FH Upper AustriaUniversity of Applied Sciences

Academic Calendar General dates

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.

Campus specific dates

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.