Key Dates: Academic Calendar 2020/2021

The academic year at the University of Applied Sciences Vorarlberg consists of two semesters: winter and summer semester.

It is only possible to start studying at the University of Applied Sciences Vorarlberg in the winter semester.

Semester periods, lecture dates, exam periods and application deadlines may differ across full- and part-time study programmes.

Please note: Changes are possible.

Lecture-free time and Vacation Days

Fall/Winter Semester 2020/2021Spring/Summer Semester 2021
Austrian National Day26/10/2020Easter*27/03/2021 - 05/04/2021
All Saints Day01/11/2020May Day01/05/2021
Immaculate Conception08/12/2020Ascension Day13/05/2021
Christmas*24/12/2020 - 06/01/2021Whitsuntide22/05/2021 - 24/05/2021
New Year01/01/2021Corpus Christi03/06/2021
Epiphany06/01/2021Summer break*10/07/2021 - 12/09/2021
Semester break*06/02/2021 - 14/02/2021Assumption15/08/2021

 * except: regular or part-time bachelor's and master's degree programmes. More information available in the timetable of the A5 study account. (just for students)

Academic year 2020/21: Start of all bachelor degree programmes

The detailed timetable for students from the 2nd semester onwards will be published in the A5 study account by 15th of May for the winter semester and 15th of December for the summer semester at the latest.

 
Degree Programmewinter semester (start of the first semester)
Electrical Engineering Dualthe week of 21/09/2020
Computer Science - Software and Information Engineeringthe week of 21/09/2020
Computer Science - Digital Business Innovationthe week of 07/09/2020
InterMediathe week of 21/09/2020
International Business (full-time)the week of 21/09/2020
International Business (part-time)the week of 07/09/2020
Mechatronics (full-time)the week of 21/09/2020
Mechatronics (part-time)the week of 07/09/2020
Social Work (full-time)the week of 28/09/2020
Social Work (part-time extended)the week of 14/09/2020
Health Care and Nursingthe week of 14/09/2020
Engineering and Managementthe week of 14/09/2020

Academic year 2020/21: Start of all master degree programmes

The detailed timetable for students from the 2nd semester onwards will be published in the A5 study account by 15th of May for the winter semester and 15th of December for the summer semester at the latest.

 
Degree Programmewinter semester (start of the first semester)
Business Administration – Business Process Managementthe week of 07/09/2020
Business Administration – Accounting, Controlling & Financethe week of 07/09/2020
Business Administration – International Marketing & Salesthe week of 14/09/2020
Business Administration - Human Resources & Organisationthe week of 07/09/2020
International Management and Leadershipthe week of 14/09/2020
Energy Technology and Energy Economicsthe week of 14/09/2020
Computer Sciencethe week of 14/09/2020
InterMediathe week of 14/09/2020
Mechatronicsthe week of 21/09/2020
Social Work

the week of 07/09/2020