Academic calendar

Academic calendar

IEC Academic Calendar
(PhD, Master’s, Bachelor’s degree)
for the 2021-2022 academic year

Main

August 10-28

Undergraduate’s enrollment (full-time education)

August 28

Enrolment of PhD students

August 28

Enrollment of students to Master’s Degree

August 30

Constitution day

Autumn Semester

Total weeks:

  • Theoretical training – 15 weeks
  • Exams- 3 weeks
  • Winter holidays – 4 weeks
 

September 1*

Knowledge day

September 1

Beginning of Autumn Semester

September 2 – December 10

RWMS, RWDS, ERWU (including the completion of dissertations)

September 6 – 17

Entrance Knowledge Profile

September 6 – 17


September 13 – December 3

The practice of Master’s students, PhD students, including the defense of the practice

October 9

Beginning of office classes DLT (FA, FD)

October 18 – 22 (after classes)

Midterm – 1

December 1*

Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

December 6 – 10 (after classes)

Midterm – 2

December 10

Completion of the theoretical course of the Autumn semester

December 13 – 29

Winter exam session of full-time education

December 16,17*

Independence day of the RK

December 30 – February 11

Intersession (re-study of disciplines, full-time education)

December 21 – 25 (after classes)

Midterm – 2 (Master’s degree)

Spring Semester

Spring Semester

Total weeks:

  • Theoretical training – 15 weeks
  • Exams- 2 weeks
  • Practice – 4 weeks
  • Summer holidays – 8 weeks
  • Summer semester – 6 weeks

January 24

Beginning of Spring Semester

January 24 – February 4

Entrance Knowledge Profile

January 24 – April 22

The practice of Master’s students, PhD students, including the defense of the practice

January 24 – March 11

research work of
Master’s students (1
year)

January 24 – May 6

research work of
PhD students (1 year)

January 24 – May 20

RWDS (including dissertation)

February 1 – 5

Entrance (placement) test

February 14 – 18

Retake of exams after Intersession (full-time education, DLT)

February 18 – March 18

Pre-diploma practice of graduation courses of bachelor’s degree (full-time, DLT), including the report

February 19

Beginning of office classes DLT (FA, FD)

March 8*

International Women’s day

March 14 – 18 (after classes)

Midterm-3

March 21,22*,23*

«Nauryz» holiday

May 1*

Kazakhstan People’s Unity Day

May 3 – 12 (after classes)

Midterm-4

May 12

End of the theoretical course of the Spring Semester

May 7*

Defender of the Fatherland Day

May 9*

Victory Day

May 13 – 26

Summer exam session of full-time education

May 23 – June 17

FAC of diploma work (bachelor’s degree)

May 23 – June 17

FAC for the protection of Master’s dissertation

May 27 – June 27

Practice, including the practice exam session

May 30 – July 8

Practice, including the practice exam session
(according to appendix №2)

according to the schedule of the Dissertation Council

Doctoral dissertation defense PhD

Remark

Working out of classes will be carried out by order of the dean’s office
Intersession– intersessional semester (retraining period)
Scientific training is planned as part of research (RWMS), experimental research work of master’s students (ERWMS) according to the master’s Individual work plan. RWDS, including the completion of the dissertation, pedagogical practice is conducted in parallel with theoretical training.
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Master’s students

Information on practices can be found in the document above