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Academic schedule for year

First Day of Fall Semester

Monday, 23.10.2022

Hannukah Break

Wednesday, 21.12.2022 - Sunday, 25.12.2022 (On all other days of Hannukah, classes will end at 16:00)

Tenth of Tevet Fast

Tuesday, 3.1.2023

Final Day of Fall Semester

Tuesday, 27.1.2023

Winter Break

Wednesday, 29.1.2023 - Friday 13.3.2023 (inclusive)

Purim Break

Monday, 6.3.2023 - Wednesday, 8.3.2023 (inclusive)

First Day of Spring Semester

Tuesday, 14.3.2023

Passover Break

Sunday, 2.4.2023 - Thursday, 13.4.2023 (inclusive)

Back to University

Friday, 14.4.2023

Yom HaZikaron (National Memorial Day) & Israeli Independence Day

Tuesday, 25.4.2023 - Wednesday, 26.4.2023 (inclusive)

Jerusalem Day

Friday, 19.5.2023

Shavuot (Pentecost) Holiday

Thursday, 25.5.2023 - Saturday, 27.5.2023 (inclusive)

Student Day

TBD (from 16:00)

Final Day of Spring Semester

Friday, 30.6.2023

Summer Break

Sunday, 2.7.2023 - Friday, 4.8.2023 (inclusive)

Seventeenth of Tamuz Fast

Thursday, 6.7.2023 (No Exams)

Ninth of Av Fast

Thursday, 27.7.2023 (No Exams)

Summer Semester

Sunday, 6.8.2023 - Thursday, 14.9.2023 (inclusive)

First Day of Fall Semester, 2023-2024 Academic Year

Wednesday, 18.10.2023

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

On Sunday, 6.11.2023, 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.

The elections for the local authorities will be held on Tuesday, 31.10.2023. On this day the university will be closed (Sabbath day).

On the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Monday, 17.4.2023, classes will end at 18:00.

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Tuesday, 18.4.2023, 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, Monday, 24.4.2023, 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 Thursday, 18.5.2023, the eve of Jerusalem Day, classes will end at 18:00.

On Thursday, 6.7.2023, the Seventeenth of Tamuz Fast, there will be no exams.

Onn Thursday, 27.7.2023, the Ninth of Av Fast, there will be no exams.