Academic calendar and academic regulations

2024-2025 academic calendar for bachelor's and master's degrees approved by the Governing Council on April 24, 2024. See the calendar of each school for each of the deadlines regulated in the general calendar.
Current 2023-2024 academic calendar
2024-2025 doctoral studies academic calendar



2024–2025 bachelor's and master's degrees academic calendar 


Public holidays and non-working days (1)
Not teaching periods (2)
Teaching days for final thesis examination committees
(1) These are non-working days:
● Saturdays and holidays.
● The periods of low occupancy of spaces, in accordance with the Agreement CS/2023/09/05, of December 21, 2023, of the Social Council, which approves the budget of the UPC for the year 2024.
● For electoral purposes, non-school periods are ineligible, in accordance with article 32.3 of the UPC electoral regulation
(2) During the non-teaching periods, ordinary classes will not be taught, no exams will be held and TFG/TFM courts can be held.

2024

SEPTEMBER
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2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30
OCTOBER
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7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
NOVEMBER
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4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30
DECEMBER
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2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31

2025

JANUARY
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6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
FEBRUARY
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3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28
MARCH
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3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31
APRIL
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1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30
MAY
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5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
JUNE
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2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30
JULY
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1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
AUGUST
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4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Public holidays 2024-2025

In addition to these public holidays, schools may close on local holidays.

Start and end of academic year

Non-teaching periods

During these period no classes or examinations will be held, although bachelor's, master's and final thesis examination committees may meet.
  • Christmas: from 27 December, 2024 to 3 January, 2025
  • Easter: from April 14-17 2025
  • Summer: from August 1-31, 2025

Saturdays are considered non-teaching, although, for teaching reasons, it can be determined that they are teaching for some specific studies.

No regular teaching
will be given between 1 and 31 July.

Commons periods for bachelor's and master's degree courses


Periods for bachelor's and master's degree thesis defence

  • Semestral enrolment
    • Additional to Q2 (having made regular enrolment in Q1): up to 31 May, 2025 (the date of May 31 may be brought forward to April 30 or extended to July 15 if, for organizational reasons, the school considers appropriate).
    • Additional to Q1(having made ordinary enrolment in Q2 of the previous year): up to 31 October, 2025
  • Yearly enrolment
    • Ordinary registration in Q1 + additional to Q2: up to 31 May, 2025 (the date of May 31 may be brought forward to April 30 or extended until July 15 if, for organizational reasons, the school deems it appropriate)
    • Additional to Q1 (having made ordinary enrolment in Q2 of the previous year): up to 31 October, 2025


Periods for applying for recognition/validation

  • Courses with semestral enrolment
    • Autumn semester: in June, July and up to 2 September, 2024
    • Spring semester: in December, 2024 and up to 31 January, 2025
  • Courses with yearly enrolment
    • During the months of June, July and until September 2, 2024


Periods for applying to continue on a degree course (students declared unfit according to the permanence regulations)

  • Students who have not met the minimum academic progress requirements in their first year or the initial stage
    • Students who have not met the minimum academic progress requirements in their first year or the initial stage autumn semester 2024-2025: until February 15, 2025
    • Students who have not met the minimum academic progress requirements in their first year or the initial stage spring semester 2024-2025: until July 15, 2025
  • Curricula with annual enrolment
    Until July 15, 2025


Apply to drop out of school

  • Degrees with curricular evaluation
    • Autumn semester: before the start of the curricular assessment (schools must set a deadline in their calendar)
    • Spring semester: before the start of the curricular assessment (schools must set a deadline in their calendar)
  • Degrees without curricular evaluation
    • Autumn semester: before the end of the evaluation period (school must set a deadline in their calendar)
    • Spring semester: before the end of the evaluation period (school must set a deadline in their calendar)


Deadlines for enrolment changes 

The schools will establish the period of applications for each academic period from the moment of enrolment and until, at most:

For curricula with semester tuition

  • Autumn semester and yearly enrolment: up to 23 September, 2024 (exclusively for master's degree studies until September 16, 2024)
  • Spring semester: up to 21 February, 2025

For curricula with annual enrolment

  • Until September 16, 2024 (exclusively for master's degree studies until September 23, 2024)

Deadlines for dropping subjects and waiver of tuition

  • Autumn semester: until October 31, 2024
  • Spring semester: Until March 31, 2025 (in the case of scholarship students, the deadline is February 21, 2025)

    In the event of illness or serious accident of the student or a first-degree relative that makes it impossible to attend the studies for a period of more than one month, these deadlines are extended until December 15, 2024 and the May 15, 2025 respectively.