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.
ISA Lille Calendar

Fall Semester

September 3 - December 20

Beginning of Classes (including mandatory orientation)September 3
Fall BreakOctober 28 - November 3
End of Semester (including exams)December 20

Spring Semester

January 6 – June 12

Orientation for new exchange studentsJanuary 6 - 10
Beginning of ClassesJanuary 13
Winter BreakFebruary 17 - February 23
Spring BreakApril 13 - April 19
End of Semester (including exams)June 12

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.

Bank Holidays in France
January 1New Year's Day (Jour de l'An)
April 22Easter Monday (Lundi de Pâques)
May 1Labor Day (Fête du Travail)
May 8Victory in Europe Day (Fête de la Victoire)
May 30Ascension Day (l'Ascension)
June 10Whit Monday (Lundi de Pentecôte)
July 14Bastille Day (Fête Nationale)
August 15Assumption Day (l'Assomption)
November 1All Saints' Day (La Toussaint)
November 11Armistice Day (l'Armistice 1918)
December 25Christmas Day (Noël)
January 1 New Year’s Day (Jour de l’An)
April 13 Easter Monday (Lundi de Pâques)
May 1 Labour Day (Fête du Travail)
May 8 VE Day (Fête de la Victoire 1945)
May 21 Ascension Day (l’Ascension)
June 1 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)
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