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School year and holidays

Pre-school education, comprehensive schools and general upper secondary schools, vocational college

A school year is composed of autumn and spring term. During the school year, there are autumn, winter (and Easter) holidays in addition to summer holidays. Instruction is given weekly from Monday to Friday. There is no school on Saturdays except on the final days of the autumn and spring term.

Minor changes are possible on an annual basis.


School year 2018 - 2019

Pre-school education

2018 - 2019 Pre-school education
Autumn term 9.8.2018 - 21.12.2018
Autumn holiday 15.10.2018 - 21.10.2018
Spring term 7.1.2019 - 31.5.2019
Winter holiday 25.2.2019 - 3.3.2019

Comprehensive schools

2018 - 2019
Comprehensive schools
Autumn term 9.8.2018 - 21.12.2018
Autumn holiday 15.10.2018 - 21.10.2018
Spring term 7.1.2019 - 1.6.2019
Winter holiday 25.2.2019 - 3.3.2019

General upper secondary education

2018 - 2019
Upper secondary day schools Upper secondary school for adults
Autumn term 9.8.2018 - 21.12.2018 13.8.2018 - 18.12.2018
Autumn holiday 15.10.2018 - 21.10.2018 15.10. - 21.10.2018
Spring term 7.1.2019 - 1.6.2019 7.1.2019 - 18.6.2019
Winter holiday 25.2. - 3.3.2019 25.2.-3.3.2019
I summer period
13.8.2018 - 28.8.2018
II summer period 3.6.2019 - 18.6.2019

Tampere Vocational College Tredu

2018 - 2019 Tredu
Autumn term 8.8.2018 - 21.12.2018
Autumn holiday 15.10.2018 - 21.10.2018
Spring term 7.1.2019 - 1.6.2019
Winter holiday 25.2.2019 - 3.3.2019

School year 2019 - 2020

Pre-school education

2019 - 2020
Pre-school education
Autumn term 8.8.2019 - 20.12.2019
Autumn holiday 14.10.2019 - 20.10.2019
Spring term 7.1.2020- 29.5.2020
Winter holiday 24.2.2020 - 1.3.2020

Comprehensive schools

2019 - 2020 Comprehensive schools
Autumn term 8.8.2019 - 20.12.2019
Autumn holiday 14.10.2019 - 20.10.2019
Spring term 7.1.2020- 30.5.2020
Winter holiday 24.2.2020 - 1.3.2020

General upper secondary education

2019 - 2020 Upper secondary day schools Upper secondary school for adults
Autumn term 8.8.2019 - 20.12.2019 12.8.2019 - 17.12.2019
Autumn holiday 14.10.2019 - 20.10.2019 14.10.2019 - 20.10.2019
Spring term 7.1.2020 - 30.5.2020 7.1.2020 - 16.6.2020
Winter holiday 24.2.2020 - 1.3.2020 24.2.2020 - 1.3.2020
I summer period 12.8.2019 - 27.8.2019
II summer period 1.6.2020 - 16.6.2020

Tampere Vocational College Tredu

2019 - 2020
Tredu
Autumn term 1.8.2019 - 20.12.2019
Autumn holiday 14.10.2019 - 20.10.2019
Spring term 7.1.2020 - 30.5.2020
Winter holiday 24.2.2020 - 1.3.2020
Summer period
31.5.2020 - 31.7.2020

The beginning of the autumn term 2019 is 7 August for new students. Spring term ends 30 May 2020.


School year 2020 - 2021

Pre-school education

2020 - 2021
Pre-school education
Autumn term 11.8.2020 - 18.12.2020
Autumn holiday 12.10.2020 - 18.10.2020
Spring term 7.1.2021 - 4.6.2021
Winter holiday 1.3.2021 - 7.3.2021

Comprehensive schools

2020 - 2021
Comprehensive schools
Autumn term 11.8.2020 - 22.12.2020
Autumn holiday 12.10.2020 - 18.10.2020
Spring term 7.1.2021 - 5.6.2021
Winter holiday 1.3.2021 - 7.3.2021

General upper secondary education

2020 - 2021 Upper secondary day schools Upper secondary school for adults
Autumn term 11.8.2020 - 22.12.2020 17.8.2020 - 17.12.2020
Autumn holiday 12.10.2020 - 18.10.2020 12.10.2020 - 18.10.2020
Spring term 7.1.2021 - 5.6.2021 11.1.2021 - 22.6.2021
Winter holiday 1.3.2021 - 7.3.2021 1.3.2021 - 7.3.2021
I summer period 17.8.2020 - 1.9.2020
II summer period 7.6.2021 - 22.6.2021