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Academic Calendar

The academic year comprises two semesters:

• Winter semester (September – January)
• Summer semester (February – August)

Academic Calendar for Academic Year 2019/2020

The academic year 2019/2020 starts on 1 September 2019 and ends on 31 August 2020.
Classes in the winter semester start on 13 September 2019, classes in the summer semester start on 7 February 2020.

Each semester usually consists of 14 teaching weeks and 5 examination weeks (see the Study and Examination Regulations of TBU in Zlin, Part Two, Article 2).

Public Holidays

1 JANUARY

Restoration of the Czech Independence Day; New Year’s Day

EASTER FRIDAY, MONDAY

Easter Holiday

1 MAY

Labour Day

8 MAY

Liberation Day, celebrating the end of European part of World War II

5 JULYConstantin and Methodius Day, celebrating the arrival of the first Christian missionaries to the Czech lands in 863
6 JULYJan Hus Day, commemoration of the religious reformer’s death at the stake in 1415
28 SEPTEMBERSt. Wenceslas Day, in remembrance of the patron of the Czech State
28 OCTOBERCzechoslovak Statehood Day, establishment of the democratic Czechoslovakia in 1918
17 NOVEMBER

Freedom and Democracy Day, commemorating the anti Nazi student demonstration of 1939 and the anti- Communist demonstration of 1989 that started the Velvet Revolution

24 DECEMBERChristmas Eve
25, 26 DECEMBERChristmas Holidays
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