School holidays in Austria 2022-2023

School holidays in Austria 2022-2023

In this post, School-Holidays.Info will write about school holidays in Austria 2022-2023. We will tell you about the start and end dates of different holidays, depending on the federal state. All information provided by official sources.

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Features of the academic year in Austria

Austrian schoolchildren have 6 rest periods during the school year:

  1. Autumn vacation;
  2. Christmas Holidays;
  3. Semester break;
  4. Easter holidays;
  5. Holidays for Pentecost;
  6. Summer vacation.

The start and end dates for school holidays in Austria 2022-2023 have been set by the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research. They must be followed by middle and high schools, public and those that are equated to them. In private schools without government rights, dates can be changed.

In some cases, the school may change vacation dates. This applies to the following rest periods:

  • Autumn vacation;
  • Easter holidays;
  • Holidays for Pentecost;
  • Summer vacation.

The territory of Austria is divided into 9 federal states: Burgenland, Vienna, Carinthia, Upper Austria, Lower Austria, Salzburg, Styria, Tyrol, Vorarlberg. The dates of the summer holidays and the semester break are different for them. Below you will find the exact timetable.

School holidays in Austria 2022-2023

Below are the start and end dates for vacations in Austrian schools in the 2022-2023 academic year.

Summer vacation 2022 :

  • Burgenland, Lower Austria, Vienna: from July 2 to September 4, 2022;
  • Carinthia, Upper Austria, Salzburg, Styria, Tyrol, Vorarlberg: from 9 July to 11 September 2022.

Autumn vacation (all lands): from 27 to 31 October.

Christmas holidays (all lands): from December 24, 2022 to January 6, 2023.

Semester break (winter holidays, semester holidays) 2022-2023:

  • Lower Austria, Vienna: 6 to 11 February 2023;
  • Burgenland, Carinthia, Salzburg, Tyrol, Vorarlberg: from 13 to 18 February 2023;
  • Upper Austria, Styria: from 20 to 25 February 2023.

Easter holidays (all lands): From 1 to 10 April 2023.

Pentecost weekends: 27, 28, 29 May 2023.

Summer vacation 2023 :

  • Burgenland, Lower Austria, Vienna: from 1 July to 3 September 2023;
  • Carinthia, Upper Austria, Salzburg, Styria, Tyrol, Vorarlberg: from July 8 to September 10, 2023.

Other weekends in Austrian schools in 2022-2023

In addition to the main holidays, Austrian schoolchildren do not study on national holidays. In the 2022-2023 academic year, there are 12 such days:

  • October 26, 2022: National Day of the Republic of Austria;
  • November 1, 2022: All Saints Day;
  • December 8, 2022: Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary;
  • December 25, 2022: Christmas;
  • December 26, 2022: Saint Stephen’s Day;
  • January 1, 2023: New Year;
  • January 6, 2023: Epiphany;
  • April 10, 2023: Easter Monday;
  • May 1, 2023: Labor Day;
  • May 18, 2023: Ascension;
  • May 29, 2023: Spirits day;
  • June 8, 2023: Corpus Christi (Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ).

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