Program Dates

Undergraduate and graduate students can study for a full semester or one 8-week term. The exact program dates are listed below; these dates will also be provided in the program handbook that students receive after acceptance.

Fall Semester 2015

Date Program
August 17 - 18 Airport Pick-up and Move-in Dates
August 19 - 20 Mandatory Orientation (Undergraduate)
August 24 Mandatory Orientation (Graduate)
August 24 - December 18 Course Dates
October 19 - 23 Fall Break Week
December 19 - 20  Departure Dates
December 20 (by noon) Last Day in Webster housing

 

Fall 1 Term 2014

Date Program
August 17 - 18 Airport Pick-up and Move-in Dates
August 19 - 20 Mandatory Orientation (Undergraduate)
August 24 Mandatory Orientation (Graduate)
August 24 - October 16 Course Dates
October 17 - 18  Departure Dates
October 18 (by noon) Last Day in Webster housing

 

Fall 2 Term 2014

Date Program
October 20 - 21 Airport Pick-up and Move-in Dates
October 22 Mandatory Orientation (Undergraduate)
October 26 Mandatory Orientation  (Graduate)
October 26 - December 18 Course Dates
December 19 - 20  Departure Dates
December 20 (by noon) Last Day in Webster housing

 

Spring Semester 2015

Date Program
January 5 - 6 Airport Pick-Up and Move-In Dates
January 7 - 8 Mandatory Orientation (Undergraduate)
January 12 Mandatory Orientation (Graduate)
January 12 - May 8 Course Dates
March 9-13 Break Week
May 9-10 Departure Dates
May 10 (by noon) Last Day in Webster housing

 

Spring 1 Term 2015

Date Program
January 5 - 6 Airport Pick-Up and Move-In Dates
January 7 - 8 Mandatory Orientation (Undergraduate)
January 12 Mandatory Orientation (Graduate)
January 12 - March 6 Course Dates
March 7 - 8 Departure Dates
March 8 (by noon) Last Day in Webster housing

 

Spring 2 Term 2015

Date Program
March 10 - 11 Airport Pick-up and Move-in Dates
March 12 Mandatory Orientation (Undergraduate)
March 16 Mandatory Orientation (Graduate)
March 16 - May 8 Course Dates
May 9 - 10 Departure Dates
May 10 (by noon) Last Day in Webster housing

 

Summer Term 2015

Date Program
May 12 - 14 Airport Pick-up and Move-in Dates
May 15 Mandatory Orientation (Undergraduate)
May 18 Mandatory Orientation (Graduate)
May 18 - July 10 Course Dates
July 11 - July 12 (by noon) Last Day in Webster housing

 

Holiday Schedule 2015

Date Program
August 1 Swiss National Day
September 10 Jeune Genevois
December 23 - January 2 Break; administrative offices will reopen January 6
April 3-6 Easter Break
May 14 Ascension
May 25 Pentecost

 

 *The university will be closed on the following Swiss public holidays. Make up classes will be scheduled for classes that would normally meet on these days

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