Academic Calendar

On this page you can find the list of important events and deadlines for the Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations in the Academic Year 2022-23. You can also download the calendar in pdf at the bottom of the page. For the full Academic Calendar of Central European University click here.

Important dates in AY 2022/2023

2022

September 3-4, Sat-Sun                 Doctoral students arrive in Vienna

September 5-9                                 Orientation Week

September 5, Monday                   15:00 PhD welcome orientation

September 12-16                             Zero Week

September 12, Monday                 Registration for Fall Term begins (until October 2)

September 19, Monday                   Opening ceremony in Vienna

September 19, Monday                 Fall Term begins (until December 9, Friday)

September 19-27                              Student Union elections in departments and schools

October 2, Sunday                          Registration for Fall Term ends

October 6, Thursday                      Research and Travel Grants application deadline

October 23, Sunday                          Hungarian National Holiday, CEU Budapest is officially closed

October 26, Wednesday                  Austrian National Holiday, CEU Vienna is officially closed

October 31, Monday                        Special Day Off in Hungary, CEU Budapest is closed

November 1, Tuesday                      All Saints’ Day, CEU Budapest and CEU Vienna are officially closed

December 8, Thursday                    Immaculate Conception Day, CEU Vienna is officially closed

December 9, Friday                        Fall Term ends

December 12, Monday                    Registration for Winter Term begins (until January 17, Monday)

December 24, Saturday                  Christmas Eve, CEU Budapest and CEU Vienna are officially closed

December 25-26, Sun-Mon            Christmas, CEU Budapest and CEU Vienna are officially closed

December 31, Saturday                  New Year’s Eve, CEU Budapest and CEU Vienna are officially closed

2023

 January 1, Sunday                          New Year’s Day, CEU Budapest and CEU Vienna are officially closed

January 5, Thursday                     Research and Travel Grants application deadline

January 6, Friday                             Epiphany Day, CEU Vienna is officially closed

January 9, Monday                       Winter Term begins (until March 31, Friday)

January 16, Monday                     Registration for Winter Term ends

February 14, Tuesday                  Deadline for choosing a permanent supervisor and           

                                                           submitting the title/topic of the prospectus to the DS

March 2, Thursday                       Research and Travel Grants application deadline

March 15, Wednesday                   Hungarian National Holiday, CEU Budapest is officially closed

March 20, Monday                       Registration for Spring Term begins (until April 11, Tuesday)

March 31, Friday                           Winter Term ends

April 3, Monday                             Spring Term begins (until June 16, Friday)

April 3-5, Mon-Wed                       Annual Doctoral Conference (dates may change)

April 7, Friday                                  Good Friday, CEU Budapest is officially closed

April 9, Sunday                                Easter Sunday, CEU Budapest and CEU Vienna are officially closed

April 10, Monday                             Easter Monday, CEU Budapest and CEU Vienna are officially closed

April 11, Tuesday                          Registration for Spring Term ends

April 25, Tuesday                          DSPS deadline for Winter Term grades

May 1, Monday                               Labor day, CEU Budapest and CEU Vienna are officially closed

May 2, Tuesday                             Submission of 1st draft of Annotated Bibliography

May 18, Thursday                           Ascension Day, CEU Vienna is officially closed

May 22, Monday                           Prospectus submission

May 28, Sunday                              Pentecost Sunday, CEU Budapest and CEU Vienna are officially closed

May 29, Monday                             Pentecost Monday, CEU Budapest and CEU Vienna are          officially closed

May 29, Monday                          Submission of final Annotated Bibliography for

                                                          the Comprehensive Exam                                                       

June 1, Thursday                            Research and Travel Grants application deadline

June 12-14, Mon-Wed                  Comprehensive Exams

June 8, Thursday                            Corpus Christi Day, CEU Vienna is officially closed

June 16, Friday                              Spring Term ends

June 23, Friday                                COMMENCEMENT

July 31, Monday                              Academic Year ends

                                                          DSPS deadline for 2022/23 course syllabi