Studying at MSKU

Academic Year

For teaching purposes, one academic year is divided into two 14-week semesters excluding the final examination weeks. The autumn semester covers roughly the period from September until January and the spring semester extends from February to June. There are vacation breaks for religious and national holidays. Student attendance to lectures, seminars, laboratory work, and tutorials is compulsory and has a minimum of 70%. The academic year begins with an inauguration on a date determined by the University Senate.