The academic year at BI Norwegian Business School is divided into two semesters: Autumn and Spring.
Autumn semester: mid-August to mid-December
Spring semester: early January to mid-June
The exact start and end dates for each semester vary slightly from year to year.
Introduction week begins: Monday 12 August (week 33)
First day of lecture: Monday 19 August (week 34)
Last day of lecture: Friday 22 November (week 47)
Exam period from end of November to 20 December.
Introduction week begins: Monday 6 January (week 2)
First day of lecture: Monday 6 January (week 2)
Last day of lecture: Friday 24 April (week 17)
Exam period from 27 April to 19 June.
Please be advised that the academic calendar is subject to change.
BI Norwegian Business School is closed during the following holidays:
- Christmas: 23 December to early January
- Easter: Palm Sunday to Easter Monday
On the days listed below most commercial businesses are closed, no newspapers are printed and public transport services are reduced. On Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve and Easter Saturday most shops are closed from 12:00 noon.
|New Year's Day||1 January||1 January|
|Palm Sunday||14 April||5 April|
|Maundy Thursday||18 April||9 April|
|Good Friday||19 April||10 April|
|Easter Sunday||21 April||12 April|
|Easter Monday||22 April||13 April|
|Labour day||1 May||1 May|
|Constitution Day||17 May||17 May|
|Ascension||30 May||21 May|
|Whit Sunday||9 June||31 May|
|Whit Monday||10 June||1 June|
|Christmas 1. Day||25 December||25 December|
|Christmas 2. Day||26 December||26 December|