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Updated: November 12, 2013

Note: The IUP academic year has two 16-week semesters; each semester is divided into two eight-week "modules" with different classes, textbooks and teachers in each module.

The summer session lasts eight weeks, with 40 days of classes.

Every eight-week module has 80–160 hours of classroom language instruction, depending on course assignments.


IUP Academic Calendar 2013-2014

Note: There are one to two weekend field trips arranged in each of the three semesters (Fall, Spring and Summer). The dates will be announced in advance during the semester.

Academic Year Program (Fall and Spring) 2013-2014

DateActivity
August 25 (SU)Latest Date for New Students to Arrive
August 26–30 (MO–FR)Orientation and Testing
September 2 (MO)Classes Begin, Module I
September 28 – October 6 (SA–SU)National Day Break, No Class (9 days)
October 18 (FR)Open House Day
November 1 (FR)Last Day of Module I (Final Exam)
November 2–10(SA–SU)Mid-Semester Break (9 days)
November 11 (MO)Classes Begin, Module II
December 20 (FR)Open House Day
January 3 (FR)Last Day of Module II (Final Exam)
January 4–12 (SA–SU)Winter Break (for continuing students, 9 days)
January 7 (TU)Latest Date for New Students to Arrive
January 8–10 (WE–FR)New Students Orientation and Testing
January 13 (MO)Classes Begin, Module III
January 25 – February 16 (SA–SU)Chinese New Year Break (23 days)
March 14 (FR)Open House Day
March 28 (FR)Last Day of Module III (Final Exam)
March 29 – April 6 (SA–SU)Mid-Semester Break (9 days)
April 7 (MO)Classes Begin, Module IV
May 16 (FR)Open House Day
May 30 (FR)Last Day of Module IV (Final Exam)


Summer Program 2014

DateActivity
June 15 (SU)Latest Date for New Students to Arrive
June 16–20 (MO–FR)Orientation and Testing
June 23 (MO)Classes Begin
August 1 (FR)Open House Day
August 15 (FR)Last Day of Class (Final Exam)


Note: The IUP academic year has two 16-week semesters; each semester is divided into two eight-week "modules" with different classes, textbooks and teachers in each module.

The summer session lasts eight weeks, with 40 days of classes.

Every standard, eight-week module normally has 160 hours of classroom language instruction, unless IUP Beijing determines that the student requires a class schedule different from the standard schedule.


IUP Academic Calendar 2014–2015

Note: There are one to two weekend field trips arranged in each of the three semesters (Fall, Spring and Summer). The dates will be announced in advance during the semesters.

Academic Year Program (Fall and Spring) 2014–2015

DateActivity
August 24 (SU)Latest Date for New Students to Arrive
August 25–29 (MO–FR)Orientation and Testing
September 1 (MO)Classes Begin, Module I
September 8 (MO)Mid-Autumn Festival, No Class
October 1 (WE)National Day holiday, No Class
October 10 (FR)Open House Day
October 24 (FR)Last Day of Module I (Final Exam)
October 25 – November 9(SA–SU)Fall Break (16 days)
November 10 (MO)Classes Begin, Module II
December 25 (TH)Christmas, No Class
December 19 (FR)Open House Day
January 1 (TH)New Year, No Class
January 2 (FR)Last Day of Module II (Final Exam)
January 3–11 (SA–SU)Winter Break (for continuing students, 9 days)
January 6 (TU)Latest Date for New Students to Arrive
January 7–9 (WE–FR)New Students Orientation and Testing
January 12 (MO)Classes Begin, Module III
February 7 – March 1 (SA–SU)Chinese New Year Break (23 days)
March 13 (FR)Open House Day
March 27 (FR)Last Day of Module III (Final Exam)
March 28 – April 5 (SA–SU)Spring Break (9 days)
April 6 (MO)Classes Begin, Module IV
May 1 (FR)Labor Day, No Class
May 15 (FR)Open House Day
May 29 (FR)Last Day of Module IV (Final Exam)