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Austria School Holidays 2021 and 2022

This page contains a calendar of all 2021 and 2022 school holidays in Austria. These dates are unlikely to be modified by the Federal Ministry of Education. However, please check back regularly for any updates that may occur.

School holidays in Austria consist of 5 major holidays – Christmas (December), semester break (February), Easter (March/April), Pentecost (May/June) and the summer holidays (July to August). Since the long summer holiday from the beginning of July to the end of August is the busiest time for travel within Austria and around Europe, most families ensure that travel plans are made well in advance.

School Year 2021-2022

School HolidaysStartsFinishes
Autumn Holidays27 Oct 2021
(Wed)
31 Oct 2021
(Sun)
Christmas Holidays24 Dec 2021
(Fri)
6 Jan 2022
(Thu)
Semester Holidays (Group 1)*7 Feb 2022
(Mon)
12 Feb 2022
(Sat)
Semester Holidays (Group 2)*14 Feb 2022
(Mon)
19 Feb 2022
(Sat)
Semester Holidays (Group 3)*21 Feb 2022
(Mon)
26 Feb 2022
(Sat)
Easter Holidays9 Apr 2022
(Sat)
18 Apr 2022
(Mon)
Pentecost Holidays4 Jun 2022
(Sat)
6 Jun 2022
(Mon)
Summer Holidays (Group 1)*2 Jul 2022
(Sat)
4 Sep 2022
(Sun)
Summer Holidays (Group 2)*9 Jul 2022
(Sat)
11 Sep 2022
(Sun)

Please visit bmbwf.gv.at for the original release of the 2021-2022 approved calendar.

Note:
— Semester Holidays (Group 1): Lower Austria & Vienna
— Semester Holidays (Group 2): Burgenland, Carinthia, Salzburg, Tyrol & Vorarlberg
— Semester Holidays (Group 3): Upper Austria & Styria
— Summer Holidays (Group 1): Burgenland, Lower Austria & Vienna
— Summer Holidays (Group 2): Carinthia, Upper Austria, Salzburg, Styria, Tyrol & Vorarlberg

There are nine states in Austria. Some school holidays differ between states. For example, the summer holidays start on the first week of July in Burgenland, Lower Austria and Vienna; meanwhile, the same holidays start on the second week of July for the remaining six states.

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