The academic year is divided into a winter (fall) and a summer semester:
The winter (fall) semester officially starts on October 1 and ends on January 31.
The summer semester officially starts on March 1 and ends on June 30.
Please note that there could be exams after the official end of the semester!
You can find the Academic Calendar showing holidays & lecture free days in Austria for the academic year 2014/15 here.
The Academic Calendar 2015/16 can be found here
(Englisch version of the calendar can be found on page 2).
Kindly consider that most of the lectures are held in German (depending on the lectures you choose).
The Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt offers several lectures in various study fields in English.
You can find the list of all lectures that are taught in English here.
Please note that these courses are NO language courses and you should have a basic knowledge of English (B1/B2) to follow the courses.
A Survey of Austrian Culture (course no. 000.007) and the lecture Identities in motion (course no. 821.011) are offered to foreign students to get to know more abot Austrian Culture, History and dimensions of the intercultural learning.
The Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt offers German Courses that run throughout the semester.
For more information about the General Language Course please visit the website of our Language Lab "Deutsch in Österreich".
Please note that the courses are not free of charge.
You will get access to your student account as soon as you registered personally in the Admission Office. Please note that you can register for courses online as soon as the payment of the ÖH-Fee (obligatory fee for all students in Austria comissioned by the Austrian National Union of Students, currently € 18,70 - subject to change without notice) has arrived at the bank account of the university.
To sign up for the course please look at the course registration tutorial.