How does the Dutch Academic calendar look like?

The higher education calendar in The Netherlands is divided into two semesters to make one academic year.

First semester

The first semester starts around September of the current year and ends February of the following year. However, the specific time of resumption and closing differs according to institutions.

Second semester

The second semester starts around February of the current year and ends around June of the same year. The specific date of resumption and closing are according to different universities.