For all your dictionary needs!
Tip. You can look up words, expressions, names, titles...
Header of academic year

academic year

Video footage: Fellowmates remembering how they got acquainted at beginning of academic year
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the noun academic year

What does academic year mean as a name of something?


  1. the period of time each year when the school is open and people are studying
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • synonym of academic year: school year
    • more generic word: year = a period of time occupying a regular part of a calendar year that is used for some particular activity
    • parts:

Alternative definition of the noun academic year


  1. The annual period during which a student attends school, college or university.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for academic year

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewAn International Dictionary of Adult and Continuing Education (2012)

by Peter Jarvis

For example, the Open University academic year in the United Kingdom begins in January rather than in September, and ends in October/November rather than June/July. However, there International dictionary of adult and continuing ...

Google previewThe Ultimate International Student Dictionary (2015)

by Study Destination USA

Academic Year: Refers to one year of formal instruction and typically includes two or three semesters (fall semester, springs semester, and/or summer semester). Generally an academic year is from August to August or January to January the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Epidemiology of Injury in Olympic Sports (2009)

by Dennis J. Caine, Peter Harmer, Melissa Schiff

— 1987–1988 academic year ...

Google previewThe New Georgia Encyclopedia Companion to Georgia Literature (2007)

by Hugh Ruppersburg, John C. Inscoe

State Department, Rubin taught American literature during the 1961–62 academic year at the Jagiellonian University of ...

Google previewNew Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, V. 17 (2011)

Volume 17: Education by Clarence L. Mohr, Charles Wilson

Over the first decade of its existence, Furman struggled financially with consistently low enrollments, even failing to hold classes in the 1835–36 academic year while state Baptist leader Nicholas Ware Hodges aggressively pursued funding.

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (2013)

by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

There are many different possible formats, some lasting only a couple of days or weeks, with other more extended frameworks designed for a whole school or academic year. Among the many and varied formats there are, for example, school ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of School Psychology (2005)

by Steven W. Lee

This would also be a reasonable time to consider and begin to discuss any specific educational considerations for the next academic year. TYPICAL REASONS FOR THE PARENT-TEACHER MEETINGS There are many reasons why a ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for academic year

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about academic year

Click on an item to view that photo:

academic year

Academic year begins

Photo credit: Monika Kostera (urbanlegend)

If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Small photo of Schoolgirls in school uniform sitting at a Desk and making a funny faces. Shot on wide angle. Back to school. In the new academic year. The concept of a child's education.Small photo of The young student throw books on the air with friend in the park. Group of teenage students throw book on air celebrating complete academic year. girl joyfully threw books on a sunny day : EducationSmall photo of Unusual funny education concept with book boy starting in new academic yearSmall photo of Szczecin, Poland, 30 september 2017: Students of Maritime University during the commencement of the academic year.Small photo of Szczecin, Poland, 30 september 2017: Students of Maritime University during the commencement of the academic year.Small photo of Szczecin, Poland, 30 september 2017: Students of Maritime University during the commencement of the academic year.Small photo of Szczecin, Poland, 30 september 2017: Maritime University in Szczecin student at the start of the academic year. More...

Video language resources about academic year

Click on an item to play that video:

See also the pronunciation examples of academic year!

Share this page


Go to the usage examples of academic year to see it in context!

Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary