Academic Calendar

2018-2019 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

FALL SEMESTER

Undergraduate Transfer Applications (with Central Placement Score) August 1 – 15, 2018
Submission Deadline of 2018-2019 Fall Semester Courses to Department of Student Affairs August 17, 2018
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) August 21 – 24, 2018 Tuesday – Friday
Victory Day August 30, 2018 Thursday
Exams and Interwievs for Applicants Applying to Graduate Programs (Late Application Period) September 3 – 4, 2018
Registration Period for New Students September 3 – 7, 2018
English and Arabic Tests of Placement and Proficiency September 3 – 7, 2018
Announcement of Undergraduate Transfer Application Results September 7, 2018
Registration Period for Admitted Candidates through Undergraduate Transfer Applications September 10 – 14, 2018
Announcement of Course Schedules September 10, 2018
Announcing and Submission the Admitted Students to the Graduate Programs to Student Affairs (for Late Application Period) September 14, 2018
Deadline for Submission of Course Syllabuses to (Graduate) Schools September 17, 2018
Registration Period for Graduate Students September 17 – 21, 2018
Registration Period for International Students September 17 – 21, 2018
Turkish, English and Arabic Tests of Placement and Proficiency September 17 – 21, 2018
Submission of Advisor Lists to Department of Student Affairs September 17 – 21, 2018
Course Registrations & Advisor Approvals September 24 – 27, 2018
Opening Ceremony October 1, 2018
Orientation Days October 1 – 3, 2018
First Day of Classes for Undergraduate and Graduate Students October 1, 2018
OSYS Additional Placement Registrations* October 1 – 5, 2018
Course Add- Drop & Advisor Approvals October 8 – 12, 2018
Application Deadline for Students with Special Status October 8, 2018
Republic Day October 29, 2018 Monday
Deadline for Course Withdrawal Applications November 23, 2018
Submission Deadline of Exam Lists for 2018-2019 Fall Semester to Department of Student Affairs November 30, 2018
PhD Qualification Exams of Fall Semester December 7, 2018 – January 4, 2019
Early Application Period for Graduate Programs (For 2019-2020 Fall Semester) December 10,2018 – February 15,2019
Application Deadline of Thesis Defense for Master’s Programs December 24, 2018
Submission Deadline of 2018-2019 Spring Semester Courses to Department of Student Affairs December 28, 2018
Announcement of Final Exam Schedule December 31, 2018
New Year’s Day January 1, 2019 Tuesday
End of Classes January 4, 2019
Final Exams January 7 – 18, 2019
Thesis Defenses for Master’s Programs January 7 – 18, 2019
Submission Deadline of Final Grades January 25, 2019
Last Day to Finalize Incomplete Grades February 8, 2019
Last Day to Submit Course Evaluation Forms to (Graduate) Schools February 8, 2019

SPRING SEMESTER

Announcement of Course Schedules January 28, 2019
Last day for Submission of Advisor Changes to Department of Student Affairs January 28, 2019
Deadline for Submission of Course Syllabuses to (Graduate) Schools January 28, 2019
Course Registrations & Advisor Approvals February 4 – 8, 2019
Turkish, English and Arabic Tests of Placement and Proficiency February 5 – 7, 2019
Exams and Interwievs for Graduate Programs Early Applicants February 11 – 15, 2019
First Day of Classes for Undergraduate and Graduate Students February 11, 2019
Course Add- Drop & Advisor Approvals February 18 – 21, 2019
Application Deadline for Students with Special Status February 18, 2019
Deadline for Submission of Admitted Graduate Student Lists in Early Application Period to Department of Student Affairs and Announcement March 19, 2019
Early Registration Period for Graduate Students admitted in Early Application Period (For 2019-2020 Fall Semester) March 25 – 29, 2019
Deadline for Course Withdrawal Applications April 5, 2019
Submission Deadline of Exam Lists for 2018-2019 Spring Semester to Department of Student Affairs April 8, 2019
Application Period for Graduate Programs April 8 – June 17, 2019
National Independence and Children’s Day April 23, 2019 Tuesday
PhD Qualification Exams of Spring Semester April 19 – May 17, 2019
Application Period for International Students to Undergraduate Programs April 29  – July 26, 2019
Application Deadline of Thesis Defense for Master’s Programs April 29, 2019
Labor and Solidarity Day May 1, 2019 Wednesday
Submission Deadline of 2018-2019 Summer Semester Courses to Department of Student Affairs May 10, 2019
Announcement of Final Exam Schedule May 13, 2019
End of Classes May 17, 2019
The Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth & Sports Day May 19, 2019 Sunday
Thesis Defenses for Master’s Programs May 20 – 31, 2019
Final Exams May 20 – 31, 2019
Eid al-Fitr (Feast of Ramadan) June 4 – 6, 2019 Tuesday – Thursday
Submission Deadline of Final Grades June 14, 2019
Last Day to Submit Course Evaluation Forms to (Graduate) Schools June 28, 2019
Last Day to Finalize Incomplete Grades June 28, 2019

