The academic year is divided into a winter (fall) and a summer semester. The important dates for the academic year 2012/13 are as follows:
Winter (fall) semester 2012/2013:
|Start of semester||01.10.2012|
|End of semester||31.01.2013|
|Christmas holidays||22.12.2012 - 06.01.2013|
|No lectures||10.10.2012, 02.11.2012|
|Semester break||01.02.2013 - 28.02.2013|
Summer semester 2013:
|Start of semester||01.03.2013|
|End of semester||30.06.2013|
|Easter holidays||25.03.2013 - 06.04.2013|
|No lectures||19.03.2013, 18.05.2013, 21.05.2013|
|Semester break||01.07.2013 - 30.09.2013|
Semester dates for the academic year 2013/14:
Winter (fall) semester 2013/14:
Start of semester: 01.10.2013
End of semester: 31.01.2014
Summer semester 2014:
Star of semester: 01.03.2014
End of semester: 30.06.2014
Please note that there could be exams after the official end of the semester!
A Survey of Austrian Culture (Course no. 000.007) is offered to foreign students to get to know more abot Austrian Culture and History.
To sign up for the course please look at the "Signing up for courses" section on this page below.
Please note hat the lectures are held in German but English summaries at the end of each lecture are possible.
Our university offers German Courses that run throughout the semester.
For more information about our German Language Courses please visit the website of our Language Lab "Deutsch in Österreich". Please note that the courses are not free of charge.
Our university offers several courses in various study fields in English.
You can find the list of all english courses here.
You can find a list of all fields of study offered at our university here. You will find a list of all courses offered for a specific field by clicking on "LV Liste". Please note that these courses are held in German.
You can sign up for courses via your student account. You will get acces to your student account and be able to sign up for courses after you have completed the registration locally at our registrar's office.
After logging in to your students account you will find the link "LV Anmeldung" in the left column of your students portal. After clicking on your field of study a list of all courses associated wit your institute will appear in the middle screen. You can sign up for a course by clicking on the green crest next to the title.
You can browse through courses of other institutes by clicking through the links in the left column of the page.
You will find the course A Survey of Austrian Culture by selecting "Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften" below the heading "Lehrveranstaltungsangebot" and then "Anglistik und Amerikanistik".