Academic Calendar 2019-20

         DateProgramMPAOne-year
MAPP
Mundus
MAPP
2019
Sept 2-6Pre-Session for First-Year Studentsxxx
Sept 2SPP Welcome sessionxxx
Sept 9Registration for Fall Term beginsxxx
Sept 9-13Zero Weekxxx
Sept 13CEU Opening Ceremonyxxx
Sept 16Fall Term begins in Budapestxxx
Sept 16-13 Student Union departmental electionsxxx
Sept 29Registration for Fall Term endsxxx
Oct 22-26Reading week for SPP studentsxxx
Oct 23Hungarian National Holiday, CEU is officially closedxxx
Nov1All Saints’ Day, CEU is officially closedxxx
Dec 2Fall Term Course Evaluations open*xxx
Dec 6Fall Term Endsxxx
Dec 6Deadline to apply for an exemption from the internship (One-year MAPP) x 
Dec 4Winter Socialxxx
Dec 9-13Fall Term Exam Weekxxx
Dec 16-23Offices staffed with skeleton team xxx
Dec 24-26CEU is officially closedxxx
Dec 27-30Offices staffed with skeleton team xxx
Dec 31CEU is officially closedxxx
2020
Jan 1CEU is officially closedxxx
Jan 2-5CEU Vienna is officially closedxxx
Jan 6Winter Term begins in Budapest   
Jan 6Epiphany Day,
CEU Vienna is officially closed
xxx
Jan 7Winter Term begins in Viennaxxx
Jan 12Registration for Winter Term endsxxx
Jan 21Thesis title, topic, and area of specialization to be submitted x 
Jan 21Thesis topics due  x
Feb 10Allocation of thesis supervisors  xx
Feb 21Deadline for MA thesis research grants xx
March15Hungarian National Holiday,
CEU is officially closed
xxx
March16Registration for Spring Term beginsxxx
March23(TBC)Winter Term Course Evaluations open**xxx
March27Winter Term Endsxxx
March/
April
30-3Winter Term Exam Weekxxx
April5Registration for Spring Term endsxxx
April6Spring Term beginsxxx
April10Good Friday,
CEU is officially closed
xxx
April12Easter Sunday,
CEU is officially closed
xxx
April13Easter Monday,
CEU is officially closed
xxx
April20Deadline for submission of Winter Term gradesxxx
April21Thesis Report Proposals due  x
April20-22Mundus MAPP spring study trip  x
May 1Labor Day, CEU is officially closedxxx
May 8Spring Term Course Evaluations open**xxx
May 11Deadline for submitting the Internship Approval and
Assignment Form***
xxx
May 21Ascension Day,
CEU Vienna is officially closed
xxx
May 29Applied Policy Project final presentations (2018-20)x  
May 29Deadline for submission of Spring Term gradesxxx
May/
June
31-JanPentecost Sunday and Monday, CEU is officially closedxxx
June3Thesis deadline at 1 p.m. x 
June12Spring Term endsxxx
June15Final Oral Exam day 1xxx
June16Final Oral Exam day 2xxx
June22Final Oral Exam day 3xxx
JunetbcEnd of Year Gatheringxxx
June19Commencementxxx
July31Academic year endsx  

* The closing date will be determined in consultation with the CEU Institutional Research Office. The goal is to achieve a good response (about 85%). Students will be notified about the exact dates.
** The closing date will be determined in consultation with the CEU Institutional Research Office. Students will be notified about the exact dates.
*** One-year MAPP, and Mundus MAPP for the internship requirement, and MPA students who pursue an internship and wish to apply for a contribution from the SPP Internship Fund.