SUMMER SEMESTER

Announcement of Course Schedules May 31, 2019
Deadline for Submission of Course Syllabuses to (Graduate) Schools May 31, 2019
Course Registrations & Advisor Approvals June 12 – 13, 2019
Turkish, English and Arabic Proficiency Test June 13 – 14, 2019
First Day of Classes June 17, 2019
Application Deadline for Students with Special Status June 19, 2019
Course Add- Drop & Advisor Approvals June 19 – 20, 2019
Exams and Interwievs for Graduate Programs Applicants June 24 – 28, 2019
Deadline for Course Withdrawal Applications July 12, 2019
Democracy and National Unity Day July 15, 2019 Monday
Inter-Institutional Undergraduate Transfer Applications July 16 – 26, 2019
Application Deadline for International Students to Undergraduate Programs July 26, 2019
Deadline for Submission of Admitted Graduate Student Lists  to Department of Student Affairs and Announcement July 31, 2019
End of Classes August 2, 2019
Final Exams August 5 – 9, 2019
Early Registration Period for Graduate Students admitted in Normal Application Period (For 2019-2020 Fall Semester) August 5 – 9, 2019
Deadline for Submission of Admitted International Student Lists to Department of Student Affairs and Announcement August 9, 2019
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) August 11 – 14, 2019 Sunday – Wednesday
Submission Deadline of Final Grades August 21, 2019
Last Day to Finalize Incomplete Grades August 28, 2019
Last Day to Submit Course Evaluation Forms to (Graduate) Schools August 28, 2019
Victory Day August 30, 2019 Friday
*The specified dates are expected, the final registration dates will be determined by OSYM.

FALL SEMESTER

Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) August 21 – 24, 2018 Tuesday – Friday
Victory Day August 30, 2018 Thursday
English and Arabic Tests of Placement and Proficiency September 3 – 7, 2018
Opening Ceremony October 1, 2018
First Day of English, Arabic and İHU TÖMER Preparation Programs Module 1 September 24, 2018
Orientation Days September 24 – 26, 2018
End Level Studies 1 for Arabic Preparation Program October 22 – 26, 2018
Republic Day October 29, 2018 Monday
Evaluation, Analysis and End Module Studies for Arabic Preparation Program Module 1 November 12 – 16, 2018
Final Exam for IHU TÖMER and English Preparation Program Module 1 November 13, 2018
PTE Academic for English Preparation Program Module 1 November 16, 2018
First Day of English, Arabic and İHU TÖMER Preparation Programs Module 2 November 26, 2018
End Level Studies 2 for Arabic Preparation Program December 24 – 26, 2018
New Year’s Day January 1, 2019 Tuesday
Final Exam for IHU TÖMER English Preparation Program Module 2 January 15, 2019
Evaluation, Analysis and End Module Studies for Arabic Preparation Program Module 2 January 17 – 18, 2019
PTE Academic for English Preparation Program Module 2 January 18, 2019

