Academic Calendar


EQ D “BACHELOR” 1st – 3rd year students
EQ D “MASTER” (Post-Secondary education) 4th year students
Winter semester Summer semester Summer semester
(valid for „Marine Engineering” 1st – 3rd year and „Navigation” 2nd - 4th year)
Classes17.09.2018 – 29.12.201828.01.2019 – 11.05.201928.01.2019 – 06.04.2019
Examination session02.01.2019 – 19.01.201913.05.2019 – 01.06.201908.04.2019 – 27.04.2019
Retake examination session21.01.2019 – 26.01.201903.06.2019 – 08.06.201929.04.2019 – 04.05.2019
Non-attendance part of the academic year
Annual retake examination session02.09.2019 – 14.09.2019
Training practiceJune-July-August-September 2019
Annual vacation03.06.2019 – 14.09.2019
EQ D “BACHELOR” 4th year students
EQ D “MASTER” (Post-Secondary education) 5th year students
Winter semesterSummer semester
(not valid for „Marine Engineering”and „Electrical Equipment of ships”)
Classes17.09.2018 – 29.12.201828.01.2019 – 06.04.2019
Examination session02.01.2019 – 19.01.201908.04.2019 – 27.04.2019
Retake examination session21.01.2019 – 26.01.201929.04.2019 – 04.05.2019
Non-attendance part of the academic year
(not valid for„Marine Engineering”, „Electrical Equipment of ships”
Annual retake examination session06.05.2019 – 11.05.2019
Preparation for Graduation exam/Diploma Thesis defense13.05.2019 – 15.06.2019
Regular examination session for Graduation exam or Diploma Thesis defense17.06.2019 – 29.06.2019
Retake examination session for Graduation exam or Diploma Thesis defense02.09.2019 – 14.09.2019
EQ D “MASTER” - “Marine Engineering” and “Electrical Equipment of Ships“ 5th year students
Winter semesterSummer semester
Classes17.09.2018 – 29.12.2018English language Graduation exam04.03.2019 – 09.03.2019
Regular examination session02.01.2019 – 19.01.2019Preparation of Diploma Thesis Project and On board training11.03.2019 – 22.06.2019
Retake examination session21.01.2019 – 26.01.2019Regular session for Diploma Thesis defense24.06.2019 – 29.06.2019
Annual retake examination session28.01.2019 – 02.02.2019Retake examination session for Diploma Thesis defense and English language Graduation exam02.09.2019 – 14.09.2019
EQ D “MASTER” - “Navigation” 1st year students
Non-attendance part of the academic year#colspan#

Annual retake examination session06.05.2019 – 11.05.2019
Regular examination session for State exam/ Diploma work13.05.2019 – 13.07.2019
Retake session for State exams02.09.2019 – 14.09.2019
EQ D “MASTER” after EQ D “BACHELOR” 1st year students
Winter semesterSummer semesterNon-attendance part of the academic year
Classes01.10.2018 – 29.12.201828.01.2019 – 11.05.2019Annual retake examination session02.09.2019 – 14.09.2019
Regular exam session02.01.2019 – 19.01.201913.05.2019 – 01.06.2019Annual vacation03.06.2019 – 14.09.2019
Retake exam session21.01.2019 – 26.01.201903.06.2019 – 08.06.2019
Official Holidays
for the Academic year 2018/2019
Winter semester
September 6th Unification Day –Thursday – Holiday ( for the part– time study students)
September 17th Academic year opening – Monday– Classes will not be held (for full–time study students)
September 22nd Independence Day – Saturday – Holiday
September 24thMonday, according to the Labor code, art. 154, par. 2 – Holiday
October 31stWednesday, students must study with the schedule for Monday – Odd week
November 1st National Awakening Day – Thursday – Holiday
December 8th Student Day – Saturday – Classes will not be held
December 24th – January 1st Winter vacation
Summer semester
March 3rd Liberation Day – Sunday– Holiday
March 4th Monday, according to the Labor code, art. 154, par. 2 – Holiday
March 5th Tuesday, students must study with the schedule for Monday – Even week
April 4th Students Science Session in TU–Varna and Sport Celebration in DTC – Dobrich – Thursday – Classes will not be held
April 26th – April 29th Easter Holidays
May 1st Labor Day and International Workers' Solidarity Day – Wednesday – Holiday
May 6th Saint George's Day, Day of the Bravery and the Bulgarian Army –Monday– Holiday
May 24th , 25th Saints Cyril and Methodius Day, Day of Bulgarian Enlightment and Culture and of Slavonic Alphabet– Friday, Saturday – Holidays