Courses and Academic Calendar


Please find below the links to the courses offered at the main and associated partner universities during the 2019/20 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 Offerd by UBonn 2019-20

AFEPA Courses Offered by UCLouvain 2019-20

Associated partner universities:

AFEPA-Courses offered by UAlberta

Courses offered by PUC

Courses offered by UPC

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 2019-2020 (click on the university abbreviation for a direct link to a university’s academic calendar)

First semester:
Arrival date*
Sep 09
Aug 27
Oct 1
Sep 14
Start date
Sep 16
Sep 03
Oct 7
Sep 16
End date
Dec 13
Jan 20
Jan 31
Dec 21
Exam period
Oct 25-31 and Dec 09-13
Jan 4-26
Re-exam period
Second semester:
Start date
Feb 17
Jan 20
Apr 6
Feb 1
End date
May 29
June 7
July 17
May 16
Exam period
Mar 30-April 03 and May 25-29
** **
June 2-
June 27
Re-exam period
Aug 17-
Sep 3
Summer School
 July/Aug 2020 July/Aug 2020  July/Aug 2020 July/Aug 2020

*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.