Academic calendar

2017-2018 academic year

UFP follows a continuous evaluation system. This means students will only take exams at theoretical curricular units, theoretical-practical and practical non-laboratorial if they fail the continuous evaluation and the teachers accept them for the exams period.

1st semester (Winter):

Orientation Week: September 11 – 15 2017
Classes: September 18 2017 – January 19 2018
Re-examination period: January 29 – February 10 2018

Public holidays:
October 5
November 1
December 1 and 8
Christmas holidays: December 18 2017 – January 2 2018

2nd semester (Spring):

Orientation Week: February 5 – 9 2018
Classes: February 14 – June 15 2018
Re-examination period: June 25 – July 7 2018

Public holidays:
March 30
April 25
May 1 and 31
June 10 and 24
Carnival holidays: February 12 – 13 2018
Easter holidays: March 26 – April 6 2018
“Queima das Fitas” Break: May 7 and 11 2018


2016-2017 academic year

UFP follows a continuous evaluation system. This means students will only take exams at theoretical curricular units, theoretical-practical and practical non-laboratorial if they fail the continuous evaluation and the teachers accept them for the exams period.

1st semester (Winter):

Orientation Week: September 5 – 9 2016
Classes: September 12 2016 – January 6 2017
Re-examination period: January 16 – 27 2017

Public holidays:
October 5
November 1
December 1 and 8
Christmas holidays: December 19 – 30 2016

2nd semester (Spring):

Orientation Week: January 23 – 27 2017
Classes: January 30 – May 26 2017
Re-examination period: June 5 – 16 2017

Public holidays:

April 25
May 1
June 15
Carnival holidays: February 27 – 28 2017
Easter holidays: April 10 – 24 2017