Academic Information

Fall 2016: September 1st - December 22nd 2016

  • Exams: December 5th-22nd 2016

  • Orientation Week begins: August 29th 2016

  • Expected Arrival Date: August 28th 2016

Spring 2017: January 9th - May 18th 2017

  • Exams: 2nd-18th May 2017

  • Orientation Week begins: January 9th 2017

  • Expected Arrival Date: January 5th 2017

Retake exams: 5th- 24th June 2017

Vacations

  • Winter/Christmas: December 23rd 2016 - January 8th 2017

  • Spring/Easter: April 10th-19th 2017

  • Class Format: Most are lecture/discussi on courses. Exams, personal dissertations and oral presentations

  • Attendance:  Attendance  is  mandatory  and  often  taken  into account  for  the  final  grade.  Additionally,  all testable materials are covered in class

  • Participation: Participation can count for up to 30% of the final grade

  • Grading: Grades range from 0-10

5= Pass, 6-7= Good, 8= Very Good, 9= Excellent, 10=Honors

  • Course load for local full time students: 30 ECTS/semester.  No minimum or maximum workload  is required for exchange students

  • Examinations: Midterm Examinations are common, Final Examinations standard.

* Both regular semester and retake exams are compulsory to be taken at the University of Navarra

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