Academic Calendar

MEIG is a 10 months programme starting in September each year and ending early July the year after, with the end-of-study project submission scheduled end of June.

Overview of academic year MEIG 2020-2021

First day of classes → 7 September 2020
Winter Holidays → ​21 December 2020 – 8 January 2021
Come back to classes → 11 January 2021
Period of the End-of-Study project → 1 April 2021 – 30 June 2021
Graduation Ceremony 2021 → ​date to be fixed in the first 10 days of July

The MEIG Programme reserves the right to make any necessary changes to this provisional calendar.

The MEIG is an intensive programme. For the one-year programme, an average week comprises about 15 to 20 hours of in-class courses for which the students have to thoroughly prepare in advance (2 to 3 hours of preparation for one hour of class is a good estimate). For the two-year option, the workload is roughly the same but spread out over two years, and will depend on how the student customizes the programme. 

The MEIG teaching system requires an active class, where students are called on to express their opinions, discuss the views expressed by classmates and comment on required readings.

Some activities (workshops, lectures, seminars, conferences, study trips, networking events, etc) do not follow a regular pattern and they are scattered throughout the programme. That is why no two weeks look alike at MEIG.

Our students should be prepared to fully commit themselves. MEIG is a transformative experience where working hard pays off.

Overview of important dates for applications MEIG academic year 2021-2022

Opening applications → ​1 October 2020
First application session → from 1 October to 15 November 2020
Second application session → from 15 November to 31 December 2020
Third application session → ​from 1 January to 15 February 2021

These deadlines are valid within the limit of available places. The MEIG is deemed to keep the number of participants small under 50.


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