Courses and Academic Calendar


Please find below the links to the courses offered at the main and associated partner universities during the 2020/21 academic year. Generally, the courses offered change relatively little from one year to the next, but please check regularly for updates as some modifications may occur.

Main partner universities:

AFEPA Courses Offered at UCSC 2020-21

AFEPA Courses offered at SLU 2021-2022

AFEPA Courses Offerd by UBonn 2021-22

AFEPA Courses Offered at UCLouvain 2020-21

The AFEPA academic year generally lasts from September 1 until August 31 of the following year but varies according to the academic calendar of the individual partner university.  Students should arrive a few weeks before the start of the academic year applicable for their first year university to participate in orientation sessions, complete administrative obligations (e.g., registration, insurance, rental contract, residence permit) and get acclimatized to the new environments before the academic year starts.

Academic Calendar 2020-2021 (click on the university abbreviation for a direct link to a university’s academic calendar)

First semester:
Arrival date*
Sep 09
Aug 31
Oct 01
Sep 14
Start date
Sep 14
Aug 31
Oct 26
Sep 14
End date
Dec 04
Jan 17
Feb 15
Dec 19
Exam period
Dec 09 – 15
Jan 2 – 23
Re-exam period
Second semester:
Start date
Feb 22
Jan 18
Apr 12
Feb 1
End date
May 21
June 6
July 23
May 15
Exam period
May 24-28
** **
May 31-
June 26
Re-exam period
Aug 16-
Sep 3
Summer School
 July/Aug July/Aug  July/Aug July/Aug

*suggested arrival dates with sufficient time for acclimatization, language classes, administrative aspects before the start of the semester
** the exams follow immediately at the end of a study module.