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|
|Lectures|October 1 - January 31, in some study programmes (especially part-time programmes) mid-September - mid-February|March 1 - June 30, in some study programmes (especially part-time programmes) mid-February- mid-July|
|Exams|during semester - mid-February|during semester - mid-July|
|Christmas break / Easter break|December 24 - January 6|week before Easter including Easter Monday|
|Public holidays|October 26 - Public Holiday November 1 - All Saint's Day December 8 - Immaculate Conception January 1 - New Year's Day January 6 - Epiphany |May 1 - National Holiday August 15 - 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 study programme.
Other public holidays can be found here.
At some campuses, the International Office organizes Welcome and Orientation Weeks for International Exchange Students. You will find the dates at the homepage of the International Office at Hagenberg, Linz, Steyr and Wels Campus.