Our Academic year starts on the 1st of September and ends in June.
The academic year is divided in two terms:
winter (September-January) and summer (February-June) semesters.
The lectures begin in September in the winter semester:
|Semester:||September 1 – January 31|
|Lecture period:||September 2 - December 25|
|Examination period:||January 4 - January 25|
|Alternate examination dates||January 26 - February 08|
|Vacations||January 26 - February 08|
and in February in the summer semester:
|Semester:||February 09 – June 30
|Lecture period:||February 09 – May 25
|Examination period:||June 1 – June 30
|Alternate examination dates:||July|
Lectures are held on Monday-Saturday. Sunday is a non-working day.
Lectures start at 8 a.m. The number of lectures depends on the course and year of study.
One lecture's duration is 1,30 hour (90 minutes).
Teaching methods include lectures, seminars and practicals. Assessment methods are exams, course works, portfolio, technical and laboratory reports or written assignments.
OUR PUBLIC HOLIDAYS WHEN THE UNIVERSITY IS CLOSED:
December 31-January 1 - New Year holidays
January 7 - Orthodox Christmas Day
February 23 - Men's Day
March 8 - International Women’s Day
May 1 - Labour Day
May 9 - Victory Day
June 12 - Day of Russia
August 30 - Tatarstan Republic Day
November 4 - National Unity Day
November 6 - Day of Constitution of Tatarstan
Muslim holidays: (dates vary annually)