The academic year begins on September 1 of each year and ends on 31 August of the following year. Each academic year is divided in two semesters (winter and summer) . The first semester begins the second half of September and the second semester ends the first half of June . Each semester consists of 13 weeks of classes and two weeks of examinations. Attendance at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering takes 10 semesters (9 semesters and one semester for the thesis).
Holidays of each academic year include 42 days.