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Tomsk Polytechnic University academic calendar is your comprehensive reference to study. In undergraduate program, classes begin in September and end in June, but calendar dates for each program can be changed at departmental level. Fall term is followed by a two-week examination period in January, and spring term includes a three-week examination period in June.

Academic calendar at prep school, graduate and postdoctoral programs is different. Follow the links below for updates.

Calendar dates 2016/2017


Thursday 1Fall and Fall/Winter courses begin
Tuesday 31Last day of fall term
Thursday 23Defender of the Fatherland Day


Wednesday 8International Women’s Day


Thursday 1Spring and Labour Day
Friday 9Victory Day
Monday 12Russia Day
Friday 30Last day of winter term


Regular sessions are scheduled in the following time slots:

18:30 – 10:05
210:25 - 12:00
312:20 - 13:55
414:15 - 15:50
516:10 - 17:45
618:05 - 19:40
720:00 - 21:35

Each session takes two academic hours (40 minutes) with a 15 minute break in between.

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