Below follows a description of the study system at Luleå University of Technology. It is very important that you carefully read through this information before filling in your Proposed Study Plan/Learning Agreement!
The academic year is divided into two semesters of approximately 20 weeks each. Each semester is divided into two quarters in approximately 10 weeks periods.
The autumn semester generally starts at the beginning of September and runs to about 15 January (quarters 1 and 2).
Spring semester starts about 15 January and ends first week of June (quarters 3 and 4). Every quarter ends with an exam week.