Academic Calendar The Open University of Israel

2010-2011  Academic Year

Fall semester
Semester begins Sunday, October 17, 2010
English courses begin Sunday, October 17, 2010
Hannuka vacation Thursday, December 2, 2010
English courses end Friday, January 21, 2011
Semester ends Friday, January 28, 2011
Semester break Sunday, January 30, 2011 Friday, March 4, 2011


Spring semester
English courses begin Sunday, February 27, 2011
Semester begins Sunday, March 6, 2011
Purim vacation Sunday, March 20, 2011 (on Thursday, March 17th, tutorial sessions will end at 5 pm)
Purim vacation in Jerusalem Monday, March 21, 2011
Pesach vacation Monday, April 18, 2011 Monday, April 25, 2011
Eve of Holocaust Day Sunday, May 1, 2011 (tutorial sessions will end at 6 pm)
Eve of Memorial Day Sunday, May 8, 2011 (tutorial sessions will end at 6 pm)
Memorial Day Monday, May 9, 2011
Independence Day Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Shavuot vacation Tuesday, June 7, 2011 Wednesday, June 8, 2011
English courses end Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Semester ends Friday, June 24, 2011
Semester break Sunday, June 26, 2011 Friday, July 15, 2011


Summer semester
English courses begin Sunday, July 10, 2011
Semester begins Sunday, July 17, 2011
Tisha Be'Av Tuesday, August 9, 2011 (on Monday evening, tutorial sessions will end at 6 pm)
English courses end Friday, September 2, 2011
Intensive English courses end Monday, September 19, 2011
Semester ends Friday, September 16, 2011
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