The Academic Year is divided into two semesters:

1st Semester

- Lessons begin towards the end of  September/beginning of October and end in December or January.

- Exams are held during January/February.

2nd Semester

- Lessons run from the end of February to the beginning of June.

- Exams are held in June and July.

There are two mid-semester holidays, around Christmas and Easter and a long summer holiday which lasts from the middle of July until the end of August.  Exams may be written or oral depending on the individual course and some courses have both a written and an oral exam. Students are requested to  register  for an exam in advance. Calendars and timetable for teaching periods, classes, office hours, graduation sessions, etc. can be found here (in Italian).