General academic calendar of the E.MA 2014/2015

DatesAcademic programmeSpecial events

August

Introductory activities (distance learning)

 

9-10 Sept

Arrivals in Venice-Lido

 

11-12 Sept

Orientation days

 

15-21 Sept

Introduction week

 

19 Sept

 

E.MA Universities Fair

21 Sept

 

Graduation and Opening Ceremony

22 Sept-17 Oct

 Thematic Section 1

 

4 Oct

 

Moot Court

20 Oct

Thematic Section 1: Exam

 

20-31 Oct

24 Oct

Thematic Section 2

Day Off

 

3-14 Nov

Thematic Section 3

 

10 Nov

Submission of thesis proposals

 

17-28 Nov

Thematic Section 4

 

21 Nov

Universities respond to thesis proposals

 

 

 

 

1 Dec-23 Jan

Thematic Section 5

 

1 Dec

Thematic Section 4: Exam (TBC)

 

5-6 Dec

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

 

13-14 Dec

 

Human Rights Film Festival (student-led, TBC)

19 Dec

Clusters: submission of short paper

 

20 Dec-4 Jan

 

Holiday break (lessons start again on Monday 5 Jan 2014 at 9:15)

6 Jan

9-10 Jan

Re-Sit: TS1

Thematic Section 5: 24h take home assignment

 

12-19 Jan

Kosovo field trip (TBC)

 

21 Jan

Announcement of provisional First Semester marks

 

23 Jan

 

E.MA Career Day

26 Jan

Re-sit exams TS2/TS3/TS4/TS5

Exam Commission

27 Jan

Announcement of First Semester final results

 

29 Jan

End of First Semester

 

1 Feb-31 July

Second Semester

 

13 July TBC

Deadline Master’s Thesis

 

19 Sept TBC

Thesis oral defence

 

20 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
9.15-10.15 FIRST STREAM
Lecture
FIRST STREAM
Lecture
FIRST STREAM
Lecture
FIRST STREAM
Lecture

ADVOCACY LAB
 
or
 
EUROPEAN SERIES

lectures or special events
(if any)

10.30-11.30 FIRST STREAM
Lecture
FIRST STREAM
Lecture
FIRST STREAM
Lecture
FIRST STREAM
Lecture
11.45-12.45 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