SPRING SEMESTER

First Day of English, Arabic and İHU TÖMER Preparation Programs Module 3 February 4, 2019
End Level Studies 3 for Arabic Preparation Program March 4 – 8, 2019
Final Exam for IHU TÖMER and English Preparation Program Module 3 March 26, 2019
Evaluation, Analysis and End Module Studies for Arabic Preparation Program Module 3 March 27 – 29, 2019
PTE Academic for English Preparation Programs Module 3 March 29, 2019
First Day of English, Arabic and İHU TÖMER Preparation Programs Module 4 April 8, 2019
National Independence and Children’s Day April 23, 2019 Tuesday
Labor and Solidarity Day May 1, 2019 Wednesday
The Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth & Sports Day May 19, 2019 Sunday
Evaluation, Analysis and End Module Studies for Arabic Preparation Program Module 4 May 20 – 24, 2019
Final Exam for IHU TÖMER and English Preparation Program Module 4 May 28, 2019
PTE Academic for English Preparation Programs Module 4 May 31, 2019
Eid al-Fitr (Feast of Ramadan) June 5 – 7, 2019 Wednesday – Friday

SUMMER SEMESTER

First Day of English, Arabic and İHU TÖMER Preparation Programs Module 5 June 10, 2019
Democracy and National Unity Day July 15, 2019 Monday
Final Exam for IHU TÖMER and English Preparation Program Module 5 July 30, 2019
PTE Academic for English Preparation Programs Module 5 August 2, 2019
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) August 11 – 14, 2019 Sunday – Wednesday
Victory Day August 30, 2019 Friday

