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 SemesterSummer Semester
LecturesOctober 1 - January 31, in some study programmes (especially part-time programmes) mid-September - mid-FebruaryMarch 1 - June 30, in some study programmes (especially part-time programmes) mid-February- mid-July
Examsduring semester - mid-Februaryduring semester - mid-July
Christmas break / Easter breakDecember 24 - January 6week before Easter including Easter Monday
Public holidaysOctober 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.