Academic Calendar

The academic year at LAB University of Applied Sciences is divided into autumn and spring semesters. Within these semesters each faculty has their own study period and course schedule. Exams are included in the study periods and there are no separate exam weeks.​

Academic year 2023/2024

The semester dates during the academic year 2023/2024 are listed below and they will be confirmed in the acceptance letter.

Autumn semester: ~ 30.8.-19.12.2023
Spring semester:
 - new exchange students: ~ 8.1. - 31.5.2024 (Orientation starts 8.1.2024)

Orientation days

The orientation days might be before the official semester dates, students will be notified about the orientation dates also once they receive their acceptance letters. The programme of orientation days can be found from "Your destination - Lahti/Lappeenranta" > "Orientation programme" section.

Autumn semester: In the end of August / beginning of September
Spring semester: In the beginning of January