2019-2020 Academic Calendar

Summer 2019

3 Week Intensive Term (Undergraduate)
May 13, 2019 3-Week Intensive Term Begins
May 30, 2019 Public Holiday, Ascension Day
May 31, 2019 3-Week Intensive Term Ends
5 Week  Summer 1 Term (Graduate and Undergraduate)
May 27, 2019 5-Week Summer 1 Term Begins
May 30, 2019 Public Holiday, Ascension Day
June 10, 2019 Public Holiday, Whit Monday
June 20, 2019 Public Holiday, Corpus Christi
June 28, 2019 5-Week Summer 1 Term Ends
Graduate Summer                      
May 27, 2019 9-Week Graduate Summer Term Begins
May 30, 2019 Public Holiday, Ascension Day
June 10, 2019 Public Holiday, Whit Monday
June 20, 2019 Public Holiday, Corpus Christi
July 26, 2019 9-Week Graduate Summer Term End
Undergraduate Summer                
June 3, 2019 8-Week Undergraduate Summer Term Begins
June 10, 2019 Public Holiday, Whit Monday
June 20, 2019 Public Holiday, Corpus Christi
July 26, 2019 8-Week Undergraduate Summer Term Ends

Fall 2019

August 19, 2019 Fall I - Graduate Classes Begin
August 23, 2019 Fall/Fall I - Graduate Class Add/Drop Period Ends
August 26, 2019 Fall/Fall I - Undergraduate Classes Begin
August 30, 2019 Fall/Fall I - Undergraduate Class Add/Drop Period Ends
October 18, 2019 Fall I - Undergraduate/Graduate Classes End
October 21, 2019 Fall II - Graduate Classes Begin
October 25, 2019 Fall II - Graduate Class Add/Drop Period Ends
October 21-25, 2019 Fall Break (Undergraduates only)
October 26, 2019 Public Holiday (Austrian National Holiday)
October 28, 2019 Fall II - Undergraduate Classes Begin
October 31, 2019 Fall II - Undergraduate Class Add/Drop Period Ends
November 1, 2019 Public Holiday (All Saints' Day)
December 8, 2019 Public Holiday (Immaculate Conception)
December 20, 2019 Fall/ Fall II - Undergraduate/Graduate Classes End

Spring 2020

January 6*, 2020 Spring I - Graduate Classes Begin
January 6, 2020 Public Holiday (Epiphany)
January 10, 2020 Spring I - Graduate Class Add/Drop Period Ends
January 13, 2020 Spring/ Spring I - Undergraduate Classes Begin
January 17, 2020 Spring/ Spring I - Undergraduate Class Add/Drop Period Ends
March 6, 2020 Spring I - Undergraduate/Graduate Classes End
March 9-13, 2020 Spring Break (Undergraduates and Graduates)
March 16, 2020 Spring II - Undergraduate/Graduate Classes Begin
March 20, 2020 Spring II - Undergraduate/Graduate Class Add/Drop Period Ends
April 13, 2020 Public Holiday (Easter Monday)
May 1, 2020 Public Holiday (Labor Day)
May 8, 2020 Spring/ Spring II - Undergraduate Classes End
May 9, 2020 Commencement
May 15, 2020 Spring II - Graduate Classes End

*Note: January 6 is a national holiday; thus, Week 1 Graduate Monday classes will be re-scheduled.

For full information on registration deadlines and add, drop and withdrawal periods, see the Add, Drop and Withdrawal Policy.


Public Holidays 2019 in Austria

January 1, 2019 New Year's Day
January 6, 2019 Epiphany
April 19, 2019 Good Friday, Protestant Holiday
April 22, 2019 Easter Monday
May 1, 2019 Labor Day
May 30, 2019 Ascension Day
June 10, 2019 Whit Monday
June 20, 2019 Corpus Christi
August 15, 2019 Assumption Day
October 26, 2019 National Day
November 1, 2019 All Saint's Day
December 8, 2019 Immaculate Conception Day 
December 25, 2019 Christmas Day
December 26, 2019 St. Stephen's Day

Public Holidays 2020 in Austria

January 1, 2020 New Year's Day
January 6, 2020 Epiphany
April 10, 2020 Good Friday, Protestant Holiday
April 13, 2020 Easter Monday
May 1, 2020 Labor Day
May 21, 2020 Ascension Day
June 1, 2020 Whit Monday
June 11, 2020 Corpus Christi
August 15, 2020 Assumption Day
October 26, 2020 National Day
November 11, 2020 All Saint's Day
December 8, 2020 Immaculate Conception Day
December 25, 2020 Christmas Day
December 26, 2020 St. Stephen's Day