Academic Calendar and Assessments

2020/2021

Academic Calendar

First semesterSecond semester
Start of the academic year03/09/2020Classes and assessments period22/02/2021 – 31/07/2021
Classes and assessments period
(except for first year students)
07/09/2020 – 20/02/2021Easter break29/03/2021 – 05/04/2021
Classes and assessments period for
first year students
12/10/2020 – 20/02/2021Registration on Special Examination PeriodUntil 11/08/2021
Christmas break21/12/2020 – 01/01/2021Special Examination PeriodUntil 15/09/2021


Assessments

Register for the Referral Examination Period and the Special Examination Period

Registration is done via the Student Portal is only completed once you pay the examination fee (up to 2 days before the exam date).

For each curricular unit in the Referral Examination Period – €10.
For each curricular unit in the Examination Special Period – €5 *

*See Order No 40/2021 of 4 February 2021

Referral Examination Period | Students can register for the Referral Examination Period if they failed the continuous or regular assessment or when curricular units are only assessed through summative assessment.

Special Examination Period | Exceptionally, in the academic year 2020/2021, all students will be able to attend the Special Examination Period (up to 30 ECTS).

«All enrolled students in 2020/2021 will be admitted to assessement in special period, up to a limit of 30 ECTS credits, with this access being dependent on enrolment and the payment of the emolument provided for scholarship students»

Order No 40/2021 of 4 February 2021 

Covid-19 | Special Examination Period 2020/2021

Considering the social, economic, environmental and emotional difficulties all students have gone through during this academic year, Politécnico de Leiria has reviewed its academic success strategy.

Therefore, exceptionally, all students registered in the academic year 2020/2021 will be able to access the Special Examination Period, up to a limit of 30 ECTS, as long as they pay the examination fee.