2017-2018 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

FALL SEMESTER

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS  ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS INSTITUTE GRADUATE SCHOOLS OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES & EDUCATION & BUSINESS
Registration Period for New Students August 14 – 18, 2017
English Test of Placement and Proficiency August 14 – 18, 2017
Arabic Test of Placement and Proficiency August 14 – 18, 2017
Application Deadline for International Students to Undergraduate Programs August 18, 2017
Submission Deadline of 2017-2018 Fall Semester Courses to Department of Student Affairs August 24, 2017 August 31, 2017 September 22, 2017
Submission Deadline of Admitted International Student Lists to Department of Student Affairs August 28, 2017
Victory Day August 30, 2017 (Wednesday)
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) September 1-4, 2017 (Friday – Monday)
OSYS Additional Placement Registrations  September 5 – 8, 2017
Application Deadline for Graduate Programs September 6, 2017
Turkish, English and Arabic Proficiency Test for Graduate Programs Applicants September 7 – 8, 2017
Interwievs for Graduate Programs September 11 – 12, 2017
Announcement of Course Schedules September 11, 2017 September 18, 2017 October 13, 2017
Deadline for Submission of Course Syllabuses to Schools/Institutes September 11, 2017 September 18, 2017 October 13, 2017
Registration of International Students September 11 – 15, 2017
Submission of Advisor Lists to Department of Student Affairs September 11 – 15, 2017 September 11 – 15, 2017 October 9 – 13, 2017
Turkish, English and Arabic Test of Placement and Proficiency for International Students September 11 – 15, 2017
First Day of English Preparation Program  Module 1 September 18, 2017
First Day of Arabic Preparation Program  Module 1 September 18, 2017
Exams and Interwievs for 2nd Application Period September 28 – October 4, 2017
Submission Deadline of Admitted Student Lists to Department of Student Affairs September 13, 2017 September 25, 2017
Submission Deadline of Admitted Student Lists to Department of Student Affairs for 2nd Application Period October 13, 2017
Final Registrations of Admitted Students September 18 – 21, 2017 September 28 – October 20, 2017
Course Registrations and Advisor Approvals September 18 – 22, 2017 September 25 – 29,  2017 October 16 – 20, 2017
First Day of Classes September 25, 2017 October 2, 2017 October 23, 2017
Orientation September 25 – 27, 2017 October 2 – 4 ,2017 October 23 – 25, 2017
Course Add- Drop & Advisor Approvals  October 2 – 6, 2017 October 9 – 13, 2017 October 30 – November 3, 2017
Application Deadline for Students with Special Status October 2, 2017 October 9, 2017 October 30, 2017
End Level Studies 1 for Arabic Preparation Program October 16 – 20, 2017
Republic Day October 29, 2017 (Sunday)
Evaluation, Analysis and End Module Studies for Arabic Preparation Program Module 1 November 06 – 10, 2017
Final Exam for English Preparation Program Module 1 November 7, 2017
PTE Academic for English Preparation Program Module 1 November 10, 2017
First Day of English Preparation Program Module 2 November 13, 2017
Deadline for Course Withdrawal Applications November 17, 2017 November 24, 2017 December 15, 2017
First Day of Arabic Preparation Program Module 2 November 20, 2017
Submission Deadline of Exam Lists for 2017-2018 Fall Semester to Department of Student Affairs November 24, 2017 December 1, 2017 December 22, 2017
PhD Qualification Exams of Fall Semester December 8, 2017 –  January 5, 2018
Application Deadline of Thesis Defense for Master Programs December 18, 2017
End Level Studies for Arabic Preparation Program December 18 – 20, 2017
Submission Deadline of 2017-2018 Spring Semester Courses to Department of Student Affairs December 22, 2017 December 29, 2017
Announcement of Final Exam Schedule December 25, 2017 January 2, 2018 January 22, 2018
New Year’s Day January 1, 2018 (Monday)
End of classes December 29, 2017 January 5, 2018 January 26, 2018
Final Exam for English Preparation Program Module 2 January 2, 2018
PTE Academic for English Preparation Programs Module 2 January 5, 2018
Final Exams January 2 – 12, 2018 January 8 – 19, 2018 January 29 – February 2, 2018
Thesis Defenses for Master Programs January 8 – 19, 2018
Evaluation, Analysis and End Module Studies for Arabic Preparation Program Module 2 January 4 – 5, 2018
Early Application Period for Graduate Programs January 15 – February 16, 2018
Submission Deadline of Final Grades January 19, 2018 January 26, 2018 February 9, 2018
Last Day to Submit Course Evaluation Forms to Schools/Institutes January 26, 2018 February 2, 2018 February 16, 2018
Last Day to Finalize Incomplete Grades February 2, 2018 February 16, 2018

