At LSE, the following names are used for our terms and breaks:
Autumn Term: this is the first term of the year which begins in the Autumn
Winter Break: this is the break between the first and second term, usually starting in mid-December and running until January
Winter Term: the second term of the academic year, starting in January
Spring Break: this is the break between the second and third term
Spring Term: the final term of the academic year, which starts after the Spring break and typically ends in June
Please note that prior to 2023/24, Michaelmas, Lent and Summer were used to denote our three terms.
Exact term dates vary depending on your level and mode of study. For the most up to date term dates, reading weeks and school closures, visit the LSE Term Dates page.