Academic Calendar

Academic Year 2019 - 2020 (September 2019 to June 2020)
 
The standard academic calendar consists of two semesters and a summer term in between.  Each semester normally includes 15 weeks of study and 3 weeks of examinations.  The summer term takes place during the summer vacation period. It comprises of 5 weeks and is inclusive of 1 week examination period.
The table below presents the chronological structure of the two main semesters in the Academic Year 2019-2020 (AY 2019-20).

Undergraduate Students

1st Semester

Registration Day of AY 2019-20 (QH.2019 - Class K64)

August 18, 2019 

National Day*

September 02, 2019

The commencement of AY 2019-20

September 03, 2019

Opening Ceremony of AY 2019-20

September 07, 2019

Study Period (1st semester)

September 03, 2019 – January 17, 2020

Mid-term Examinaiton

October 21– November 02, 2019

Vietnamese Teachers’ Day

November 20, 2019

Final Examination

December 21, 2019 – January 12, 2020

New Year Holiday*

January 01, 2020

Lunar New Year Holiday*

January 18 – February 02, 2020

2nd Semester

Study Period (2nd Semester)

February 03 – June 20, 2020

Approving the course completion and graduation for final-year students

Before  March 10, 2020

Mid-term Examination

March 23 – April 04, 2020

Final Examination

23 May – 14 June 2020

Thesis Defense Period

May 26 – June 07, 2020

Closing Ceremony of AY 2019-20 & Graduation Day 

June 29, 2019

Student Recruitment for Aacdemic Year 2020-2021

July 2020

 

High School Students

Registration Day (Highschool Students - 10th grader)

June 20, 2019

1st Semester

The commencement of AY 2019-20

August 05, 2019

National Day*

September 02, 2019

Opening Ceremony of AY 2019-20

September 05, 2019

Study Period (1st Semester)

August 05 –December 31, 2019

Competency Assessment - Mid term

October 07– 10, 2019

Science and Technology Contest (First round) October 19 - 21, 2019

Vietnamese Teachers’ Day

November 20, 2019

Final Examinaiton

December 11 - 14, 2019

Science and Technology Contest (Second round) December 19 - 21, 2019

New Year Holiday*

January 01, 2020

2nd Semester

Study Period (2nd Semester)

January 02 – May 16, 2020

Lunar New Year Holiday*

January 18 – February 02, 2020

Competency Assessment - Mid term

February 20-22 (12th Graders);

March 13-15, 2020 (10th & 11h Graders)

Final Examination

April 08- 17, 2020

Graduation Day

May 17, 2020

 

Graduate Students

The commencement of AY 2019-20

September 05, 2019

The Second Entrance Examination

September 14 - 15, 2019

Registration Day 

Prior to October 15, 2019

Vietnamese Teachers’ Day

November 20, 2019

Opening Ceremony 

December 10, 2019

Thesis Defense (Research students)

October  – December , 2019

Registration of thesis topics and thesis supervisors

December 2019

Commencement Ceremony (Doctoral Students) 2019

December 2019

Commencement Ceremony (Master Student) 2020

April, 2020

End of Academic Year 2019-2020

July 2020

Note: * = No classes
This calendar is subject to change.