SPRING SEMESTER

UNDER GRADUATE PROGRAMS  ALLIENCES OF CIVILIZATIONS INSTITUTE SOCIAL SICIENCES INSTITUTE
First Day of English Preparation Program Module 3 January 22, 2018
First Day of Arabic Preparation Program Module 3 January 22, 2018
Announcement of Course Schedules January 29, 2018 February 5, 2018
Last day for Submission of Advisor Changes to Department of Student Affairs January 29, 2018 February 5, 2018
Deadline for Submission of Course Syllabuses to Schools/Institutes January 29, 2018 February 5, 2018
Course Registrations & Advisor Approvals  February 5 – 9, 2018  February 12 – 16, 2018
Turkish, English and Arabic Proficiency Tests for Applicants Applying to Graduate Programs (Early Application Period) February 14 – 16, 2018
First Day of Classes  February 12, 2018  February 19, 2018
Exams and Interwievs for Applicants Applying to Graduate Programs (Early Application Period) February 26 – 28 2018
Course Add-Drop & Advisor Approvals  February 19 – 23, 2018 February 26 – March 2, 2018
End Level Studies for Arabic Preparation Program  February 19 – 23, 2018
Application Deadline for Students with Special Status  February 19 , 2018  February 26 , 2018
Final Exam for English Preparation Program Module 3 March 13, 2018
PTE Academic for English Preparation Programs Module 3 March 16, 2018
Evaluation, Analysis and End Module Studies for Arabic Preparation Program Module 3 March 14 – 16, 2018
Announcing and Submission the Admitted Students to the Graduate Programs to Student Affairs (Early Application Period) March 30, 2018
Spring Break (Except preparation programs) April 2 – 8, 2018 (Monday-Sunday)
First Day of English Preparation Program Module 4 March 26, 2018
First Day of Arabic Preparation Program Module 4 March 26, 2018
Normal Application Period for Graduate Programs April 9 – June 25 2018
Submission Deadline of 2017-2018 Spring Semester Courses to Department of Student Affairs April 9, 2018 April 16, 2018
Deadline for Course Withdrawal Applications  April 13, 2018  April 20, 2018
National Independence and Children’s Day April 23, 2018 (Monday)
Labor and Solidarity Day May 1, 2018 (Tuesday)
PhD Qualification Exams of Spring Semester 4 May – 1 June 2018
Evaluation, Analysis and End Module Studies for Arabic Preparation Program Module 4 May 7 – 11, 2018
Application Deadline of Thesis Defense for Master Programs May 14, 2018
Announcement of Final Exam Schedule May 14, 2018 May 21, 2018
Final Exam for English Preparation Program Module 4 May 15, 2018
PTE Academic for English Preparation Programs Module 4 May 18, 2018
Submission  Deadline of 2017-2018 Summer Semester Courses to Department of Student Affairs May 18, 2018 May 25, 2018
The Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth & Sports Day May 19, 2018 (Saturday)
End of Classes May 25, 2018 June 1, 2018
Final Exams May 28 – June 8, 2018 June 4 – 13,  2018
Thesis Defenses for Master Programs June 4 – 13, 2018
 Turkish, English and Arabic Proficiency Tests for Applicants Applying to Graduate Programs (Normal Application Period) June 16 – 25, 2018
Exams and Interwievs for Applicants Applying to Graduate Programs (Normal Application Period) June 28 – 29, 2018
Last Day to Submit Final Grades June 13, 2018 June 20, 2018
Last Day to Submit Course Evaluation Forms to Schools/Institutes June 20, 2018 July 4, 2018
Last Day to Finalize Incomplete Grades July 4, 2018

SUMMER SEMESTER

UNDER GRADUATE PROGRAMS  ALLIENCES OF CIVILIZATIONS INSTITUTE SOCIAL SICIENCES INSTITUTE
First Day of English Preparation Program Module 5 May 28,  2018
Announcement of Course Schedules June 11, 2018
Deadline for Submission of Course Syllabuses to Schools/Institutes June 11, 2018
Eid al-Fitr (Feast of Ramadan) June 15 – 17, 2018 (Friday – Sunday)
Course Registrations & Advisor Approvals June 20 – 22, 2018
First Day of Classes June 25, 2018
Course Add-Drop & Advisor Approvals June 27 – 29, 2018
Announcing the Admitted Students to the Graduate Programs (Normal Application Period) July 6, 2018
Early Registration Period for Admitted Students to the Graduate Programs (for Early Application Period) July 9 – 13, 2018
Late Application Period for Graduate Programs  July 9 – August 26, 2018
Deadline for Course Withdrawal Applications July 20, 2018
Final Exams for English Preparation Program Module 5 July 24, 2018
PTE Academic for English Preparation Programs Module 5 July 27, 2018
Turkish, English and Arabic Proficiency Tests for Applicants Applying to Graduate Programs (Late Application Period)  July 28 – August 3, 2018
Submission the Admitted Students to the Graduate Programs to Student Affairs (Normal Application Period) August 3, 2018
Early Registration Period for Admitted Students to the Graduate Programs (for Normal Application Period)  August 8 – 10, 2018
End of Classes August 10, 2018
Final Exams August 13 – 15, 2018
Last Day to Submit Final Grades August 17, 2018
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) August 21 – 24, 2018 (Tuesday – Friday)
Last Day to Submit Course Evaluation Forms to Schools/Institutes August 29, 2018
Victory Day August 30, 2018 (Thursday)