2017-2018 Academic Calendar

Fall semester

Beginning of classes (including mandatory orientation): September 5
Fall break: October 28 to November 6
End of semester (including exams): December 22

Spring semester

Orientation for new exchange students: January 9 – 12
Beginning of classes: January 15
Winter break: March 2 after class to March 12
Spring break: April 20 after class to April 30
End of classes (including exams): June 22

Bank Holidays in France

Like most stores and services in France, ISA Lille offices are closed on national bank holidays:
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 25 – Ascension Day (l’Ascension)
June 5 – 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)