Academic semesters cover the following months:
- Fall semester: September, October, November, December and January (15 weeks).
- Spring semester: February, March, April, May and June (15 weeks).
- Summer semester: July, August and till 15th September (10 weeks).
|Calendar Year 2010-2011|
|15 September||Fall Semester Classes begin|
|18 October||Independence Day|
|9-10 November||Gurban Holiday|
|12 November||Constitution Day|
|31 December||World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day|
|1-2 January||New Year's Day|
|20 January||Mourning Day - Black January|
|25 January||Fall Semester ends|
|Calendar Year 2011-2012|
|9 February||Spring Semester starts|
|8 March||Day of Women|
|21-23 March|| Novruz Holiday|
|9 May||Day of Victory|
|28 May||Day of Republic|
|25 June||Spring Semester ends|