Academic Calendar

GBSB Global Business School uses the quarter system where there are four 10 week study periods (or quarters) during the year. Students are expected to attend three quarters, but may attend all four quarters (including summer quarters) to graduate sooner. Summer quarters are available based on the number of students signed up.

STARTING DATES ACADEMIC YEAR 2019- 2020

Our flexible approach to education and unique curricular design allows new students to start their studies in the beginning of each academic quarter. The starting dates for new undergraduate and graduate students are the following:

BBA/MA/MSc Programs
Winter Quarter – January 7, 2019
Spring Quarter – April 1, 2019
Fall Quarter – September 26, 2019
Winter Quarter – January 10, 2020
Spring Quarter – April 13, 2020

MBA Programs
Winter Quarter – January 7, 2019
Spring Quarter – April 1, 2019
Fall Quarter – September 16, 2019
Winter Quarter – January 10, 2020
Spring Quarter – April 13, 2020

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2019-2020

WINTER QUARTER

January 2019 - March 2019

Orientation Day
January 7

WEEK 1

January 7 - 11

WEEK 2

January 14 - 18

WEEK 3

January 21 - 25

WEEK 4

Jan. 28 - Feb. 1

WEEK 5

February 4 - 8

WEEK 6

February 11 - 15

WEEK 7

February 18 - 22

WEEK 8

Feb. 25 - Mar. 1

WEEK 9

March 4 - 8

WEEK 10

March 11 - 15

WEEK 11

March 18 - 22

ACCA, MOS exams

March 21 - 27

SPRING QUARTER

April 2019 - June 2019

Orientation Day
April 1

WEEK 1

April 1 - 5

WEEK 2

April 8 - 12

Easter Break

April 14 - 22

WEEK 3

April 23 - 26

WEEK 4

Apr. 29 - May 3

WEEK 5

May 6 - 10

WEEK 6

May 13 - 17

WEEK 7

May 20 - 24

WEEK 8

May 27 - 31

WEEK 9

June 3 - 7

WEEK 10

June 10 - 14

WEEK 11

June 17 - 21

ACCA, MOS exams

June 19 - 26

FALL QUARTER

September 2019 - December 2019

Orientation Days
September 26-27

Pre-Weeks (MBA)

September 16 - 27

WEEK 1

Sept. 30 - Oct. 4

WEEK 2

October 7 - 11

WEEK 3

October 14 - 18

WEEK 4

October 21 - 25

WEEK 5

Oct. 28 - Nov. 1

WEEK 6

November 4 - 8

WEEK 7

November 11 - 15

WEEK 8

November 18 - 22

WEEK 9

November 25 - 29

WEEK 10

December 2 - 6

WEEK 11

December 9 - 13

Defense Week

December 16 - 20

WINTER QUARTER

January 2020 - March 2020

Orientation Day
January 10

WEEK 1

January 13 - 17

WEEK 2

January 20 - 24

WEEK 3

January 27 - 31

WEEK 4

February 3 - 7

WEEK 5

February 10 - 14

WEEK 6

February 17 - 21

WEEK 7

February 24 - 28

WEEK 8

March 2 - 6

WEEK 9

March 9 - 13

WEEK 10

March 16 - 20

WEEK 11

March 23 - 27

Defense Week

Mar. 30 - Apr. 3

Global Study Trip

March 27

SPRING QUARTER

April 2020 - June 2020

Orientation Days
April 13-14

WEEK 1

April 13 - 17

WEEK 2

April 20 - 24

WEEK 3

Apr. 27 - May 1

WEEK 4

May 4 - 8

WEEK 5

May 11 - 15

WEEK 6

May 18 - 22

WEEK 7

May 25 - 29

WEEK 8

June 1 - 5

WEEK 9

June 8 - 12

WEEK 10

June 15 - 19

WEEK 11

June 22 - 26

Defense Week

Jun 29 - Jul 3

SPRING HOLIDAYS 2019: March 23 - 31

EASTER BREAK 2019: April 14 - 22

SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2019: July - October 2019

GRADUATION CEREMONY 2019: June 27, 2019

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (January 2019): (Week 3 of Winter term)

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (April 2019): (Week 3 of Spring term)

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (June 2019): (during last week of the month)

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS: Dec 21 – Jan 12

SPRING HOLIDAYS 2020: March 28 - April 12

SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2020: June 27 - September

GRADUATION CEREMONY 2020: July 2, 2020

 

Bank Holidays (Barcelona Campus)

April 2019: 19th: Friday of Eastern(Statewide), 22nd: Monday of Eastern(Autonomic)

May 2019: 1st: Day of workers(Statewide), 21st: Monday of Pentecostes(Local)

June 2019: 24th: Saint John(Autonomic)

August 2019: 15th: Virgin's ascension(Statewide)

September 2019: 11th: Diada(Autonomic), 24th: Virgen de la Merce(Local)

October 2019: 12th: Spain National Day(Statewide)

November 2019: 1st: Todos los Santos(Statewide)

December 2019: 6th: Day of the Constitution(Statewide), 8th: Inmaculada(Statewide), 25th: Christmas(Statewide), 26th: Saint Esteban(Autonomic)

January 2020: 1st: New Year(Statewide), 6th: Reyes(Statewide)

April 2020: 10th: Friday of Eastern(Statewide), 13th: Monday of Eastern(Autonomic)

May 2020: 1st: Day of workers(Statewide)

June 2020: 24th: Saint John(Autonomic)

August 2020: 15th: Virgin's ascension(Statewide)

 

Bank Holidays (Madrid Campus)

April 2019: 18th: Thursday of Eastern(Autonomic), 19th: Friday of Eastern(Statewide)

May 2019: 1st: Day of workers(Statewide), 2nd: Day of Madrid(Autonomic), 15th: San Isidro(Local)

August 2019: 15th: Virgin's ascension(Statewide)

October 2019: 12th: Spain National Day(Statewide)

November 2019: 1st: Todos los Santos(Statewide), 9th: Day of La Almudena(Local)

December 2019: 6th: Day of the Constitution(Statewide), 9th: Inmaculada(Statewide), 25th: Christmas(Statewide)

January 2020: 1st: New Year(Statewide), 6th: Reyes(Statewide)

April 2020: 9th: Thursday of Eastern(Autonomic), 10th: Friday of Eastern(Statewide)

May 2020: 1st: Day of workers(Statewide), 2nd: Day of Madrid(Autonomic), 15th: San Isidro(Local)

August 2020: 15th: Virgin's ascension(Statewide)

 

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