American University of Central Asia - AUCA - Holiday and Weekend Policy

Holiday and Weekend Policy


According to the Labor Code of the Kyrgyz Republic and the AUCA academic calendar, the following days are considered holidays and therefore are non-working days: 




Independence Day of the Kyrgyz Republic

August 31

Reconciliation Day

November 7

Thanksgiving Day

November 28


December 25

New Year’s Day

January 1

Orthodox Christmas

January 7

Fatherland Defender Day (Men’s Day)

February 23

International Women’s Day

March 8


March 21

Labor Day

May 1

Kyrgyz Republic Constitution Day

May 5

Victory Day

May 9


There are two Muslim holidays that mark the beginning and end of Ramadan, Orozo Ait and Kurman Ait, which are based upon the on the lunar calendar. These are also official holidays that are usually announced one month in advance by the government. HR will notify the community of these holidays.


We would like to remind you that according to the Kyrgyz Government Regulation - if the public holiday falls on day off (Saturday or Sunday) the day off moved to the following Monday and declared as a non-working day.

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