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linkFrance - schools (C zone) : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

France - schools (C zone) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Internet domain: .fr - Telephone code: +33 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
    European Truck Ban: 22:00 to 22:00 on Sundays, public holidays & vacations departures/returns
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Saturday December 17, 2022Winter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Tuesday January 3, 2023Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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    Saturday February 18, 2023Winter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday March 6, 2023Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Saturday April 22, 2023Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Tuesday May 9, 2023Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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    Wednesday May 17, 2023Ascension holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday May 22, 2023Ascension holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday May 26, 2023Pentecost holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Tuesday May 30, 2023Pentecost holiday (end)School holidays
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    Winter holiday (beginning)

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    Saturday December 17, 2022
    School holidays :

    Christmas holiday (end)

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    Tuesday January 3, 2023
    School holidays : Www.education.gouv.fr
    Zone A: Besançon, Bordeaux, Clermont, Dijon, Grenoble, Limoges, Lyon, Poitiers
    Zone B: Aix-Marseille, Amiens, Caen, Lille, fusion des régions Alsace, Lorraine, Champagne-Ardenne, Nantes, Nice, Orléans-Tours, Reims, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg
    Zone C: Créteil, Montpellier, Paris, Toulouse, Versailles
    calendar issued by the Ministry of Education - no school on Wednesday afternoon, but sometimes on Saturday morning
    all study programs are aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
    Number of teaching days: 163
    School day duration: 8:00 hours
    PISA ranking (average 493): 495
    Schooling is mandatory till age 16
    number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 620
    No school on Wednesday afternoon & Saturday
    Uniforms are not required, but religious dress of any kind is banned
    QS Best Student Cities in Paris: #8
    Paris-Saclay: Shanghai #1 (maths dept)
    HEC Paris: #2 -- Financial Times ranking
    Pierre and Marie Curie University - Paris ranking: Times Higher Education #--/QS ranking #131/Shanghai #39
    Paris Sciences et Lettres – PSL ranking: Times Higher Education #38/QS ranking #26

    We carry confirmed dates till Aug 2023; Further dates are projected dates based on previous years

    Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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    Winter holiday (beginning)

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    Saturday February 18, 2023
    School holidays :

    Winter holiday (end)

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    Monday March 6, 2023
    School holidays :

    Spring holiday (beginning)

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    Saturday April 22, 2023
    School holidays :

    Spring holiday (end)

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    Tuesday May 9, 2023
    School holidays :

    Ascension holiday (beginning)

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    Wednesday May 17, 2023
    School holidays :

    Ascension holiday (end)

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    Monday May 22, 2023
    School holidays :

    Pentecost holiday (beginning)

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    Friday May 26, 2023
    School holidays :

    Pentecost holiday (end)

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    Tuesday May 30, 2023
    School holidays :