University of Graz
Description: The University of Graz, which was founded in 1585, is Austria's second oldest university and one of the largest in the country. Many excellent scientists, amongst them six Nobel laureates, have taught and researched here.

With 32,500 students and 4,000 employees the University of Graz contributes significantly to the vibrant life of Graz, the Styrian capital. Its location in Europe encourages a lively scientific, economic and cultural exchange with South-East Europe, from which not only the city benefits, but also its educational institutions.

City: Graz
Approximate semester dates: Semester 1 (Autumn semester): October-January
Semester 2 (Spring semester): March-June
Academic calendar
Language of instruction: German, English
Full time load equivalent: 30 ECTS per semester
from semester 2, 2013
Field of Study Available:
(Available in English)
Course catalogue (go to 'search' and select 'courses')
Business Management
Linguistics and Languages 
Cultural Studies
American Studies
Global Studies

Environmental & Regional Sciences & Education
Environmental Management


Natural Sciences


Business Management

Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.

Restricted Fields of Study: Pharmacy
Approximate living expenses:

EUR 2,600 - 4,600 per semester
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Housing and other information

More information on living expenses is given in the Information sheet (below)

Additional information:

EUR 400 accommodation scholarship available to 4 students per semester 

Information sheet

Student Welcome Guide

Website for exchange students

Intensive German language courseA 3-week language course worth 6ECTS is offered to exchange students prior to each semester. The course is offered at several levels and costs 170 euro (in 2017) (UQ students receive a reduced fee).

Other language courses are offered through the Language Institute at Graz during semester and are worth 3 ECTS each. There is a small fee associated with these courses (70 euro each in 2017), but they can still count towards your overall exchange ECTS study load.
German Language courses

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