2020-2021 Academic Calendar

Summer 2020

3 Week Intensive Term - (Undergraduate)

  • May 11 - 3-week Intensive term begins 
  • May 15 - 3-week Intensive term add/drop deadline
  • May 21 - Public Holiday, Ascension Day
  • May 22 - 3-week Intensive term withdrawal deadline
  • May 29 - 3-week Intensive term ends
  • June 5 - 3-week Intensive term grades due from faculty

5 Week Summer 1 Term - (Graduate and Undergraduate)

  • May 25 - 5-week Summer 1 term begins
  • May 29 - 5- week Summer 1 term add/drop deadline
  • June 1 - Public Holiday, Whit Monday
  • June 11- Public Holiday, Corpus Christi
  • June 18 - 5-week Summer 1 term withdrawal deadline
  • June 26 - 5-week Summer term classes end
  • July 3 - 5-week Summer 1 term grades due from faculty

Graduate Summer

  • May 25 - 9-week Summer term begins
  • May 29 - 9-week Summer term add/drop deadline
  • June 1 - Public Holiday, Whit Monday
  • June 11- Public Holiday, Corpus Christi
  • July 3 - 9-week Summer term withdrawal deadline
  • July 24 - 9-week Summer term ends 
  • July 31 - Summer grades due from faculty

Undergraduate Summer

  • June 1 - 8-week Summer term begins
  • June 1 - Public Holiday, Whit Monday
  • June 5 - 8-week Summer add/drop deadline
  • June 11 - Public Holiday, Corpus Christi
  • July 10 - 8-week Summer term withdrawal deadline
  • July 24 - 8-week Summer term ends
  • July 31 - 8-week Summer term grades due from faculty

Fall 2020

  • March 30-April 3, 2020 - Registration begins for Fall 2020 
  • ​Aug. 17 - Fall 1 Graduate classes begin
  • Aug. 21- Fall 1 Graduate add/drop deadline
  • Aug. 24 - Fall Semester/Fall 1 Undergraduate classes begin
  • Aug. 28 - Fall Semester/Fall 1 add/drop deadline
  • Sept. 25 - Fall 1 Graduate withdrawal deadline 
  • Sep. 28-Oct. 2 - Registration begins for Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 
  • Oct. 2 - Fall 1 Undergraduate withdrawal deadline 
  • Oct. 16 - Fall 1 Undergraduate/Graduate classes end 
  • Oct. 19-23 - Fall break (Undergraduates only)
  • Oct. 19 - Fall 2 Graduate classes begin
  • Oct. 23 - Fall 2 Graduate add/drop deadline
  • Oct. 23 - Fall 1 Undergraduate/Graduate grades due from faculty
  • Oct. 26 - Public Holiday, Austrian National Day
  • Oct. 26 - Fall 2 Undergraduate classes begin
  • Oct. 30 - Fall 2 Undergraduate add/drop deadline
  • Nov. 20 - Fall Semester withdrawal deadline
  • Nov. 27 - Fall 2 Graduate withdrawal deadline
  • Dec. 4 - Fall 2 Undergraduate withdrawal deadline
  • Dec. 8 - Public Holiday, Feast of the Immaculate Conception
  • Dec. 18 - Fall Semester/Fall 2 Undergraduate/Graduate classes end 
  • Dec. 31 - Fall Semester/Fall 2 grades due from faculty 

Spring 2021

  • Sep. 28-Oct. 2, 2020 - Registration begins for Spring 2021 and Summer 2021
  • Jan. 4 - Spring 1 – Graduate classes start
  • Jan. 6 - Public Holiday, Epiphany
  • Jan. 8 - Spring 1 Graduate add/drop deadline
  • Jan. 11 - Spring Semester/Spring 1 Undergraduate classes start   
  • Jan. 15 - Spring Semester/Spring 1 Undergraduate add/drop deadline
  • Feb. 12 - Spring 1 Graduate withdrawal deadline
  • Feb. 15-19 - Registration begins for Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 
  • Feb. 19 - Spring 1 Undergraduate withdrawal deadline
  • March 5 - Spring 1 Undergraduate/Graduate classes end
  • March 8-12 - Spring Break (Undergraduates and Graduates)
  • March 12 - Spring 1 Undergraduate/Graduate grades due from faculty 
  • March 15 - Spring 2 Undergraduate/Graduate classes start 
  • March 19 - Spring 2 Undergraduate/Graduate add/drop deadline
  • April 5 - Public Holiday, Easter Monday
  • April 9 - Spring Semester Undergraduate withdrawal deadline 
  • April 23 - Spring 2 Undergraduate/Graduate withdrawal deadline
  • May 7 - Spring 2/Spring Semester Undergraduate classes end
  • May 13 - Public Holiday, Ascension Day
  • May 14 - Spring 2 Graduate classes end
  • May 14 - Spring Semester/Spring 2 Undergraduate grades due from faculty
  • May 15 - Commencement Ceremony
  • May 21 - Spring 2 Graduate grades due from faculty

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 1, 2020 - All Saint's Day
  • December 8, 2020 - Immaculate Conception Day
  • December 25, 2020 - Christmas Day
  • December 26, 2020 - St. Stephen's Day

Public Holidays 2021 in Austria:

  • January 1, 2021 - New Year's Day
  • January 6, 2021 - Epiphany
  • April 5, 2021 - Easter Monday
  • May 1, 2021 - Labor Day
  • May 13, 2021 - Ascension Day
  • May 24, 2021 - Whit Monday
  • June 3, 2021 - Corpus Christi
  • August 15, 2021 - Assumption Day
  • October 26, 2021 - National Day
  • November 1, 2021 - All Saint's Day
  • December 8, 2021 - Immaculate Conception Day
  • December 25, 2021 - Christmas Day
  • December 26, 2021 - St. Stephen's Day