Academic Calendar, Spring 2019

Direct Matriculation Program

Universidad de Salamanca (USAL) & Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca (UPSA)

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Dates specific to Georgetown (GU) students are in bold face. “Actas” = day that official University grades are published.


Nov 15 – 30th: pre-registration into IES classes

Sun. Jan 20th: Arrival date

Jan. 23rd – Feb 1st: Registration into USAL classes (UPSA registration, on-site only)

Mon. Jan 21st – Mon Jan 28th: Orientation Activities

Jan 22nd & 23rd: On-site Registration, IES-Abroad (dates may vary slightly depending on enrolment)

Mon Jan 28th: Classes begin, IES-abroad

Mon. Jan 28th –Fri Feb 8th: Add-Drop, IES-Abroad

Mon. Feb 4th: Classes begin, UPSA

            Mon Feb 4th – Thurs Feb 14th: Add-Drop, UPSA

Mon. Feb 4th: Classes begin, USAL

Mon. Feb 4th – Mon. Feb 11th: Add-Drop, USAL

Mon. Mar 4th – Fri Mar 8th: Mid-terms, IES Abroad

Mon. Mar 25th: Last day to begin tutorials


            USAL and IES-Abroad: Fri. Apr 12th - Mon. Apr 23rd

            PONTIFICIA: Sat, Apr 13th – Mon April 29th

April 25: Classes end, IES-Abroad

April 29th: Lunes de Aguas (local, City of Salamanca). Some afternoon classes may be cancelled. 

April 30th – May 6th: Final exams IES-Abroad

Wed. May 1st: National Holiday, “Día del Trabajador”

Sat. May 18th: Classes end, UPSA

Mon. May 20st – Sun May 26th: Study week, UPSA

Mon. May 27th – Sat June 8th: Exam period, UPSA

            Actas: 15 days after exam date, UPSA

Wed. June 12th : Holiday, “San Juan de Sahagún” (local, City of Salamanca)

Fri. June 14th : All classes and exams end, USAL (see explanatory note below) **

            Actas: Sat June 15th, USAL

**Last day of classes and exams in the USAL varies by Facultad. Following, dates for some of the Facultades in which GU students most commonly register:



Final day of class

Exam period (1st round)


Biología, Biotecnología

May 24th

May 27th – June 14th


Ciencias Políticas, Derecho, Criminología

May 24th

May 28th – June 14th

Ciencias Sociales

Conunicación Audiovisual, Relaciones Laborales, Sociología, Trabajo Social

May 24th

May 27st – June 8th


Administración de Empresas, Economía

May 17th

May 22nd– June 4th


Language and Lit classes

May 17th

May 23th – June 7th



May 18th

May 20st – May 31st

Geografía e Historia

Geografía, Historia, Historia del Arte, Historia y Ciencias de la Música, Humanidades

May 3th

May 13th – May 24th