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Nile Institute of Health Sciences runs 2 intakes per in a year; that is:
February Intake and August Intake
Each Semester runs for 5 Months.
Students in their 2nd year of study are each required to undertake Health facility placement and practicum for 2 months.

Academic Year Schedule 2023/2024






Sun 1st January


New Year’s Day  

Mon, 9th January  


Peace agreement day

Mon, 6th February 


January intake resume classes 

Wed, 8th March  


International Women’s Day

Fri, 31st March  


Good Friday  

Sun 2nd April  



Mon, 3rd   April


Easter Monday

Mon, 1st May  


Labor Day  

Fri-Sat (12th -13th May  


(Likely dates)      Eid al-Fitr  

Tue, 16th May  


SPLA day  

Thur, 29th June  


Eid al Adha

Fri, 30th June 


Close of semester of the year 

Sun, 9th July  


Independence Day of South Sudan  

Sun, 30th July


Martyrs’ Day   

Mon, 31st July 


August Intake resume classes 

Fri, 15th December


Close of semester two the year 

Mon, 25th Dec  



Tues, 26 Dec


Boxing day


The Institute reserves the right to make changes to these dates without prior notification.

The application window is open through the year, but registration is set to one month to and after the onset of each of our scheduled semesters.  Please note that the number of admissions per course is limited, and registration is done on a first-come, first-serve basis.

During the New Normal learning per course is blended to include both physical classes at the Institute and online delivery through Zoom (Class links for each course will be issued to students on the on-set of the semester)

More specific programme dates such as graduation will be evaluated and announced accordingly towards the end of each Academic Year.

For any further inquiries, please reach the Institute on +211 (0)928982258/(0)918493784  

Monday – Friday during working hours (08:00 am – 05:00 pm) or email: info@niohs.org  

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