Key Dates

Semester 2, 2020 study abroad and exchange program at Monash University Malaysia is subject to confirmation. An update will be sent to all applicants confirming if we will be accepting incoming students for this semester.

Information on this page is specific to exchange and study abroad students coming to Monash Malaysia. Orientation dates and on-campus accommodation availability may differ at other Monash campuses. Please note that on-campus availability differs for students who are under the Malaysia Package.

The University has amended the semester dates for 2020. More information on previous dates can be found here and in our fact sheet.

2020Semester 1Semester 2
Availability of on-campus accommodationFriday 7 FebruaryFriday 17 July
Students to arrive latest by Sunday 23 February Sunday 26 July
University Orientation (compulsory) Monday 24 February – Friday 28 February
- Postponed. For information, see our fact sheet.
Monday 27 July – Friday 31 July
Classes begin Monday 9 March Monday 3 August
Mid-semester breakMonday 13 April – Friday 17 April Monday 28 September – Friday 2 October
Classes end Friday 12 JuneFriday 30 October
Swot Vac (Study without Teaching Vacation) Monday 15 June – Friday 19 JuneMonday 2 November – Friday 6 November
Exams periodMonday 22 June – Friday 10 JulyMonday 9 November – Friday 27 November
To vacate on-campus accommodationWednesday 15 JulyWednesday 16 December
2021Semester 1Semester 2
Availability of on-campus accommodationMonday 8 FebruaryMonday 12 July
Students to arrive latest by Sunday 21 February Sunday 18 July
University Orientation (compulsory) Monday 22 February – Friday 26 February Monday 19 July – Friday 23 July
Classes begin Monday 1 March Monday 26 July
Mid-semester breakMonday 5 April – Friday 9 April Monday 27 September – Friday 1 October
Classes end Friday 28 May Friday 22 October
Swot Vac (Study without Teaching Vacation) Monday 31 May – Friday 4 JuneMonday 25 October – Friday 29 October
Exams periodMonday 7 June – Friday 25 JuneMonday 1 November – Friday 19 November
To vacate on-campus accommodationWednesday 7 JulySaturday 11 December

For more semester dates, please Semester dates summary.