Official Academic calendar of the University of Sarajevo is given on the official website here you can find important information for your mobility at the University of Sarajevo.

Academic calendar

Academic year at the University of Sarajevo starts in October and officially ends in September of the following year. It is consisted of two semesters: Winter (from October to February) and Summer (from February to July)

Academic 2020/2021


International mobilities (incoming and outgoing) are suspended in the Winter semester due to the outbreak of COVID19. We will monitor the situation and inform all interested parties for further activities and whether mobilities will continue in Summer semester 2020/2021.

SUMMER SEMESTER (dates may vary due to the Covid19 influence)

  • WELCOME DAY: Monday, 18 February 2021
  • Classes: 22 February – 5 June 2021
  • Exams period: June/July 2021


University of Sarajevo is closed for the following dates:

1-2 January – New Year
1 March – B&H’s Independence Day
1-2 May – Labour’s Day
25 November – Statehood Day


There is a break in the academic calendar for religious holidays such as Christmas (Catholic and Ortodox), Easter, Ramadan and Eid Bayram (dates vary according to the movement of the holiday day). The exact dates are determined by each department so please check with the program/department to confirm when classes / assignments are paused.