The Budapest Semesters in Mathematics programs will run only if there is confidence that we can do so safely and anticipate completion of the semester in-person and in-country. The BSM Directors are closely monitoring the Covid situation in Budapest, Hungary, Europe and the United States.
|Pre-departure Orientation-Mandatory||July 26, 10 am CT and July 28, 3pm CT||Aug. 1 at 12pm Central Standard Time.
Aug. 2 at 2pm Central Standard Time
|zoom link will be sent by email|
|Arrival for BSM Housing||Aug. 13-15 ONLY||Aug. 12-15 for Babilon Language (2 week course)
Aug. 30-31 for non-participation in Babilon Language
|BABILON Language and Culture (2 1/2 weeks)||Begins 8/16/21||Begins 8/16/22|
|BSM Classes Begin||9/6||9/5|
|Flex Break Days||NONE||TBD|
|Deadline to Vacate BSM Housing (moving out)||12/18/21||12/30|
|Pre-departure Orientation-Mandatory||December 5, 11 a.m CT. or December 7, 3pm CT|
|(zoom link will be sent by email)|
|Arrival for BSM Housing||January 12, 13, 14, or 15th (4 days)|
|BABILON Language and Culture||1/17-2/2|
|BSM Classes Begin||2/7/22|
|Spring Break Days||4/9-4/18|
|Deadline to Vacate BSM Housing (moving out)||5/29|
|Arrival days for BSM Housing/Babilon participation
Arrival days for non-participation in Babilon
|6/2-6/3 (6/4 in an emergency)
|BSM Classes Begin||6/13|
|Exams – Classes End||8/5|
|Deadline to Vacate BSM Housing (moving out)||8/8|
|HUNGARIAN HOLIDAYS||MAR. 15||MAR. 15|
|AUG. 20||AUG. 20|
|OCT. 23||OCT. 23|
A BSM semester comprises 14 weeks of teaching and one week of examinations.
The Fall 2021 semester will have NO BREAKS. Classes will be held on Thanksgiving day. There are no classes on March 15, May 1, Whit (or Pentacost), August 20, October 23, November 1, and Thanksgiving. The office in Budapest will be closed on these holidays.
GRE Testing will be October TBDF, 2021 for the fall semester and April TBD, 2022 for the Spring Semester.