Rector's Directive No. 8/2020


Schedule of the academic year 2020/2021

To implement:

Article 3 (3) of the Code of Study and Examination of Charles University

Lead Office:

Student Affairs Department


1 March 2020

Schedule of the academic year 2020/2021

  1. Schedule

    • 1 October 2020 commencement of the academic year and the fall semester of the academic year 2020/2021

    • 23 December 2020 – 3 January 2021 Christmas vacations

    • 15 February 2021 commencement of the spring semester of the academic year 2020/2021

    • 1 July 2021 – 31 August 2021 summer vacations

    • 30 September 2021 end of the academic year 2020/2021

  2. Under Article 3 (3) of the Code of Study and Examination of Charles University and upon prior consultation with the Rector, deans of faculties determine the beginning of a teaching session, examination session, practical training, registration for subjects and other details by means of their respective Dean´s Directive. In order to preserve for students their possibility of registering for subjects at various faculties of the University, it is recommended that:


    The commencement of the teaching session in the fall semester should be set for 1 October 2020;


    The period for registration for subjects and respective schedule should be set to include the period between 24 September 2020 and 30 September 2020 in the fall semester; in the spring semester, the period should cover the week from 8 February 2021 to 14 February 2021. Registration for subjects by students of other faculties must be open during those periods.


    The examination session in the fall semester should be set between 11 January 2021 and 14 February 2021; the examination session in the spring semester should be set between 24 May 2021 and 30 June 2021.


    The dean may stipulate by a Dean´s Directive that the examination session would include July to September 2021.

  3. Vice deans in charge of study, or other officials commissioned thereby, are to notify the Student Affairs Department of the Rectorate of Charles University by 31 March 2020 regarding their respective proposed dates for mass electronic registration of students for subjects and schedules for both semesters of the academic year 2020/2021. The Student Affairs Department, in cooperation with the Computer Science Centre of Charles University, are to consider the planned dates with respect to any potential collision; should there be any the Student Affairs Department is to discuss with the respective faculties suitable solutions. The final list of dates of registration within the University is to be confirmed by 30 April 2020.

  4. The Rector´s Day is to be held on 12 May 2021.

Prague, 13 February 2020

prof. MUDr. Tomáš Zima, DrSc., MBA

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