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Semester dates

Spring Semester 2017 20.02.2017 - 02.06.2017
Autumn Semester 2017 18.09.2017 - 22.12.2017

Overview semester dates

2016

Doctoral Graduation deadline 08.01.2016
Doctorate awards ceremony 15.01.2016
Examination session 25.01.2016 - 19.02.2016
Start of Spring Semester 2016 22.02.2016
Doctoral Graduation deadline 11.03.2016
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations 20.03.2016
Week after Easter: no classes 25.03.2016 - 03.04.2016 Show 
 
End of classes on Thursday, March 24, 2016, 17:00, no classes up to and including Sunday, April 3, 2016
Buildings closed over Easter from Good Friday until Easter Monday!
 
 
 
Doctorate awards ceremony 15.04.2016
"Sechseläuten" (Zurich spring festival) 18.04.2016 Show 
 
No classes in the afternoon, buildings closed from 13:00 h!
 
Labour Day 01.05.2016 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed
 
 
Ascension Day 05.05.2016 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed, end of classes on Wednesday, Mai 4, 17:00
 
 
Friday after Ascension Day: classes 06.05.2016
Whitsuntide 14.05.2016 - 16.05.2016 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
Doctoral Graduation deadline 03.06.2016
End of Spring Semester 2016 03.06.2016
Doctorate awards ceremony 15.07.2016
Swiss National Day 01.08.2016 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
Examination session 08.08.2016 - 02.09.2016
Entrance examinations 22.08.2016 - 01.09.2016
Information days for final-year secondary school students 07.09.2016 - 08.09.2016
"Knabenschiessen" (local Zurich festival) 12.09.2016 Show 
 
Buildings open all day!
 
Start of Autumn Semester 2016 19.09.2016 Show 
 
First semester day
 
Classes begin 20.09.2016
Doctoral Graduation deadline 14.10.2016
Doctorate awards ceremony 14.10.2016
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations 16.10.2016
Dies Academicus (“ETH Day”) 19.11.2016 Show 
 
Main building HG closed, Sport Center Polyterrasse MM open
 
 
Polyball (annual student ball) 26.11.2016 Show 
 
Buildings HG and MM closed starting Saturday, 17:00 and Sunday
 
 
 
End of Autumn Semester 2016 23.12.2016
Christmas break 24.12.2016 - 02.01.2017 Show 
 
Christmas break, buildings closed!
 
 
     

2017

Doctoral Graduation date 09.01.2017
Doctoral Awards Ceremony 20.01.2017
Examination session 23.01.2017 - 17.02.2017
Start of Spring Semester 2017 20.02.2017
Doctoral Graduation date 17.03.2017
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations 19.03.2017
Week after Easter: no classes 14.04.2017 - 23.04.2017 Show 
 
End of classes on Thursday, April 13, 2017, 17:00, no classes up to and including Sunday, April 23, 2017
Buildings closed over Easter from Good Friday until Easter Monday!
 
 
 
Doctoral Awards Ceremony 21.04.2017
"Sechseläuten" (Zurich spring festival) 24.04.2017 Show 
 
No classes in the afternoon, buildings closed from 13:00 h!
 
Labour Day 01.05.2017 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed
 
 
Ascension Day 25.05.2017 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed, end of classes on Wednesday, Mai 24, 17:00
 
 
Friday after Ascension Day: classes 26.05.2017
End of Spring Semester 2017 02.06.2017
Whitsuntide 03.06.2017 - 05.06.2017 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
Doctoral Graduation date 09.06.2017
Doctoral Awards Ceremony 21.07.2017
Swiss National Day 01.08.2017 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
Examination session 07.08.2017 - 01.09.2017
Entrance examinations 21.08.2017 - 31.08.2017
Information days for final-year secondary school students 06.09.2017 - 07.09.2017
"Knabenschiessen" (local Zurich festival) 11.09.2017 Show 
 
Buildings open all day!
 
Start of Autumn Semester 2017 18.09.2017 Show 
 
First semester day
 
Classes begin 19.09.2017
Doctoral Graduation date 13.10.2017
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations 15.10.2017
Doctoral Awards Ceremony 20.10.2017
ETH Faculty Retreat 10.11.2017 Show 
 
No classes after 12 am
 
 
Dies Academicus (“ETH Day”) 18.11.2017 Show 
 
Main building HG closed, Sport Center Polyterrasse MM open
 
 
Polyball (annual student ball) 25.11.2017 Show 
 
Buildings HG and MM closed starting Saturday, 17:00 and Sunday
 
 
 
End of Autumn Semester 2017 22.12.2017
Christmas break 23.12.2017 - 02.01.2018 Show 
 
Christmas break, buildings closed!
 
