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Academic Calendar

Ajou University Academic Calendar for Exchange Students

2022 Spring Semester
2020 Spring Semester
Spring 2022 Semester
Dormitory Application Jan 18 - 22
Course Registration Feb 17 - 18
Dormitory Opening Feb 22
Orientation (Mandatory)
Feb 24 (Online)
Semester Begin Mar 2
Course Change Mar 2 - 8
Course Drop Mar 25 - 29
Mid-term Exam Apr 20 - 26
Final Exam Jun 16 - 29
End of the Spring Semester Jun 29
Dormitory Move-out Jun 30
2022 Fall Semester
table for Fall 2020 Semester
Fall 2022 Semester
Dormitory Application Mid July (Tentative)
Course Registration Aug 17 - 18
Dormitory Opening Aug 27
Orientation (Mandatory) Aug 25 (Online)
Semester Begin Sept 1
Course Change Sept 1 - 7
Course Drop Sept 26 - 28 
Mid-term Exam Oct 20 - 26
Final Exam Dec 16 - 29
End of the Fall Semester Dec 29
Dormitory Move-out Dec 30

The academic schedule for Fall 2022 will be updated during the spring semester.

table for Korean National Holidays in 2020
Korean National Holidays in 2022
January 1 Solar New Year’s Day
January 31 - February 2 Lunar New Year’s Day
March 1 Independence Movement Day
March 9 Presidential Election Day
April 12 49th Anniversary of Foundation of Ajou University
May 5
Children's Day
May 8
Buddha's Birthday
June 1 Local Election Day
June 6
Memorial's Day
August 15
Liberation Day
September 9 -11
Chuseok (Thanksgiving Day)
October 3
National Foundation Day
October 9
Hangul Proclamation Day
December 25
Christmas

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 Late-June (17 weeks)
  • Fall semester: Early September to Late-December (17 weeks)

* It is subject to change depending the COVID-19 situation