Education System Overview
In the 2015-2016 academic year, 3,216 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Austria.
Academic year: October 1 – June 30
Major school holidays/break:
- Mid-December – early January
- July and August
Major exam period: January and May
4-6 years of English language classes are required for all Austrian high school students.
Structure of the University System
Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 3 years
The language of instruction in universities: Primarily German
Degrees offered: Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate