Academic calendar

Academic year & teaching periods



October 1 to September 30


Teaching period
October 1 to January 21
Winter examination period
(no classes)
January 24 to February 18

Teaching period
February 21 to June 10

Summer examination period
(no classes)
June 13 to July 15

IMPORTANT: The faculties and academies of the University of Zagreb operate within distinct academic calendars and therefore there might be differences (2-3 weeks) in the beginning/ending of a semester. For exact information please contact directly Faculty/Academy of the University you will visit.

National Holidays

January 1 New Year’s Day
January 6 Three Kings Day (Epiphany)
Easter and the day after Easter Sunday and Monday
May 1 Labour Day
60 days after Easter Corpus Christi
May 30 Day of Croatia Statehood
June 22 Anti-Fascist Struggle Day
August 5 Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day
August 15 Assumption of Mary
November 1 All Saint’s Day
November 18 Remembrance Day
December 25 and 26 Christmas (University Christmas holidays 25.12.-6.1.)