 
     

2018

Doctoral Graduation date 08.01.2018
Doctoral Awards Ceremony 19.01.2018
Examination session 22.01.2018 - 16.02.2018
Start of Spring Semester 2018 19.02.2018
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations 18.03.2018
Doctoral Graduation date 19.03.2018
Week after Easter: no classes 30.03.2018 - 08.04.2018 Show 
 
End of classes on Thursday, March 29, 2018, 17:00, no classes up to and including Sunday, April 8, 2018
Buildings closed over Easter from Good Friday until Easter Monday!
 
 
 
"Sechseläuten" (Zurich spring festival) 16.04.2018 Show 
 
No classes in the afternoon, buildings closed from 13:00 h!
 
Doctoral Awards Ceremony 20.04.2018
Labour Day 01.05.2018 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed
 
 
Ascension Day 10.05.2018 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed, end of classes on Wednesday, Mai 9, 17:00
 
 
Friday after Ascension Day: classes 11.05.2018
Whitsuntide 19.05.2018 - 21.05.2018 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
End of Spring Semester 2018 01.06.2018
Doctoral Graduation date 11.06.2018
Doctoral Awards Ceremony 20.07.2018
Swiss National Day 01.08.2018 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
Examination session 06.08.2018 - 31.08.2018
Entrance examinations 20.08.2018 - 30.08.2018
Information days for final-year secondary school students 05.09.2018 - 06.09.2018
"Knabenschiessen" (local Zurich festival) 10.09.2018 Show 
 
Buildings open all day!
 
Start of Autumn Semester 2018 17.09.2018 Show 
 
First semester day
 
Classes begin 18.09.2018
Doctoral Awards Ceremony 05.10.2018
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations 14.10.2018
Doctoral Graduation date 15.10.2018
Dies Academicus (“ETH Day”) 17.11.2018 Show 
 
Main building HG closed, Sport Center Polyterrasse MM open
 
 
Polyball (annual student ball) 01.12.2018 Show 
 
Buildings HG and MM closed starting Saturday, 17:00 and Sunday
 
 
 
End of Autumn Semester 2018 21.12.2018
Christmas break 22.12.2018 - 02.01.2019 Show 
 
Christmas break, buildings closed!
 
 
     

2019

Examination session 21.01.2019 - 15.02.2019
Start of Spring Semester 2019 19.02.2019
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations 17.03.2019
"Sechseläuten" (Zurich spring festival) 08.04.2019 Show 
 
No classes in the afternoon, buildings closed from 13:00 h!
 
Week after Easter: no classes 19.04.2019 - 28.04.2019 Show 
 
End of classes on Thursday, April 18, 2019, 17:00, no classes up to and including Sunday, April 28, 2019
Buildings closed over Easter from Good Friday until Easter Monday!
 
 
 
Labour Day 01.05.2019 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed
 
 
Ascension Day 30.05.2019 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed, end of classes on Wednesday, Mai 9, 17:00
 
 
Friday after Ascension Day: classes 31.05.2019
End of Spring Semester 2019 31.05.2019
Whitsuntide 08.06.2019 - 10.06.2019 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
Swiss National Day 01.08.2019 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
Examination session 05.08.2019 - 30.08.2019
Entrance examinations 19.08.2019 - 29.08.2019
Information days for final-year secondary school students 04.09.2019 - 05.09.2019
"Knabenschiessen" (local Zurich festival) 09.09.2019 Show 
 
Buildings open all day!
 
Start of Autumn Semester 2019 16.09.2019 Show 
 
First semester day
 
Classes begin 17.09.2019
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations 13.10.2019
Dies Academicus (“ETH Day”) 16.11.2019 Show 
 
Main building HG closed, Sport Center Polyterrasse MM open
 
 
Polyball (annual student ball) 30.11.2019 Show 
 
Buildings HG and MM closed starting Saturday, 17:00 and Sunday
 
 
 
End of Autumn Semester 2019 20.12.2019
Christmas break 24.12.2019 - 05.01.2020 Show 
 
Christmas break, buildings closed starting on December 24, 13:00 h
 
     

Meeting dates D-GESS

DK / PK Meetings        
SS2017      

DK

PK

07.03.2017 13.30 / afterwards Alumni-Pavillon, MM C 78.1

DK

PK

23.05.2017 13.30 / afterwards Alumni-Pavillon, MM C 78.1
AS2017      

DK

PK

19.09.2017 13.30 / afterwards Alumni-Pavillon, MM C 78.1

DK

PK

05.12.2017 13.30 / afterwards Alumni-Pavillon, MM C 78.1
 
 
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