory Courses

18 February 2019 – 17 May 2019
studio courses, preparatory course, specialized courses 

31 January 2019      
submission deadline for the defence of the dissertation thesis in summer term

28 February 2019
submission deadline for the dissertation examination application 

30 April 2019
construction in architecture – defence; resit and replacement examination date; fourth-year students of Architecture

27 May 2019 – 30 June 2019
examination period

16 April 2019
submission deadline for the theoretical part of diploma thesis;second-year students of Master’s Degree Programs

24 April 2019 – 25 April 2019
dissertation examinations in Doctoral Programs 

20 May 2019 – 21 May 2019
departmental evaluation of preparatory courses and Bachelor’s and Master’s studio works 

22 May 2019
defences of the bachelor’s works and theses 

23 May 2019
evaluation of students’ works  by all departments

24 May 2019 – 26 May 2019
exhibition of summer term students’ works and final Bachelor’s works open to public 

27 May – 29 May 2019
exhibition of final Master’s works open to oponents

27 May – 4 June 2019
installation of final Master’s works 

5 June 2019
Master’s theses/works defences

17 June 2019
resit and replacement examination date for Theory Courses in Master’s Degree Programs

17 June 2019 – 18 June 2019
state examinations in Theory Courses in Bachelor’s Degree Programs

21 June 2019
entrance examinations for Master’s degree and two-year supplemenatry study programs, change of study program, the date will be set up later,  

second half of June 2019
graduation ceremony for Master’s degree holders

28 June 2019
entrance examinations for Doctoral study programs 

12 August 2019 – 23 August 2019
examination period– resit and replacement examination dates 

23 August 2019
resit and replacement examination dates – state examinations in Theory Courses for Bachelor‘s degree programs

19 August – 22 August 2019
Resit and replacement examination date

  • defences of Bachelor’s theses/works 
  • defences of Master’s theses/works 

Public Holidays in Slovakia

1 September 2018
Constitution Day

15 September 2018
Day of Blessed Virgin Mary

1 November 2018
All Saints´Day

17 November 2018
Freedom and Democracy Day

24 –  26 December 2018
Christmas season

6 January 2019
Epiphany – The Three Kings´ Day

19 April 2019
Good Friday

22 April 2019
Easter Monday

1 May 2019
Internatinal Labour Day

8 May 2019
VE Day

5 July 2019
Saints Cyril and Methodius Day

29 August 2019
Slovak National Uprising Anniversary