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    From semester dates to national holidays, here are the key dates to note in your diary during Windesheim's academic year.

    Semester dates

    Semester dates

    Windesheim's academic year is divided into two semesters. Each semester consists of two teaching blocks.

    Semester or block Dates
    Autumn semester 1 September 2021 - 31 January 2022
    Spring semester 1 February 2021 - 26 June 2021
    Teaching block 1 1 September 2021 - 14 November 2021
    Teaching block 2 15 November 2021 - 31 January 2022
    Teaching block 3 1 February 2021 - 11 April 2021
    Teaching block 4 12 April 2021 - 26 June 2021
    Key dates

    Key dates

    Period 2020/2021 2021/2022
    Introduction Bachelor's students   30 August - 1 September
    Autumn break   17 – 24 October 2021
    Christmas break   24 December 2021 – 9 January 2022
    Introduction exchange students 1 February 2021 30 August 2021
    Spring break 20 February - 28 February 2021 To be announced
    Good Friday (no classes) 2 April 2021 15 April 2022
    Easter Monday (no classes) 5 April 2021 18 April 2022
    King's Day (no classes) 27 April 2021 27 April 2022
    May break 1 May 2021 – 9 May 2021 To be announced
    Liberation Day (no classes) 5 May 2021 5 May 2022
    Ascension Day (no classes) 13 May 2021 26 May 2022
    Pentecost (no classes) 23 and 25 May 2021 4 and 5 June 2022
    Summer break 11 July – 22 August 2021 To be announced

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    Opening hours during holidays

    Opening hours during holidays

    Windesheim is open during the holidays as determined by the government. These dates can be found on the website of the government. We are closed on national holidays and between Christmas and New Year. Some buildings may have limited opening hours. Your timetable will be adjusted in that case.

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