Technical University of Varna

Academic Calendar 2020-2021


Bachelor's Degree 1st – 3rd year students
Winter semester Summer semester Summer semester
(valid for „Marine Engineering”, „Electrical Equipment of Ships” and „Navigation” 3rd year)
Classes14.09.2020 – 25.12.202008.02.2021 – 21.05.202108.02.2021 – 16.04.2021
Examination session04.01.2021 – 23.01.202124.05.2021 – 12.06.202119.04.2021 – 08.05.2021
Retake examination session25.01.2021 – 30.01.202114.06.2021 – 19.06.202110.05.2021 – 15.05.2021
Non-attendance part of the academic year
Annual retake examination session30.08.2021 – 11.09.2021
Training practiceJune-July-August-September 2021
10.05.2021 – 11.09.2021 for ME, EES and NAVG 2nd and 3rd year
Bachelor's Degree 4th year students
Winter semesterSummer semester
(not valid for „Marine Engineering”and „Electrical Equipment of ships”)
Classes14.09.2020 – 25.12.202008.02.2021 – 16.04.2021
Examination session04.01.2021 – 23.01.202119.04.2021 – 08.05.2021
Retake examination session25.01.2021 – 30.01.202110.05.2021 – 15.05.2021
Non-attendance part of the academic year
(not valid for„Marine Engineering”, „Electrical Equipment of ships”
Annual retake examination session17.05.2021 – 22.05.2021
Preparation for Graduation exam/Diploma Thesis defense24.05.2021 – 26.06.2021
Regular examination session for Graduation exam or Diploma Thesis defense28.06.2021 – 10.07.2021
24.05.2021 – 10.07.2021 for NAVG

Retake examination session for Graduation exam or Diploma Thesis defense30.08.2021 – 11.09.2021
Master’s Degree 1st year students
Winter semesterSummer semesterNon-attendance part of the academic year
Classes28.09.2020 – 26.12.202008.02.2021 – 22.05.2021Sailing practice or Manufacturing practice for ME, EES and NAVG14.06.2021 – 27.09.2021
Regular exam session04.01.2021 – 23.01.202124.05.2021 – 12.06.2021Annual retake examination session30.08.2021 – 11.09.2021
Retake exam session25.01.2021 – 30.01.202114.06.2021 – 19.06.2021
The Academic calendar for the courses of Master‘s Degree after Bachelor’s Degree who are not mentioned in the tables is accepted by the Faculty Council and approved by the Rector.
Official Holidays
for the Academic year 2019/2020
Winter semester
September 6th – Unification DayHoliday
September 7th Holiday (according to the Labor code, art. 154, par. 2)
September 14th – Academic year openingClasses will not be held
September 22nd – Independence DayHoliday
November 1st – National Awakening Day Holiday
November 2ndHoliday (according to the Labor code, art. 154, par. 2)
December 7thClasses will not be held
December 8th – Student DayClasses will not be held
December 9thWednesday, students must study with the schedule for Tuesday, even week
December 11thFriday, students must study with the schedule for Monday, even week
December 24th – January 2nd Winter vacation
Summer semester
March 3rd – Liberation DayNational Holiday
April 30th – May 3rd – EasterHolidays
May 1st – Labor Day and International Workers' Solidarity DayHoliday
May 2ndHoliday (according to the Labor code, art. 154, par. 2)
May 5thClasses will not be held
May 6th – St George's Day, Day of the Bulgarian ArmyHoliday
May 7thFriday, students must study with the schedule for Wednesday, even week
May 24th , 25th – Day of Bulgarian Enlightenment and Culture and of Slavonic AlphabetHolidays