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Academic Year

According to tradition the academic year of JVLMA begins on September 1. The year is divided into two semesters: autumn semester and spring semester. Each semester consists of 20 academic weeks. Holiday breaks include Christmas and Easter periods. During summer there are no academic activities in the Latvian Academy of Music.

Academic year 2017/2018 - Semester I

Autumn Semester
*) Studies (contact lessons, consultations, examinations, tests, practice, creative projects, masterclasses, independent work)
*) Calendar week is 7 days: 5 working days, 2 holidays.
Student's weekly workload is 5 days, i.e. 40 academic hours or 1 LV / 1,5 ECTS CP.

Week Dates Form of activity
1. 28.08.2017–03.09.2017 (September 1 – International Knowledge Day)
Independent work / postponed examinations
2. 04.09.2017–10.09.2017 Independent work / consultations, individual lessons
3. 11.09.2017–17.09.2017 Studies
4. 18.09.2017–24.09.2017 Studies
5. 25.09.2017–01.10.2017 Studies
6. 02.10.2017–08.10.2017 Studies
7. 09.10.2017–15.10.2017 Studies
8. 16.10.2017–22.10.2017 Studies
9. 23.10.2017–29.10.2017 Studies
10. 30.10.2017–05.11.2017 Studies
11. 06.11.2017–12.11.2017 Studies
12. 13.11.2017–19.11.2017 November 18 - National Holiday
Studies
13. 20.11.2017–26.11.2017
*)20.11.2017
21.11–24.11, (4 w.d.)
 
*) holiday
Studies
14. 27.11.2017–03.12.2017 Studies
15. 04.12.2017–10.12.2017 Studies
16. 11.12.2017–17.12.2017 Studies
17. 18.12.2016–24.12.2017
24.12.2017
Studies
Christmas
18. 25.12.2017–31.12.2017
25, 26.12
27-29.12 (3 w.d.)
31.12
 
Christmas
Independent work/Examinations
Holiday - New Year's Eve
19. 01.01.2018–07.01.2018
1.01
02.01.2018–07.01.2018
(4 w.d.)
Holiday - New Year's Day
Independent work/Examinations
20. 08.01.2018–14.01.2018 Independent work/Examinations
21. 15.01.2018–21.01.2018 Independent work/Examinations
22. 22.01.2018–28.01.2018 Holidays

Individual and group lectures (contact lessons, including tests) are planned from September 11 to December 22 inclusive, 15 full weeks in total.
Individual lessons take place according to plans drafted by tutors/students.
From 28.08.2017 to 21.01.2018 - 20 study weeks, i.e. LV 20 CP / ECTS 30 CP.

Academic year 2017/2018 - Semester II

Spring Semester

Week Dates Form of activity
1. 29.01.2018–04.02.2018 Studies
2. 05.02.2018–11.02.2018 Studies
3. 12.02.2018–18.02.2018 Studies
4. 19.02.2018–25.02.2018 Studies
5. 26.02.2018–04.03.2018 Studies
6. 05.03.2018–11.03.2018 Studies
7. 12.03.2018–18.03.2018 Studies
8. 19.03.2018–25.03.2018 Studies
9. 26.03.2018–01.04.2018
26.03–29.03, (4 w.d.)
30.03
31.03
01.04
 
Independent work
Good Friday
Holiday
Easter
10. 02.04.2018–08.04.2018
02.04.2018
03.04 – 06.04 (4 w.d.)
 
Easter
Studies
11. 09.04.2018–15.04.2018 Studies
12. 16.04.2018–22.04.2018 Studies
13. 23.04.2018–29.04.2018 Studies
14. 30.04.2018–06.05.2018
30.04,2.-3.05,(3 w.d.)
1.05
4.05
 
Independent work
National Holiday
National Holiday
15. 07.05.2018–13.05.2018 Studies
16. 14.05.2018–20.05.2010 Studies
17. 21.05.2018–27.05.2018 Studies
18. 28.05.2018–03.06.2018 Independent work/Examinations
19. 04.06.2018–10.06.2018 Independent work/Examinations
20. 11.06.2018–17.06.2018 Independent work
21. 18.06.201822.06.2018 Independent work

Individual and group lectures (contact lessons, including tests) are planned from January 29 to May 27 inclusive, 15 full weeks in total.
Individual lessons take place according to plans drafted by tutors/students.
From 29.01.2018 to 22.06.2018 - 20 study weeks, i.e. LV 20 CP / ECTS 30 CP.

Length of doctoral studies is 48 weeks per academic year - autumn 20 weeks, spring 20 weeks, independent work from 25.06.2018 to 19.08.2018 8 weeks.

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