The Academic year begins on 1 September and ends on 31 August. Each academic year is divided into two academic semesters, the Winter and the Spring one. The exact dates are set by the Administrative Board (October to mid-January and mid-February to the end of May respectively).
The exam periods are three (3) in total: the Winter examination period or January exam period, the Spring examination period or June exam period and the Re-sit examination period or September exam period. The studies at the Department are of four year duration, articulated in eight (8) semesters. Students’ educational needs are covered through lectures, tutorials, course workshops, seminars and course projects given to them, in order to practice in research work.