Academic calendar

The 2020-2023 academic year at EM Normandie starts on September 4th, 2022 and ends on June 29th 2023. It comprises 33 weeks for classes, 2 weeks for examination, 7 weeks of breaks and 9 weeks of summer vacation.

The calendar follows the French system of studies organisation. National and religious Holidays such as the UAE National Day, the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan, Eïd Al Adha and other religious celebrations will be fixed according to the decisions made the Ministry of Higher Education in UAE.

The details of the academic calendar are listed in the table below:

School’s induction DaySeptember 4th1 Day
Orientation29th August to September 2nd1 week
Classes Fall SemesterSeptember 5th to October 20th7 Weeks
Autumn BreakOctober 21st to November 5th2 Weeks
Classes Fall SemesterNovember 6th to December 15th6 Weeks
Exam WeekDecember 18th to December 22nd1 Week
Christmas BreakDecember 23rd to January 7th2 Weeks
Classes Spring SemesterJanuary 8th to February 16th6 Weeks
Winter BreakFebruary 17th to March 4th2 Weeks
Classes Spring SemesterMarh 5th to April 27th8 Weeks
Spring BreakApril 30th to May 6th1 Week
Exam WeekMay 7th to May 11th1 Week
Summer School SemesterMay 21st to June 29th6 Weeks
Summer VacationJune 30th to August 31st9 Weeks

Census date

EM Normandie applies the French learning system where courses of a given semester or a given year must be all taken and validated to validate a whole semester or a year. As such, a census date does not apply and does not appear on the calendar