Semester and Classes
The academic year begins on September 1 and ends on August 31 of the following year. The summer semester begins on the Friday of the third full week of February.
In the extra occupational degree programs, courses are held from mid-September to mid-July.
In the full-time and dual degree programs, courses take place between the beginning of October and the end of June.
Summer Semester 2022
|Start date:||25 February, 2022|
|End date:||31 August, 2022|
Winter Semester 2022/2023
|Start date:||1 September, 2022|
|End date:||23 February, 2023|
Your contact person in the relevant degree programme department and in the International Office will be able to provide you with start and end dates of individual course units.
Bank holidays in Austria
New Year’s Day: 1 January
Epiphany Day: 6 January
Easter Monday: Easter Sunday + 1 day
Labour Day: 1 May
Ascension Day: Easter Sunday + 39 days
Whit Monday: Easter Sunday + 50 days
Corpus Christi: Easter Sunday + 60 days
The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary: 15 August
Boxing Day: 26 October
All Saints’ Day: 1 November
Immaculate Conception: 8 December
Christmas Day: 25 December
St Stephen’s Day: 26 December