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 2021- 2022

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
Fall Quarter – October 1, 2021
Winter Quarter – January 10, 2022
Spring Quarter – April 19, 2022

MBA Programs
Fall Quarter – September 20, 2021
Winter Quarter – January 10, 2022
Spring Quarter – April 19, 2022

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2021-2022

FALL QUARTER

September 2021 - December 2021

Orientation Day
Oct 1 (BCN), Sept 30 (MAD)

Pre-Weeks (MBA)

Sept. 20 - Oct. 1

WEEK 1

October 4 - 8

WEEK 2

October 11 - 15

WEEK 3

October 18 - 22

WEEK 4

October 25 - 29

WEEK 5

November 1 - 5

WEEK 6

November 8 - 12

WEEK 7

November 15 - 19

WEEK 8

November 22 - 26

WEEK 9

Nov. 29 - Dec. 3

WEEK 10

December 6 - 10

WEEK 11

December 13 - 17

Defense Week

December 20 and 21

Christmas Holidays

Dec. 22 - Jan. 9

WINTER QUARTER

January 2022 - March 2022

Orientation Day
January 10

WEEK 1

January 10 - 14

WEEK 2

January 17 - 21

WEEK 3

January 24 - 28

WEEK 4

Jan. 31 - Feb. 4

WEEK 5

February 7 - 11

WEEK 6

February 14 - 18

WEEK 7

February 21 - 25

WEEK 8

Feb. 28 - March 4

WEEK 9

March 7 - 11

WEEK 10

March 14 - 18

WEEK 11

March 21 - 25

Defense Week

Mar. 28 - Apr. 1

Global Study Trip

March 25 (Tentative)

Spring Holidays

April 2 - 18

SPRING QUARTER

April 2022 - June 2022

Orientation Day
April 19

WEEK 1

April 19 - 22

WEEK 2

April 25 - 29

WEEK 3

May 2 - 6

WEEK 4

May 9 - 13

WEEK 5

May 16 - 20

WEEK 6

May 23 - 27

WEEK 7

May 30 - June 3

WEEK 8

June 6 - 10

WEEK 9

June 13 - 17

WEEK 10

June 20 - 24

WEEK 11

June 27 - July 1

Defense Week

July 4 - 8

Graduation Ceremony

July 11 (tentative)

Summer Holidays

July - September

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS: December 22 - January 9

SPRING HOLIDAYS 2022: April 2 - 11

 

Bank Holidays (Barcelona Campus)

October 2021: 12th: Spain National Day(Statewide)

November 2021: 1st: Todos los Santos(Statewide)

December 2021: 6th: Day of the Constitution(Statewide), 8th: Inmaculada(Statewide), 25th: Christmas(Statewide), 26th: Saint Esteban(Autonomic)

January 2022: 1st: New Year(Statewide), 6th: Reyes(Statewide)

April 2022: 15th: Friday of Eastern (Statewide), 18th: Monday of Eastern (Autonomic)

May 2022: 1st: Day of workers(Statewide)

June 2022: 6th (Autonomic, Diada compensation from Sunday, 11th September), 24th: Saint John (Autonomic)

August 2022: 15th: Virgin's ascension(Statewide)

 

Bank Holidays (Madrid Campus)

October 2021: 12th: Spain National Day(Statewide)

November 2021: 1st: Todos los Santos(Statewide), 9th: Day of La Almudena(Local)

December 2021: 6th: Day of the Constitution(Statewide), 8th: Inmaculada(Statewide), 25th: Christmas(Statewide)

January 2022: 1st: New Year(Statewide), 6th: Reyes(Statewide)

April 2022: 14th: Thursday of Eastern (Statewide), 15th: Friday of Eastern (Statewide)

May 2022: 1st: Day of workers(Statewide), 2nd: Day of Madrid(Autonomic), 15th: San Isidro(Local)

August 2022: 15th: Virgin's ascension(Statewide)

 

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