The Eurydice Network provides information on and analyses of European education systems and policies. As from 2013 it consists of 40 national units based in all 36 countries participating in the EU´s Lifelong Learning programme (EU Member States, Croatia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland).
This annual Eurydice update of the school and academic calendars is available in English and contains information on the 27 EU Member States, Croatia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and Turkey for the year 2013/14.
- The school calendar contains national data on the length of the school year, the start and the end of each school year, and the timing and length of school holidays. It covers both primary and secondary education.
- The academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (beginning of the year, term times, holidays and examinations periods). Variations depending on the type of (university or non-university) study programme are also indicated.