Academic Calendar

The academic year at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria consists of two semesters: winter and summer semester. Lectures are held from Monday until Saturday, with Saturdays being mostly reserved for part-time students and project works.

Winter Semester Summer Semester
Orientation mid-September mid-February
Lectures 1 October - 31 January, in some degree programmes (part-time) mid-September - mid-February 1 March - 30 June, in some degree programmes (part-time) mid-February - mid-July
Exams during semester - mid-February during semester - mid-July
Holidays Christmas break: 24 December - 6 January Easter Break: week before Easter including Easter Monday
Public Holidays 26 October - Public Holiday, 1 November - All Saint's Day, 8 December - Immaculate Conception, 1 January - New Year's Day, 6 January - Epiphany 1 May - National Holiday, Ascension Day (May/June), Pentecost (May/June), Corpus Christi (May/Juni),15 August - Assumption of the Virgin Mary

Lecture dates, exam periods and application deadlines may differ across full- and part-time study programmes and across our campuses, please double-check on the homepage of the according degree program.

The International Offices organize Welcome and Orientation Weeks/Days for international students. You will find the dates at the webpage of the International Office at Hagenberg, Linz, Steyr and Wels Campus.

Other public holidays can be found here.