Academic Calendar

This page is your resource for all the important dates to know when coming to study at ISA Lille. This calendar will help you complete necessary exchange documents, visa procedures, plan your travels and know when you have a day off.

For more information about events happening at ISA Lille, check our News and Events page.

  2018-2019
FALL SEMESTER September 4 – December 21
Beginning of Classes (including mandatory orientation) September 4
Fall Break October 26 after class to November 5
End of Semester (including exams) December 21
 
SPRING SEMESTER January 14 – June 14
Orientation for new exchange students January 8 – 11
Beginning of Classes January 14
Winter Break February 15 after class to February 25
Spring Break April 5 after class to April 15
End of Semester (including exams) June 14

Like most stores and services in France, ISA Lille offices are closed on national bank holidays. Some holidays are celebrated on the same date every year, and others change based on the liturgical calendar. Please note the dates below for the mentioned calendar year.

2018 Bank Holidays in France

January 1 – New Year’s Day (Jour de l’An)
April 2 – Easter Monday (Lundi de Pâques)
May 1 – Labour Day (Fête du Travail)
May 8 – VE Day – (Fête de la Victoire 1945)
May 10 – Ascension Day (l’Ascension)
May 21 – Whit Monday (Lundi de Pentecôte)
July 14 – Bastille Day (Fête Nationale)
August 15 – Assumption Day (l’Assomption)
November 1 – All Saints’ Day (La Toussaint)
November 11 – Armistice Day (Armistice 1918)
December 25 – Christmas Day (Noël)

2019 Bank Holidays in France

January 1 – New Year’s Day (Jour de l’An)
April 22 – Easter Monday (Lundi de Pâques)
May 1 – Labour Day (Fête du Travail)
May 8 – VE Day – (Fête de la Victoire 1945)
May 30 – Ascension Day (l’Ascension)
June 10 – Whit Monday (Lundi de Pentecôte)
July 14 – Bastille Day (Fête Nationale)
August 15 – Assumption Day (l’Assomption)
November 1 – All Saints’ Day (La Toussaint)
November 11 – Armistice Day (Armistice 1918)
December 25 – Christmas Day (Noël)