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Academic Calendar

Ajou University Academic Calendar for Exchange Students

2021 Spring Semester
2020 Spring Semester
Spring 2021 Semester
Dormitory Application Jan 18 - 22
Course Registration Feb 9 - 10
Dormitory Opening Feb 23
Orientation (Mandatory)
Feb 25 (Online)
Semester Begin Mar 2
Course Change Mar 2 - 8
Course Drop Mar 26
Mid-term Exam Apr 20 - 26
Final Exam Jun 16 - 29
End of the Spring Semester Jun 29
Dormitory Move-out Jun 30
2021 Fall Semester
table for Fall 2020 Semester
Fall 2021 Semester (tentative)
Dormitory Application Jul 19 - 23 
Course Registration Aug 17 - 18 
Dormitory Opening Aug 23
Orientation (Mandatory) Aug 26
Semester Begin Sept 1
Course Change Sept 1 - 3
Course Drop Sept 20 - 21
Mid-term Exam Oct 20 - 26
Final Exam Dec 15 - 28
End of the Fall Semester Dec 28
Dormitory Move-out Dec 29

The academic schedule for Fall 2021 will be updated during the spring semester.

table for Korean National Holidays in 2020
Korean National Holidays in 2021
January 1 Solar New Year’s Day
February 11 - 13 Lunar New Year’s Day
March 1 Independence Movement Day
April 12 48th Anniversary of Foundation of Ajou University
May 5
Children's Day
May 19
Buddha's Birthday
June 6
Memorial's Day
August 15
Liberation Day
September 20 - 22
Chuseok (Thanksgiving Day)
October 3
National Foundation Day
October 9
Hangul Proclamation Day
December 25
Christmas
December 31 New Year's Eve

Academic Year

Ajou University's academic year consists of two semesters. Generally, each semester consists of 16 weeks. The Spring semester usually starts at the beginning of March and ends in the middle of June. The Fall semester usually starts at the beginning of September and ends in the middle of December. Exchange students are advised to arrive in Korea on the dormitory opening day.

  • Spring semester: Early March to Mid-June (16 weeks)
  • Fall semester : Early September to Mid-December (16 weeks)