General academic calendar of the E.MA 2013/2014

DatesAcademic programmeSpecial events

August

Introductory activities (distance learning)

 

12-13 Sept

Arrivals in Venice-Lido

 

14-15 Sept

Orientation days

 

16-22 Sept

Introduction week

 

20 Sept

 

E.MA Universities Fair

22 Sept

 

Graduation and Opening Ceremony

23 Sept-18 Oct

Thematic Section 1

 

12 Oct

 

Moot Court

19 Oct

Thematic Section 1: Exam

 

22 Oct-1 Nov

Thematic Section 2

 

4-15 Nov

Thematic Section 3

 

11 Nov

Submission of thesis proposals

 

18 Nov-29 Nov

Thematic Section 4

 

22 Nov

Universities respond to thesis proposals

 

18 Nov

Thematic Sections 2 & 3: Essay

 

25 Nov-29 Nov

Project week

 

29 Nov

Submission of final list of 3 universities

 

3 Dec -24 Jan

Thematic Section 5

 

2 Dec

Thematic Section 4: Exam

 

6-7 Dec

E.MA Council’s decision on 2nd Semester University

 

7-8 Dec

 

Human Rights Film Festival (student-led)

7 Dec

Re-sit Exam TS1

 

20 Dec

Clusters: submission of short paper

 

21 Dec -5 Jan

 

Holiday break (lessons start again on Monday 6 Jan 2013 at 9:00)

10-11 Jan

Thematic Section 5: 24h take home assignment

 

13-20 Jan

Kosovo field trip

 

22 Jan

Announcement of provisional First Semester marks

 

24 Jan

 

E.MA Career Day

27-Jan

Re-sit exams TS2/TS3/TS4/TS5

Exam Commission

28 Jan

Announcement of First  Semester final results

 

31 Jan

End of First Semester

 

1 Feb-31 July

Second Semester

 

14 July

Deadline Master’s Thesis

 

20 Sept TBC

Thesis oral defence

 

21 Sept TBC

Graduation ceremony

 

 

Weekly academic programme

The weekly academic programme is of the E.MA first semester is available on the Canvas platform.

The majority of first semester weeks offer a mix of first and second stream components, in a variety of combinations.
The model week below illustrates one such combination.

 MONTUEWEDTHUFRI[SAT]
  Plenary
Small groups
Plenary
Small groups
Plenary
Small groups
Plenary
Small groups
Plenary
Small groups
Plenary
Small groups
9.00-10.00 FIRST STREAM
Lecture
FIRST STREAM
Lecture
FIRST STREAM
Lecture
FIRST STREAM
Lecture

ADVOCACY LAB
 
or
 
EUROPEAN SERIES

lectures or special events
(if any)

10.15-11.15 FIRST STREAM
Lecture
FIRST STREAM
Lecture
FIRST STREAM
Lecture
FIRST STREAM
Lecture
11.30-13.00 FIRST STREAM
Lecture, workshops or seminars
FIRST STREAM
Lecture, workshops or seminars
FIRST STREAM
Lecture, workshops or seminars
FIRST STREAM
Lecture, workshops or seminars
  Small groups Small groups Small groups Small groups Small groups  
14.30-16.00
 
SECOND STREAM
(clusters, seminars)
SECOND STREAM
(clusters, seminars)
SECOND STREAM
(clusters, seminars)
SECOND STREAM
(clusters, seminars)
SECOND STREAM
(clusters, seminars)<
 
16.30-18.00 Reading time Reading time Reading time Reading time Reading time