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Academic schedule for year

First Day of Fall Semester

Sunday, 24.12.2023

Hannukah Break

Sunday, 10.12.2023 - Wednesday 13.12.2023  (On all other days of Hannukah, classes will end at 16:00)

Tenth of Tevet Fast

Friday, 22.12.2023

Final Day of Fall Semester

Tuesday, 23.1.24

Winter Break

 Wednesday, 24.1.2024 until Sunday, 3.3.2024 

First Day of Spring Semester

Monday, 4.3.2024

Purim Break

Thursday, 21.3.2024 - Monday, 25.3.2024 

Passover Break

Wednesday, 17.4.2024 - Tuesday, 30.4.2024

Back to University

Wednesday,  1.5.24

Yom HaZikaron (National Memorial Day) & Israeli Independence Day (Delayed)

Monday, 13.5.2024 - Thursday, 14.5.2024 (inclusive)


Jerusalem Day

Wednesday, 5.6.2024

Shavuot (Pentecost) Holiday

Tuesday, 11.6.2024 - Thursday, 13.6.2024 (inclusive)

Student Day

TBD (from 16:00)

Final Day of Spring Semester

Friday, 28.6.2024

Summer Break

Sunday, 30.6.2024 - Friday 9.8.2024 

Seventeenth of Tamuz Fast

Tuesday, 23.7.2024 (No Exams)

Summer Semester

Sunday, 11.8.2024 - Tuesday, 1.10.2024 

Ninth of Av Fast

Tuesday, 13.8.2024 (No Exams)

First Day of Fall Semester, 2024-2025 Academic Year

Sunday, 27.10.2024

During memorial services (National Memorial Day, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yitzhak Rabin Memorial) all BIU libraries will be closed.

On Thursday, 26.10.2023, between 12:00-14:00, a memorial assembly will be held for the remembrance of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. There will be no studies at this time.

On the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Sunday, 5.5.2024, classes will end at 18:00.

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Tuesday, 6.5.2024, from 12:00-14:00, a memorial assembly will be held. There will be no studies at this time.

On the eve of Israel’s National Memorial Day, Sunday, 12.5.2024, there will be no studies between 12:00-14:00, due to the holding of a memorial assembly. On that day, classes will end at 17:00.

On Tuesday, 4.6.2024, the eve of Jerusalem Day, classes will end at 18:00.

On Tuesday, 23.7.2024, the Seventeenth of Tamuz Fast, there will be no exams.

On Tuesday, 13.8.2024, the Ninth of Av Fast, there will be no exams.